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Carmen Iris Forestier

Carmen Iris Forestier, Puerto Rican banker. Recipient Volunteer Services award Health Rehabilitation Services, Tampa, 1989-1991.


  • Forestier, Carmen Iris was born on July 3, 1942 in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Came to the United States, 1983. Daughter of Luis Felipe Quiles and Maria Luisa (Diaz) Vazquez.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Puerto Rico, 1968.


    • Supervisor international letters credit First National City Bank, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, 1963-1968. International officer Banco Popular Puerto Rico, 1969-1974. Assistant vice president Banco Mercantile, 1975-1983.

      International document examiner Southeast Bank, Tampa, Florida, 1984-1985. Supervisor international operations North Carolina National Bank (now Nations Bank), 1985-1989, commercial loan analyst, since 1989. Board directors Bloomingdale Gazette, Brandon, Florida.


    • Author: Images and Poems, 1991.


    Party affiliation: church of Christ.


    Denomination: Church of Christ


    Youth and adult teacher, theology speaker Bethel Mission, Wimauma, Florida, since 1985. Community leader Police and Community Relations, Tampa, since 1990. Recruiteer Suncoast Girl Scouts of America, Tampa, since 1991.

    Member Hispanic Business Institute (Second vice president Tampa chapter 1990-1991), Hispanic Professional Womens Association (treasurer Tampa chapter since 1989), Bloomingdale Homeowners Association (board directors Brandon chapter 1989-1991), Foster Parents Association, American Association Notaries.



    Poetry, volunteer work, exercising, theater, music.


    • Married Jose A. Lopez, December 1, 1962 (divorced 1975). Children: Brenda I. Lopez, Jose A. Lopez, Junior. Married Fernando J. Forestier, November 22, 1979.
    • father: Luis Felipe Quiles Vazquez
    • mother: Maria Luisa (Diaz) Vazquez
    • spouses: Jose A. Lopez
    • Fernando J. Forestier
    • children: Brenda I. Lopez Forestier
    • Jose A. Lopez Forestier
    • Junior Forestier
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    Born July 3, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1968
      University Puerto Rico
    • 1963 - 1968
      Supervisor intern, ational letters credit First National City Bank
      Puerto Rico
    • 1969 - 1974
      intern, ational officer Banco Popular Puerto Rico
    • 1975 - 1983
      assistant, vice president Banco Mercantile
    • 1984 - 1985
      intern, ational document examiner Southeast Bank
      Tampa, Florida, United States