Eric Garcia, a VP, branch manager for First Citizens Bank in Jacksonville, FL has a passion in helping the community achieve their financial goals with focus on helping small businesses succeed. He has a passion sharing financial education to small business owners, kids and teens across the First Coast.
Eric, son of a Puerto Rican father and a Mexican mother, was born in El Paso, TX, however spent the majority of his childhood moving across the country as his father served in the United States Marine Corps and enjoyed living in different parts of the country. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. After graduating, Eric worked in sales for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club before making the change to banking. When not working, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife and son, doing anything to do with baseball, and golfing.