BURBANK, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Woodbury University today announced the appointment of banker Marla Vasquez to the Board of Trustees.
Vasquez is senior vice president and regional president for Wells Fargo's San Fernando Valley Community Bank. She oversees 950 team members and 38 banking stores with more than $5 billion in deposits. In 2009, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal named Vasquez among the top businesswomen in the region with its "Executive Newcomer Award." Consistently recognized for her leadership and sales performance, Vasquez is a five-time winner of Wells Fargo's annual sales and service award for top performing regional bankers.
Vasquez has been active throughout her career in numerous nonprofits and community events. She currently serves on the board of the Valley Industry Commerce Association (VICA). She earned a bachelor's degree with a double major in business management and psychology from Rocky Mountain College in Montana, and a master's in psychology from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. In 2005, she graduated from the Graduate School of Retail Bank Management. Vasquez resides with her husband in Santa Clarita.
"We are delighted that Marla Vasquez has joined our Board of Trustees," says Kenneth R. Nielsen, Ed.D., president, Woodbury University. "She brings not only tremendous finance, sales, and business experience, but also a commitment to the communities of the San Fernando Valley."
The Woodbury Board of Trustees consists of individuals who have diverse experience in education, business, architecture, design, philanthropy, law, medicine, and public service.
Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California. Woodbury offers bachelor's degrees from the School of Architecture, School of Business, School of Media, Culture & Design, and Institute of Transdisciplinary Studies, along with an MBA program, Master of Architecture, Master of Architecture in Real Estate Development, and Master of Organizational Leadership. A San Diego campus offers bachelor of architecture and Master of Architecture in Real Estate Development degrees.
SOURCE Woodbury University