• Graduated high school at age 17 and entered banking as a part-time teller.
• Was an assistant bank manager within three years of entering field.
• Branch manager for three years for First Western Bank.
• Native of El Salvador, named vice president of Signature Bank’s multicultural banking division, Banco Sí.
Board member and treasurer, Beaver Lake Fire Department; previous member of IberiaBank’s Diversity & Inclusion Council.
Professional “aha” moment
“When I started in banking, I knew I wanted to make a career in banking.”
“To continue doing what I love to do — help customers achieve their financial goals.”
Learning from a mentor
“There are too many to name. I’ve been blessed to have always worked with great people who took the time to help me grow and teach me everything I know.”
Where you see yourself in 10 years
“Still in banking but doing more community development work.”
A word that describes you