Aguiles joined U.S. Century Bank in 2003 as part of the credit underwriting division and served most recently as a member of the commercial lending unit. As head of the small business lending division, he will oversee, manage and coordinate the Small Business Lending division for loan origination, production and business development activities in an effort to increase customer relationships at U.S. Century Bank. A seasoned banking professional, Aguiles began his banking career in 1995 at Republic National Bank He graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance.
“Jim has been an important member of U.S. Century Bank’s commercial lending division and has been with the bank almost since its inception,” said Carlos J. Dávila, President and CEO of U.S. Century Bank. “He will be instrumental in the development of our small business lending portfolio as he engages and develops new customer relationships for the bank and our branch network,” he added.
Established in 2002, U.S. Century Bank is one of the largest community banks headquartered in Miami, with assets of almost $1 billion. Through its network of 20 branch locations and its online banking platform, it offers its customers a wide range of financial products and services. U.S Century Bank is the recipient of the 2008 Beacon Award in Financial Services and a 2008 and 2009 Outstanding Minority Business Award from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. It has also received numerous accolades from the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, The March of Dimes and the Minority Chamber of Commerce.
For more information or to find a U.S. Century branch near you, call (305) 715-5200 or visit www.uscentury.com.