Donna Burtch is a Senior Executive Assistant to the San Diego Regional President of Union Bank, has a B.S. from Kansas State University and an MBA in Finance from Adelphi University. Raised in Montana, Donna has lived and worked in Kansas, Okinawa, Japan, New York and Connecticut as well as San Diego. While largely a bank professional, she has also worked in large corporations, has done consumer credit counseling overseas for a case load of 50 families; taught financial literacy classes in a special summer school program to grade school children and separately taught financial literacy classes with other bank women at the YWCA’s Passages program, aimed at helping women overcoming domestic violence. For nearly 20 years she was a host family for ELS students from Europe and Asia who came to learn English as a second language. First to attend college in her family, Donna highly values the importance of education and how life changing it can be. Her passion is in helping children learn and broaden their lives and she is especially excited to be a part of ArtsBusXpress and the opportunities it affords children to learn, especially in the arts and sciences.