Pan American Bank has announced the appointment of César Rosas as the bank’s new Vice President of Finance.
Rosas brings over 15 years of senior executive experience serving clients in the areas of banking, capital raising, financial services and corporate finance, according to Pan American Bank President and CEO Jesse Torres.
“Mr. Rosas was previously President and CEO for Primavera Capital, a micro-finance consumer lending company in Southern California concentrating on the un-banked/under-served immigrant / first generation Latino segment. Mr. Rosas is considered an industry leader in this space,” according to Torres.
Rosas founded his micro-finance company Toltec Financial in 2007 and focused on lending to the un-banked/under-served Latino segment. He has also served as Vice President, Senior Commercial Lending Officer for BBVA Bancomer U.S.A.; Executive Vice President, Director of Emerging Bank Markets for Community Bank Ventures, LLC.; consultant in the start-up and capital raise of two De Novo Banks in Orange County; senior consultant for DLC Inc., Costa Mesa, CA., a leading financial and accounting professional service firm. Rosas has also worked for major fortune 500 companies such as Pepsi Cola Bottling Group (PBG), GMAC, Bank of America, Citizens Business Bank, Security Pacific Bank, and Norwest Financial.
In 2007, he was recognized by The White House as one of the top 100 most influential Latino business leaders in the nation.