Mr. Latino Banker
Social entrepreneur with a focus on financial inclusion for marginalized agricultural workers. My philosophy is that the best way to lift people out of poverty is through proper access to financial services.
Undergrad School: Bentley University
Undergrad Major: Economics and Finance
Age: 27, Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino
Extracurriculars: Fideicomiso Salvar: Raised ~$35K USD as a volunteer for citizen initiative to help Ecuadorian health system, Y Combinator backed startup Board Member, advise founder on investment decisions
Title: CEO & Co-Founder
Industry: Banking & Finance
Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 7 mos
Big Life Wins:
Launched first-of-its-kind inclusive financial nonprofit organization in the country, providing banking services to traditionally marginalized workers in rural areas of the country. Raised more than $3.5M USD for loan portfolio from business owners and CEOs of large agricultural companies. Impacted more than 3000 minimum-wage workers positively by helping them exit predatory loan shark situations and save hundreds of dollars on interest.
Post MBA Goal:
Non-profit I launched is the first chapter on my life from a future career in commercial banking. I am leaving my post as CEO and recommending the board to appoint my second in command. My career goals after an MBA are to work for a commercial bank or fintech for 1 or 2 years, and then come back to my country and start my own bank.
Target School: Harvard