BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jeff Ivey is President and CEO of River City Federal Credit Union, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and Juntos Avanzamos credit union located in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1936, the credit union serves members in Bexar County and is also designated as a Minority Deposit Institution (MDI).
Ivey has over 30 years in the financial industry, working at large regional and small community banks, as well as a large credit union prior to joining River City in 2018. He is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University and received his MBA from the University of Washington.
He and wife Janice are also court appointed child advocates with CASA in San Antonio, working with children that are under Child Protective Services custody due to abuse and neglect. Jeff is a Board Member with the San Antonio LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, serves on the United Way’s Partners for Community Change, and is a Credit Union Advisory Council board member for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
She has a strong background of twenty plus years in retail management. Gratefully, endowing her with a wealth of knowledge in human interactions. She has learned and understands that customer service is the key component to any business. Jeanette is passionate about helping others and is drawn to coaching and developing peers, teams, and community.
Jeanette looks forward to bringing her passion to the LGBTQ+ community through the LGBT Chamber of Commerce as a Board Member. She is excited to serve the LGBTQ+ and Ally community and looks forward to working with each of you.
JEZZIKA LEE PEREZ
Jezzika Lee Perez is owner of Perez & Associates Tax Group, LLC. She has been in the Tax and Accounting arena for more than 20 years. After holding positions within the Federal Government in Washington, DC and working for one of the Big 4 Accounting firms, Jezzika realized her passion was in helping small businesses. Formed in 2013, Perez & Associates Tax Group, LLC, is a tax practice dedicated to working with small businesses and the non-profit community of Bexar County. Her leadership position on the San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce and past experience as an Adjunct Accounting Professor reflects her commitment and passion to giving back to her community. In her spare time, Jezzika enjoys Yoga, Softball, updating her Yelp profile and finding opportunities to commit random acts of kindness. A native of South Texas, Jezzika earned her Master’s and Bachelor’s Accounting degrees from Texas A&M University – Kingsville.