Vicky Gutierrez was raised in Louisiana and moved to Mississippi with her family in 1991. She has spent most of her life involved in some type of community and volunteer work beginning when she was in junior high school.
Raising her son and daughter, Vicky held an office each year in the PTA continuously for over twenty years. Vicky has received several awards for her parental involvement including Hancock County Parent of the Year.
After her children were grown, to continue her volunteer work, she became involved in Rotary International, the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce, Centurions, and Biloxi Little Theater.
She has been selected as New Rotarian of the Year, received several President’s Awards, Rotary Spirit Awards, Governor’s Award, and was twice selected as Rotarian of the Year. She currently serves in three roles of Rotary District 6840 which encompasses 50 Rotary Clubs along Southern Louisiana and Southern Mississippi. She is currently District Deputy Governor, District Treasurer and District Conference Chair, and has previously served in several other district positions. She is also a current member of Edgewater Rotary of Biloxi whose members work towards improving their local community, state, country, and world.
Vicky previously served on the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Board for seven years. Serving as VP of Military Affairs for three years she began conducting welcoming tours of the area for incoming military spouses. She has chaired Uncorked, a well-known Chamber event since 2012, and is also a board member of Biloxi Little Theater where she is the membership chair. Vicky is a past president of Centurions, a military support organization. The association provides financial support to the ongoing activities and programs of work for the Military Affairs Committees in Gulfport and Biloxi, as well as the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.
She has worked as the Office Manager of Norowski and Associates since 2005. Her daughter, Kyla lives in Orlando and is married with one son. Her son, Larry Paul, lives in Tampa with his wife and three daughters. Vicky says being a grandmother is the best job she has ever held!