JANET GARUFIS joined the Music Academy Board of Directors in November 2016. Originally from Los Angeles, Ms. Garufis moved to Santa Barbara in 2002. She joined Montecito Bank & Trust in 2004, and became the bank’s president and CEO in 2006. Ms. Garufis currently also serves as a Trustee and sits on the Executive Committees for Sansum Clinic® and the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, where she is a Past President. In addition, Ms. Garufis served as a Director on the Board of the Santa Barbara Regional Chamber of Commerce, where she was the 2012 Board Chair. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of Casa Pacifica and the Leadership Council for CASA. Named the 2015 Volunteer of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Ms. Garufis has served on the Strategic Planning Committee for the Santa Barbara Symphony, and was the Co-Chair of the United Way Santa Barbara workplace campaign from 2009– 2011. Additionally, she has served on the Board of the Santa Barbara Symphony and Women’s Economic Ventures, Santa Barbara Habitat for Humanity, Fielding Graduate University and Leading from Within.