Celebrating Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day at FV Bank

Celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day at FV Bank

We’ve seen a lot of the preformative content that’s hit the web over the past few days and including today, International Women’s Day. The truth is, we can all do better. Supporting women and minorities is important to FV Bank, and we’d like to recognize the women who make FV Bank a better place.

How is FV Bank making a difference?

FV Bank is an equal opportunity employer with a leadership team that includes both men and women. We believe in all our people, so we offer flexible work arrangements to help balance family life, professional growth and commitment to the bank’s overall success.

Meet the women of FV Bank

Ada Casiano, Chief Compliance Officer

With over seven years in compliance and banking regulation, Ada has brought her expertise to FV Bank to establish standards and ensure compliance with laws, regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures. She is skilled in statutes, risk management, banking, finance, legal research, and legal issues.

Ada has held various compliance positions with financial institutions in New York and Connecticut, including but not limited to Regulatory Compliance Counsel and VP Compliance Officer, and has worked with banking regulators. Her professional background also includes working for Fairfield County Bank, McConnell Valdes, and the Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico. Ada has also worked as an attorney in the private and public sectors.

Luiselle De La Rosa, Director of Operations​

Luiselle is an experienced Operations & Customer Service Manager with over 15 years of experience in the banking industry in all areas of operational processes, AML/KYC and sanctions program requirements.

Her skill set includes credit analysis, international business, credit cards, sales management, and commercial banking. She has become an expert on Travel Rule requirements, SWIFT, ACH Payments, and both manual and online Federal Reserve Bank Wire Processes.

A graduate of the Universidad InterAmericana Metro, Luiselle is highly oriented in all banking, compliance processes and policies. She holds certificates relating to cryptocurrency investigations, blockchain foundations and use cases, e-com regulatory compliance, and information classification and procedure, among others.

Before joining FV Bank, Luiselle worked for leading financial organizations such as AndCapital Bank International Corp and Banco Popular de Puerto Rico.

Esther Guttman, Head of Trust Services​

Esther is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience working with startups in the processing and financial services industry. She is highly experienced in building operations from the ground up while managing cross-functional teams across different geographies.

Esther held a position as COO managing operations in ten different countries while participating with different players – including regulators – in the mobile payments ecosystems arena.

Esther has joined FV Bank to operate as head contact and division manager for internal and external administration of the FV Bank Trust Division and preside over the product offering, implementation, safety and security of assets, asset servicing, and asset reporting.

Carol Carrero, Senior Trust Officer​

Carol has over ten years of experience in traditional and digital banking. She has extensive knowledge in the administration and accounting of investment funds, custody matters, cash management, forecasting and banking regulations. She also has extensive knowledge of finance, SOX, PCI DSS audits, and managing digital banking solutions projects.

As a multi-skilled treasury professional, Carol drives the development of new processes and infrastructure at FV Bank to support all aspects of Digital Asset Custody services across Trust functions. She leads the Trust Risk Assessment process to identify key risk indicators, build robust risk mitigation strategies, and design the control framework.

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