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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.


MEMBER BENEFITS

  • Event Access
    Complimentary and/or discounted admission to FIBA and FIBA Partner events, including conferences and exclusive webinars

  • Executive Education
    Professional training covering the most in-demand topics including Compliance, Wealth Management, Cybersecurity and Trade

  • Quality Connections
    Access to a unique and distinguished community of financial services professionals and industry experts in supportive and engaging settings

  • AMLCA Certification
    One complimentary registration for an AMLCA Online course and examination for one employee at a financial institution per year

  • FIBA Connect
    FIBA’s exclusive social platform and mobile app for resources, forums and direct access to thousands of individuals in the FIBA community


MEMBERSHIP LEVELS


Level Description
Financial Institutions Includes banks, securities broker dealers and investment advisors
Supporting Organizations Businesses and associations that are related to the international financial services industry such as law firms, Fintech companies, insurance and trust companies
Foreign Financial Institutions Financial institutions organized under a foreign jurisdiction
Individual Members Our newest membership category, offered to individuals doing business in the financial sector

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.

AML COMPLIANCE

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.

AML Compliance Chair: Alex Fortich, SVP/BSA/AML Officer & CCD , US Century

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Committee Chair: Ivan Garces, Principal | Risk Advisory Services, Kaufman Rossin

EDUCATION & TRAINING

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

INNOVATION

INNOVATION

Committee Chair: Daniel Stabile, Partner, Shutts & Bowes

LEGAL & REGULATORY AFFAIRS

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

MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP

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

NEXTGEN

NEXTGEN

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

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

TRADE FINANCE

TRADE FINANCE

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

WEALTH MANAGEMENT

WEALTH MANAGEMENT

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

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WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP

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