Jose R Sevilla is a financial professional with strong entrepreneurial streak. He has a reputation as a visionary leader for start-ups and companies that want to go to the next level. That reputation, coupled with his consistent track record of driving profitability by capturing opportunities to improve operational efficiencies, has earned him numerous guest appearances on “CNN Dinero.”

After graduating from the University of Miami with a finance degree and an MBA specializing in system design with an emphasis in artificial intelligence, Jose joined American Express, where he rose through the ranks from a Financial Analyst to the Director of Restructuring for Latin America. Under his leadership, American Express LATAM achieved savings of more than $42 million in less than three years. He also successfully led a Private Equity firm with over $800MM in assets as a CFO for that organization.

Jose is fully bilingual in English/Spanish, with intimate familiarity of the business culture and social mores in Latin America, enhanced by his in-country work experience in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. He is also passionate about education, having written several papers, and devoting three years to teaching at the University of Miami, where he coached students in the intricacy of navigating their professional futures.