Jesus Eduardo Escobar attended local schools; Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy and Vincent Memorial High School in Calexico, CA. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego in San Diego, CA.
Mr. Escobar also graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington; a graduate level program focused on the financial services industry.
Mr. Escobar was employed by the former Valley Independent Bank currently Mechanic’s Bank and enjoyed a successful 16-year banking career that included multiple senior level management positions and the corporate titles of Senior Vice President and Regional President.
Currently, Mr. Escobar is a licensed U.S. Customs Broker, managing offices in Calexico, CA and San Diego, CA.
Mr. Escobar was a member of the Calexico City Council (2016-2019).
Mr. Escobar’s civic and community involvement includes being, board member of Border Communities Capital Company; a company that re-invests new market tax credits in low to moderate-income communities, past president of the Calexico Rotary Club and the Calexico Noontimer’s Lion’s Club. Mr. Escobar has also taught business and finance courses at Imperial Valley College and San Diego State University.
Mr. Escobar is married to his wife, Perla Lizeth and has three beautiful daughters, Paulina, Camila and Romina Almadelia.