Alumna’s dedication strengthens communities.

“Community development is my passion,” said Erbi Blanco-True (DTMBA ’10), senior vice president and director of community development at Great Florida Bank (GFB), who serves on the Dean’s Alumni Circle in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). Her involvement in community development began in 2002 when she was appointed president of […]

Financial literacy for the poor: why it matters.

Money management is a critical life skill. Those without it are often forced into a downward cycle of poverty and missed financial opportunity. Even minor setbacks can be devastating. The impoverished in developing countries are at an even greater disadvantage because of the general lack of financial education, fewer resources and challenging socio-economic conditions. Financial […]