Carol Chilton Garcia is a fifth generation Roseville resident and employed with Granite Community Bank as a Senior Vice President and Marketing Director. Carol has over 27 years of community banking experience.
She is the youngest of four daughters born to Frank and Barbara Chilton. Garcia is a graduate of Sierra College and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Sacramento.
She was the 1999 President for the Roseville Chamber of Commerce. Carol has served as President for the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County and the Rotary Club of Roseville. She served 8 years as member and chairperson for the City of Roseville Grants Advisory Commission, 2 years on the City of Roseville Public Utilities Commission and has served on the Sutter Roseville Medical Center Foundation Board.
Carol is currently the Chairperson for the South Placer UC Davis Breast Cancer Endowment Fund and serves on the Roseville City Council.
Garcia is the 1997 recipient of the prestigious Athena Award given by the Roseville Chamber of Commerce and their Volunteer of the Year Award in 1995, 1996 and 2003. She was recognized as First Lady of the Year for Beta Sigma Phi Sacramento area Chapters and received the Outstanding Rotarian of the Year Award in 2003.
Garcia also served on the Sierra College Foundation board in the late 1990’s and has since been instrumental in assisting with numerous fundraisers to help benefit Sierra College.
She resides in Roseville with her husband, Orlando and two daughters, Raeanne and Sherry.Fondest Memory: Arguing with a teacher at the age of 18 over receiving a B+ when deserving an A. The instructor's advice was to lighten up and don't be so hard on yourself. In retrospect, the grade meant nothing but I have heeded the advice over the years and during life's dilemmas I often hear those instructor's words.
Favorite Teacher: Michael Claytor, Anthropology Teacher.
Favorite Classes: Physical and Cultural Anthropology
Best Advice: Explore all career opportunities by taking a variety of classes in junior college and never stop pursuing your goals.
Fondest Memory: Arguing with a teacher at the age of 18 over receiving a B+ when deserving an A. The instructor's advice was to lighten up and don't be so hard on yourself. In retrospect, the grade meant nothing but I have heeded the advice over the years and during life's dilemmas I often hear those instructor's words.