Vanessa Garcia was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She is the first in her family to ever pursue a higher education. She graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. Vanessa also participated in the Mentored Internship Program at Tarzana Treatment Centers College as an undergrad and then shortly started her journey at TTCC.
Vanessa works in the Business Development Department alongside her mentor Catherine Duehren and with other amazing individuals. Vanessa oversees processing and creating invoices for funding of the college. On her spare time, she likes to spend time with her two dogs with friends and family.