CFO, VISA Inc. Latin America & the Caribbean Region
Elena Romero has held various positions of responsibility at Visa since her inception in 2001, most recently Chief Financial Officer for the region. In this capacity, she is responsible of managing LAC financial planning and client incentive teams, as well as providing financial analysis and advice for new business propositions.
Ms. Romero’s career in the financial sector spans more than 15 years. Her achievements in Visa include managing the Latin America financial planning and analysis team, preparing annual budget and quarterly forecasts for 44 countries and the regional office.
Prior to joining Visa, Ms. Romero was corporate controller at Roadhouse Grill, Inc., where she was responsible for major projects in the areas of finance and accounting. She also worked at KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, where she managed audit engagements for large public and private companies.
Ms. Romero received her degree in business administration and a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Miami. She also holds masters of management from Northwestern University.