Jose E. Cueto

Jose E. Cueto is the President & Chief Executive Officer of International Finance Bank, headquartered in Miami, FL with an office in Tampa and New York City. He began his banking career 28 years ago at Republic National Bank of Miami and later worked for First Union, Capital Bank, Banco Real and Bank Leumi, Caja Madrid, City National Bank; and FirstBank, Puerto Rico. Jose has been recognized as a top producer and is highly regarded by the local banking community. He was the recipient of the South Florida Business Journal’s Lender of the Year award in 2013 as well as the US-Spain Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Ponce de Leon Excellence Award. Jose presently serves on the Orange Bowl Committee, as a Board Member and President-Elect of the South Florida Banking Institute, as President-Elect of the Center for Financial Training, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Bankers Association (FBA) and as Vice-Chairman of the FBA BancPAC.

He attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory High School and later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Florida International University. Jose wants to be a voice that creates awareness and helps raise funds for childhood cancer, in the hopes we can find new treatments and an eventual cure.