Santiago Cordovez Nevarez is the President and founder of SCN Investments, LLC. He has twenty years of senior experience in the banking industry, having previously served as Director of Citigroup Miami from 2006 to 2011. In this position, he headed Latin America Sales, Client Delivery, and Global Transactional Services.
In Santiago’s role as Director, he helped grow the Citigroup clients from 1,370 to 1,800. In addition, Santiago oversaw the development and implementation of the Citiservice Unit in Central America for Cuscatlan Bank and Grupo Financiero Uno. Santiago was in charge of the Offshore Banks migration for Banco de Chile, and his excellent work brought him 680 clients with $480 million in liabilities.
Prior to his role as Director, Santiago was Senior Vice-President of Citigroup in Quito, Ecuador, a position he assumed in 2005 after serving as Citibank’s Vice-President in both Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador. In his position as Senior Vice-President, he led the Corporate Bank covering GSG, Public Sector, Financial Institutions, and Local Corporate. Santiago was also in charge of the Service and Quality area of the bank and managed a team of 32 Relationship Managers, Product Consultants and Transactors.
Santiago has a long history with Citigroup and its subsidiaries. He joined Citibank as an Executive Trainee in Guayaquil, Ecuador in 1993. In this position, he analyzed credit proposals, cash flows, projections, and financial statements. In addition, he prepared and developed the Target Market for Corporate Bank in Ecuador.
Santiago started his career in finance at State Street Bank in North Quincy, Massachusetts, where he served as an Account Specialist responsible for client services and preparing new accounts.
Santiago finds time to serve the community. He was a member of the Citigroup Global Community in 2007, where he helped collect food items for the disadvantaged. He also served as a Member of the Board and Treasurer with the American-Ecuadorian Chamber of Commerce from 2003 to 2005.
Santiago stays current in banking procedures and has consistently taken courses, including Audit and Risk Review, Anti-Money Laundering, Global Code of Conduct, and Compliance. Santiago received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1992.