VP-Regional Manager, Mechanics Bank

Iris was first introduced to Venice Arts in early 2018 by one of Venice Arts' long-time volunteer artist-mentors. Venice Arts' programs connected with Iris' deep passion for helping low-income young people build a positive future and, at the end of 2018, Iris formally joined Venice Arts' Board of Directors. Iris has been in the banking industry for nearly 30 years and, in her current position leads five of Mechanic Banks' branches in Southern California; she is also a Public Notary  In addition to her professional background, she was a volunteer coach for five years and is committed to animal rescue with three cats, a bird, and a dog currently sharing Iris' home.