Ms. Barrera is the founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of LiftFund, founded in 1994 and currently one of the largest non-profit micro and small business lenders in the United States. At LiftFund, Ms. Barrera is responsible for the organization’s financial management, oversight of its annual budget, and the development of methodology and loan delivery procedures. From 2012 to 2017, she served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch. From 2015 to 2019, she was a member of the FDIC National Advisory Board. She serves on the National Advisory Boards of BBVA Compass and Bank of America. She is also a board member of the San Antonio University Health System Trustee, the National Association of Latino Credit Asset Builders, Our Lady of the Lake University, and the San Antonio Area Foundation. Ms. Barrera received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of the Incarnate Word.