In an effort to identify and address specific issues within each functional area of financial institutions.

AML Compliance

Our mission is to advance and promote our members BSA and Compliance skills set. Facilitate discussion and support on current and developing industry Anti-Money Laundering, compliance, and regulatory concerns, expectations,
and practices.

Guillermo Horta, Chief AML Officer & Global Head at Scotiaban

Community Relations

Our mission is to support the needs of our community by fostering relationships with FIBA’s sponsored charities, while promoting engagement and unity of FIBA members during the fundraising activities and event preparations to bring joy and hope to the people we serve

Rosse Barrantes, City National Bank

Education & Training

To offer meaningful and timely educational and training programs for professionals in the financial services industry through direct programs and in cooperation with universities and colleges, as well as other educational institutions and trade associations on topics of mutual interest.

Marcos Kerbel, Adjunct Professor of Finance at Florida International University
Yamil Haidar, Us Century


To promote innovation among FIBA members, serving as a resource, facilitator, and thought leader to address a broad range of financial information technology-related opportunities and issues of interest to FIBA members.

Edgar Osuna, iuvity
Susana Sierra, BH Compliance

Legal & Regulatory Affairs

The principal mission of the Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee (the “Committee”) of the Florida International Bankers Association (“FIBA”) is to promote, support, and advance the legislative and regulatory objectives of FIBA.

Marina Olman, Greenberg Taurig
Daniel Gutierrez, Ocean Bank


To retain, grow and diversify membership in line with changing times and the environment by demonstrating relevance and contribution to the financial industry.

Wayne Shah, Wells Fargo


Promote the professional development of young professionals in the financial industry through a series of FIBA networking and educational events and related industry activities.

Alberto Delgado, Compliance Officer Banco Pichincha-Miami Agency
Michael Laffont, Kaufman Rossin

Operations & Technology

The mission of the Operations & Technology Committee is to provide a forum for members to discuss operational and technological issues of mutual concern, share best practices and experiences and identify industry needs in order to provide ongoing development and training to ensure and protect our banking industry.

Guillermo Benites, UDT
Vincent Raniere, iSoftware4Banks

Trade and Working Capital Solutions Committee

Dedicated to bringing to the financial sector the “Best Practices” for risk mitigation and techniques to optimize the management of working capital and liquidity invested in supply chain processes. Today, this covers a wide range of products, programs, and solutions in the financing of Trade aimed at addressing the needs of buyers and sellers and financial institutions in the increasingly complex supply chains in which they are involved.

Shalako Wiener, Goba Capital
Diego Lucio, Wells Fargo

Wealth Management

Sounding Board for all Members providing Wealth Management Services in a Bank, Broker-Dealer, a Family Office, or Insurance provider, holistically looking at the international client.

Fernando Herrera, Santander Private Banking International

Women’s Leadership

To develop and promote leadership for women in the financial services industry through professional development, mentoring, and networking

Heidy Duarte, Kaufman Rossin