This week, Iris Figueroa joined US Rice Producers Association as Office and Technology Manager. Iris completed her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and received her MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. She has over 10 years' experience in office management and has held various administrative positions in different industries including construction, healthcare, and banking. Born in Puerto Rico, Iris is fully bilingual (English / Spanish). At a very young age her family relocated to Brownsville, Texas where she lived for five years and then returned to Puerto Rico. Iris returned to Texas in 2012 and currently lives in Richmond, TX. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her twin girls.