Membership Announcement for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Los Angeles Branch Board of Directors
Los Angeles, California – The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has appointed Maritza Diaz, chief executive officer of iTjuana, a technology services company based in the San Diego area that enables customers to create technology centers of excellence in Tijuana, to its Los Angeles branch board of directors.
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Ms. Diaz brings over 20 years of U.S. and international experience in information technology and software engineering. Prior to becoming the chief executive officer of iTjuana, Ms. Diaz served as senior director at Thermo Fisher Scientific where she was responsible for growing the company’s digital capabilities in North America, India and Mexico. Ms. Diaz is a thought-leader in the field of cross-border collaboration in the software industry between San Diego and Baja California.
She holds a bachelor’s in computer science from Army Polytechnic School in Ecuador and a master of business administration, with a concentration in technology management, from the University of Phoenix.
The remaining members of the Los Angeles Branch Board of Directors include:
Anita V. Pramoda, chief executive officer, Owned Outcomes, Las Vegas, NV
Carl Chang, chief executive officer, Redwood-Kairos Real Estate Partners, Pieology Pizzeria, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Luis Faura, president and chief executive officer, Gluten Free Foods Manufacturing, Chino, CA
Robert H. Gleason, president and chief executive officer, Evans Hotels, San Diego, CA
Steven W. Streit, founder and former president and chief executive officer, Green Dot Bank and Green Dot Corporation, Pasadena, CA
One vacancy remains on the Los Angeles Board, and recruitment is currently in progress.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the public by promoting a healthy, sustainable economy, and supporting the nation’s financial and payment systems. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes one-fifth of the nation’s population and represents the world’s fourth-largest economy. As part of the nation’s central bank, the SF Fed informs monetary policy, regulates banks, administers certain consumer protection laws and acts as a financial partner to the U.S. government.