Get To Know Joy

Joy is a Fiduciary Administrator at Tarbox.  She manages certain administrative aspects for Trust clients.

Joy spent 23 years as a manager in the pharmaceutical industry, moving six times before returning to her home state of California.  She carried the ‘bag’, was a Medical Information Specialist, and a Manager in Professional Relations for Merck, designing symposia and managing Merck’s cardiovascular franchise presence at major medical conventions.  Upon moving back to California, Joy was a Customer Support Manager for the San Diego Region, a District Manager and an Accounts Manager.

Never one to sit still, after leaving the pharmaceutical industry, Joy worked for UCI on the National Children’s Study, was a Census Taker and is Executive Director of a non-profit dance festival.

Joy has a BA in Zoology from UCSB and an MBA from the University of Utah.


Numer of decades practicing yoga (and she's a certified instructor)


Weeks on a SCUBA trip through Micronesia and Indonesia

What would you be doing if you were not in this field?

I'd either be a clinical psychologist or an interior designer.

- Joy Dittberner


Weight in pounds of the halibut she caught in Alaska

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