Mario Valverde, CFA, CAIA, Chapter Head

Director, BlackRock

Mario is an institutional salesperson covering pension plans for the iShares ETF platform. Prior, Mario was responsible for the sales effort within various institutional channels at State Street Global Advisors and at Nuveen (a TIAA company), while also having served in an institutional marketing capacity at OppenheimerFunds (now Invesco). Mario received a B.S. in finance and international business from NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. He was born in Mexico City, grew up in Tijuana, and is living the American Dream.