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Rocio Aluminé Diaz – Pomelo

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Latin America has a population exceeding 650 million people, many of whom don’t have access to a bank account. According to Rocio Aluminé Diaz, access to financial products and services is a great challenge in the region because the technology and infrastructure is highly fragmented by country, very expensive and oftentimes outdated—if not entirely obsolete. She’s […]

Rick Donovan – Lake City Bank

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Though it’s not quite post-pandemic at Lake City Bank, each day brings promise of more normalcy to one of Indiana’s oldest state-chartered financial institutions and the largest that’s solely invested in the Hoosier State. It’s taken teamwork, explains Rick Donovan, who joined the bank in late 2019 after years of being its outside counsel. How […]

Roberto Villasana Garcia – 4finance

Est. reading time: 3 mins

Getting back to business as usual has been anything but usual. But with Roberto Villasana Garcia tending to all legal and compliance matters, he confident 4finance will get there. A global provider of digital consumer financing, the Riga, Latvia-based organization must streamline processes now and focus on growth within Latin America, a targeted area, when […]

Regan Schmidt – CNG Holdings, Inc.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Imagine you’re a father of three. As the breadwinner, you work hard to pay the bills and provide for your family, but a few weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic, you lose your job. Like many, you wait for weeks to receive unemployment benefits. Then the refrigerator dies, and you have no choice but to pull […]

Rodrigo Bustos Deaza – Efecty

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Financial inclusion: It’s a necessity for bringing people and companies into the socioeconomic mainstream. Especially in countries where much of the citizenry dwells in remote areas and thus lacks access to traditional banking. In Colombia, that inclusionary effort is largely spearheaded by Efecty, a Bogota-based company that for nearly a quarter-century has melded technology with […]

Ruthie Wahl – Ninepoint Partners

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Ruthie Wahl has never been one to follow the herd. Which seemed to be the way of things for so many Canadian asset management firms early last year. That’s when Canadian financial regulators cleared the way for retail investors to delve into liquid alternative funds that encompass asset classes ranging from hedge to real estate, […]

Ricardo Hernández – Bolsa Nacional de Valores de Costa Rica

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Though his favorite novel is “Don Quixote,” Ricardo Hernández prefers not to tilt at windmills as legal director for the Costa Rica stock exchange. Called the Bolsa Nacional de Valores de Costa Rica, the stock exchange is a nerve center of the nation’s economy where investors can contribute to economic growth while also benefitting from […]

Rebecca Stump – SEI Private Trust Company

Est. reading time: 6 mins

While working as an attorney, Rebecca Stump and her husband decided to enter the real estate business on the side by purchasing a multi-unit building. After becoming a mom she and her husband decided to expand the business. It proved to be a bit of a three-ring circus, she says, juggling and responding to the […]

Robert Rosen – Kenon Holdings

Est. reading time: 6 mins

Robert Rosen will be the first to tell you that not much may make sense about the turns his professional life has taken in the past few years. A self-proclaimed tech geek, the law never really has been the sole passion of this adventurous 45-year-old from New Jersey who, last autumn, shed the general counsel […]

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