Raul Valdes-Fauli, president and CEO of Professional Bank, a boutique Miami-based bank that provides personal and business banking services tailored for professionals and other high-net-worth clients, today announced the hiring of Claudia S. Santiano as vice president-client management group. In this role, Santiano will lead the bank’s new-business development efforts.
Santiano will primarily focus on working with local attorneys, financial-services professionals, physicians, and other high-net-worth individuals and their businesses to offer access to the high-quality personal and business banking services for which the bank is known.
“Hiring Claudia is part of our commitment to continue to align our bank with the industry’s top talent as we provide our clients with something they cannot get anywhere else: practical yet innovative banking partners who offer an unrivaled level of personal, concierge-style service tailored to fit their unique needs,” Valdes-Fauli said.
Before joining Professional Bank, Santiano worked as assistant vice president and sales director and in other top executive roles for other local banks. She received a master’s in business administration (MBA) degree in 2009 from Nova Southeastern University, in Davie, FL, and a bachelor’s degree in 2004 from Florida International University, in Miami.