Features Banking

Shael Weinreb – The Home Equity Partners

Est. reading time: 5 mins

The Home Equity Partners Launches to Give Greater Toronto Area Homeowners a New Way to Access Their Home Equity  “House rich, cash poor.” It’s a situation unfortunately faced by many, and even more so in Canada than in the United States.   It can be very difficult today for people in Toronto to qualify for traditional […]

Neil Rosolinsky – Citizens Financial Group 

Est. reading time: 6 mins

This isn’t Animal Farm, Neil Rosolinsky emphasizes during a Vanguard interview in March. At Citizens Financial Group, all customers are treated with the same high-quality service, though those with high net worth may have needs that set them apart from the typical client.  In recent years, as Citizens’ profile and footprint have grown and evolved […]

Jorge Marroquin – Grupo Financiero G&T Continental  

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Jorge Marroquin, the general counsel at Grupo Financiero G&T Continental, stands as a beacon of legal innovation in the financial industry. With an eye for strategic opportunities and a deep understanding of the evolving regulatory landscape, Marroquin spearheads transformative initiatives to modernize legal operations within the organization.   “By leveraging cutting-edge technologies and best practices, our […]

Patricia Bauer – FIS Global 

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Patricia Bauer, the assistant general counsel at FIS Global in Latin America, is an essential force in shaping the legal landscape for the company, specializing in card processing. Managing a team of lawyers, Bauer understands the strategic importance of the legal department. Rather than simply mitigating risks, she envisions the legal team actively contributing to […]

Jacqueline Keller – Maybank 

Est. reading time: 5 mins

There’s nothing like immersion to assimilate a new hire. So Jacqueline Keller experienced in April 2014 after becoming head of legal for Maybank’s dealings in the Americas. Days later, she was on a plane to its international headquarters in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, where the executive team warmly greeted Keller.  But she couldn’t […]

Cydney Archie – Cadence Bank

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Cydney Archie says she wanted to practice law in the financial services industry because it would offer varied opportunities to learn about how law and business intersect. “The role at Cadence Bank was attractive to me because I knew I’d get exposure to varying areas of financial services and learn from colleagues and get great […]

Ana Carolina Pérez – Multibank

Est. reading time: 3 mins

Ana Carolina Pérez has nearly two decades of legal experience in the banking and finance industry, and in November 2021, she joined Multibank Panama as the vice president of legal advice. Since then, she and her team of 10 attorneys and six legal assistants have helped Multibank add technology for contract review, editing and storage […]

Michelle Orr – KeyBank

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Transitioning from USD LIBOR is one belaboring process. That’s the acronym for the London Interbank Offered Rate for U.S. Dollars, which is used to approximate the average interest rate banks pay on unsecured loans from each other. LIBOR historically has been used for many types of financial products. London label notwithstanding, the index is used […]

Deana Tillotson – InterBank

Est. reading time: 4 mins

By any measure, InterBank’s growth has been a steady success. In about a dozen years, the bank, which operates in Texas and Oklahoma, has grown from $1.5 billion in assets to more than $4 billion. Deana Tillotson, who’s an executive vice president and the general counsel, expects more success—she’s spent the past two years preparing […]

Beth Rubin – PNC Bank

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Beth Rubin often asks herself what she, a healthcare lawyer, is doing working at a bank, especially because she doesn’t know any other lawyer doing what she does. The answer is simple: She’s the legal bridge between the healthcare and finance worlds. “I used to think that the healthcare providers were heavily regulated, but I […]


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Summer I 2024



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