President & CEO | Florida Export Finance Corporation
Daisy Ramos is the President and CEO of the Florida Export Finance Corporation (FEFC). FEFC was created by the State of Florida in 1993 as a not-for-profit corporation with the mandate to expand employment and income opportunities to Florida residents by increased exports of goods and services resulting from assistance given by the FEFC to Florida companies. She has over 25 years of diversified experience in banking and trade finance, and managing portfolios of domestic and international companies and institutions with annual revenues up to $25MM. She later expanded her knowledge within her position to include, write and execute credit policies and Risk Management compliance. Mrs. Ramos has acted as a consultant to both the U.S. and foreign companies within the trade finance spectrum. Her trade experience with both large and small companies and in both the public and private sectors has given her an extensively diverse background and proved to be a valuable asset to the FEFC with its primary purpose of financial support for Florida small and medium sized exporters. Daisy successfully completed the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship Nonprofit Executive Program at Florida State University College of Business in 2017.
Under her leadership, FEFC received the awards as 2017 and 2021 EXIM Bank REPP of the year. Her continuous support and willingness to assist the small and medium-sized exporters achieve success has been the driving force that has contributed to her great accomplishments. Daisy is the recipient of the 2018 Statewide Export Advocate of the Year Award (issued by The U.S. Department of Commerce - Minority Business Development Agency (Export Center Florida) and the 2018 BEAMS Business Academy (Spring 2019) Partner and Trainer Award (issued by the City of Fort Lauderdale (Business Engagement Assistance & Mentorships Unit). In 2020, she became Member of the Board of Directors of the World Trade Center- Miami.