UNM Rainforest Innovations

Former President/CEO

Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce


Graduate School of Banking, University of Colo. Boulder, CO

School of Bank Marketing, University of Colo. Boulder, CO

Advanced School of Marketing, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

National Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK National

Bank Card School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

National Association of Securities Dealers Inc. (NASD)

Series 6: Registered Representative (IC/VC)

Series 63: Uniform Securities Agent

Series 26: Principal, Investment Co. products/Variable Contracts

Bilingual in Spanish and English

(03 2015) 

Business/Research Background

Mr. Romero is a retired bank executive. He spent thirty-five years in the banking industry in the Albuquerque area.  He is the former Executive Vice President of Bank of America’s New Mexico Consumer Market Division.  As Consumer Executive, Mr. Romero was responsible for the bank’s marketing outreach and its New Mexico Banking Centers.  He was named President of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce in December of 2004. 

Particular Knowledge and Skills

Mr. Romero currently serves and has served on many boards and foundations in New Mexico, including the following:

  • Vice Chair, Immediate Past Chairman, Lovelace Medical Center Governing Board
  • Member, UNM Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Member, Sadia Science & Technology Park Board and Advisory Council
  • Member, Hispanic Education Act Advisory Council
  • Member, Instituto Cervantes Advisory Committee
  • Member, New Mexico Economic Development Commission
  • Past Chair, Albuquerque Development Commission
  • Honorary Commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center
  • Member, National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation
  • Former Board Member and Past President, St. Pius X High School Foundation
  • Past Chairman, Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce (1998)
  • Past Board Member, New Mexico Supreme Court, State Bar Disciplinary Board
  • Alumni, Leadership Albuquerque
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