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Driven Professional with over 20 years experience in International Banking, Treasury and Trade and Supply Chain Finance consistently delivering top performance in multiple sales initiatives. Serves as a trusted advisor to Global Financial Institutions, Large Corporate and Middle Market clients in the US and Latin America requiring Global Trade and Structured Financing alternatives to optimize their working capital, better manage foreign risks and reduce operating costs.

Work History


Managing Partner and Consultant

Worldwide Financial Solutions

Founded a boutique consultancy firm focused on delivering creative financial solutions and investment opportunities for global companies, financial institutions and individuals. These include helping cover funding needs, consulting in the areas of working capital management, process improvements and risk mitigation, educating personnel on best practices in the global front and providing a systematic approach to implementing these solutions. Latest project included setting up Foreign Correspondent Banking for foreign bank in Florida. Developing a robust pipeline across the US and Latin America.


Sales Director and Consultant

Wells Fargo

Charged with being an initial conduit through which Wells Fargo delivers its Global Banking products and services to Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking and ABL clients in Florida. Solutions include International Credit Products (such as trade cycle finance, cross border lending, structured trade finance, EXIM working capital and other international financing options), Payment Products (trade services, international treasury management, and foreign exchange) and other international advisory services. Responsible for sourcing new prospect opportunities and for proactively collaborating with wholesale relationship managers, business development officers to cross-sell international solutions to existing clients. Will be leveraging cross-border and cross-functional deal teams to develop and implement these global solutions.


Regional Sales Manager

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Added Responbilities include Trade Sales coordination of cross-regional transactions and lead generation through channel/network financing activities with local Corporate and Commercial clients, FinancialInstitutions, Multinational and Public Sector Companies. Continue to support portfolio optimization/ distribution strategies, product enhancement and implementations.


Director and Head of Distribution

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Manage Asset Sales and Distribution activities for Latin America Corporate and Financial Institutions. Responsible for proactively managing the Global Trade Portfolio with the goal of meeting clients needs while maximizing returns through the efficient use of capital. Support overall Trade strategy for the Region through active collaboration with teams in the US, EMEA and Asia.


Director and Regional Manager

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Responsible for managing GTS relationships for Latin America Region outside of Mexico and Brazil. Provide Working Capital Solutions to Large Corporates in the Region through Trade and Supply Chain


Senior Vice President

Bank of America

Successfully developed Trade proposition for the Latin America Division. by Structuring Trade, Structured Trade and Supply Chain transactions for Large Corporates, Banks, Middle Market and Business Banking clients in the Southeast US and Latin America.


Vice President-Regional Manager

Commerce Bank (now TD Bank)

Corporate Trade Lending Senior Underwriter for US Eximbank Working Capital and Foreign buyer transactions. Promoted Trade products to Bank clients in Florida


Vice President-Regional Manager


Senior Relationship Manager for Corporates, Government and Banks in Caribbean, Central America and Andean countries. Structured Product Manager-Inter-American Development Bank Program..


Regional Vice President

Structured Trade Finance at Wachovia Bank, N.A.
Regional Vice President- (5 years) Structured larger trade transactions Financial Institutions and Corporates in the Latin America Region Assisted in Portfolio risk mitigation(Factoring, Forfaiting, Government and Private Insurance Programs) Acted as advisor to Foreign Financial Institutions on improving Trade processes to Higher Standards. Lending Officer for Florida Commercial Bank clients with Trade transaction.

Vice President-Regional Manager

Financial Institutions LATAM at Union Planters Bank (now Regions Bank)

Managed relationships with Banks in South America and Mexico. Cash Management and Trade Product Sales.


Relationship Officer-Trade

Hamilton Bank

International Credit Training Program with emphasis on International Corporates and Correspondent Banking. Lending Officer-Managed portfolio of Trade Finance clients. 



Masters in Business Administration

University of Miami School of Business

Executive Program with specialization in International Business


Bachelors in Business Administration

University of Miami School of Business

Degree: International Finance and Marketing


High School Graduate

Antilles Military Academy

Junior ROTC - High Distinction

Volunteer Organizations

Florida International Bankers Association - FIBA
Chairman - Trade Finance Committee - July 2010 - Present

Proud to serve in this distinguished committee of industry and community leaders in the fields of Global Trade and Cash Management. Responsible for managing the overall agenda which includes: - Educational Programs for the New and Experienced Bankers - Liaising with Organizations that promote Trade Development - Promoting best Practices in the Industry focusing on Global Initiatives, Latin America, Commercial Banking and Cash Management.

Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas - ATFA
Board Member - Executive CommitteeJanuary 2007 - October 2014

Senior leader responsible for expansion and overall growth of the organization throughout the years. Served in numerous capacities to support the organizational goals.

Hispanic Business Initiative
Programs Committee Member - December 2015 - Present

Help the Organization build Regional Strategic Alliances and Advise on Marketing Ideas to expand users of services that Support Hispanic Businesses in Florida.

Apprentice Worldwide
Founder, President and Chief Volunteer - March 2014 - Present

Apprentice Worldwide is a Career Development organization which helps Young Professionals build added skills necessary to succeed in their chosen professions. I am primarily responsible for developing overall strategy and executing ongoing professional Training/Mentor Programs, finding Sponsors/Executives willing to support with "hands on" training experiences, and train Volunteer Staff to support with Operational, Marketing, and Expansion duties.

Alpha Kappa Psi
Chapter Advisor - Florida International University - August 2014 - Present

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of a specific college chapter. - Provide guidance and assistance to the chapter and the chapter officers - Serving as a role model for the chapter through his or her professionalism, professional success, and adherence to the fraternity’s Core Values and Guiding Principles.


English (Native or bilingual proficiency) , Spanish (Native or bilingual proficiency) , Portuguese , (Full professional proficiency) , Italian (Professional working proficiency). Learning Mandarin Chinese.