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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.


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.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Images and Poems, 1991.


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.


  • Other Interests

    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.

Luis Felipe Quiles Vazquez

Maria Luisa (Diaz) Vazquez

Jose A. Lopez

Fernando J. Forestier

Brenda I. Lopez Forestier

Jose A. Lopez Forestier

Junior Forestier