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Join a community of professionals from more than 100 leading financial institutions and companies.
FIBA’s membership includes some of the largest financial institutions and most influential organizations in the world. Our members work on behalf of the international banking industry at the local, state and federal level to ensure informed policy-development and decision-making.
FIBA is composed of Eleven Committees
In an effort to identify and address specific issues within each functional area of financial institutions, FIBA has developed 11 different committees that members can become a part of. Committee activities include drafting position papers and comment letters, forming task forces to deal with specific events, inviting guest speakers on a topic of interest, or recommending training programs for professional job development.
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.
AML Compliance Chair: Alex Fortich, SVP/BSA/AML Officer & CCD , US Century
Committee Chair: Ivan Garces, Principal | Risk Advisory Services, Kaufman Rossin
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.
Education & Training Committee Chair: Marcos Kerbel
Committee Chair: Daniel Stabile, Partner, Shutts & Bowes
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.
Legal & Regulatory Affairs Chair: Sergio Alvarez-Mena, Partner, Jones Day
To retain, grow and diversify membership in line with changing times and environment by demonstrating relevance and contribution to the financial industry.
Membership Committee Chair: Isabell Wheeler, Director of AML Compliance, Foodman
Promote the professional development of young professionals in the financial industry through a series of FIBA networking and educational events and related industry activities.
NextGen Committee Chair: Harry Cupp, Compliance Officer, Banco de Bogota
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.
Operations & Technology Chair: Alejandro Mijares, CRISC, CISA, MSMIS , Kaufman Rossin
The goal of the Trade and Finance Committee is to be a catalyst for growth of Regional Trade activities by sharing innovative ideas and supporting business development efforts within our Community, while encouraging and helping educate its members on "Best Practices" in the fields of Trade and Finance Services.
Trade & Finance Committee Chair: Hernan Mayol, Managing Director, EIA Global
Sounding Board for all Members providing Wealth Management Services in a Bank, a Broke , a Family office , an Insurance provider , holistically looking at the international client.
Wealth Management Committee Chair: In transition
To develop and promote leadership for women in the financial services industry through professional development, mentoring, and networking
Women’s Leadership Committee Chair: Stephanie Palmer, Associate Director, Sr Business Development & Sales Manager HSBC