Proven financial services executive, product innovator, and operations specialist for innovative retail banking solutions.
Mario brings real world experience in all aspects of retail banking, including retail delivery, operations, regulatory compliance, training, outside sales and community based marketing. He provides the leadership for New Market Partners turn-key program services in the areas of compliance, branch operations, training and predictive analytics.
Prior to New Market Partners, Mario held numerous positions of increasing leadership and responsibility during his 25 year career in banking, manufacturing and technology. His experience includes finance and operations executive positions with El Banco de Nuestra Comunidad, an innovative retail banking concept for Hispanics, and with Hewlett-Packard and Citibank in the United States, and the Polar Enterprises and Cisneros Group of companies in Venezuela. Mario has a proven track record of driving significant innovation and change by building consensus across large and complex organizations, and managing teams and projects in multi-national and multi-cultural environments. Mario was born in Costa Rica, and grew up in Venezuela. Mario is equally fluent in Spanish and English, and brings rich multi-cultural customer communication skills to the New Market Partners team.