Debbie Escobedo joined Balboa Thrift and Loan in 1990 as a backup teller and receptionist. In June, the thrift named her president. Photo courtesy of Balboa Thrift and Loan

Debbie Escobedo joined Balboa Thrift and Loan in 1990 as a backup teller and receptionist. In June, the thrift named her president. Photo courtesy of Balboa Thrift and Loan

DEBBIE ESCOBEDO

Title: President and CEO, Balboa Thrift and Loan

Alma mater: Pacific Coast Banking School

Charitable and community work: Chula Vista Police Foundation

Bucket list: Scuba diving in new places, eventually traveling with her granddaughter (now 3 months old) and exposing her to arts and culture around the world

Debbie Escobedo is not your stereotypical bank president...

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