Debra Lopez Spence has a strong background in finance with over 20 years’ experience in the industry.
Since 2010, she has held a variety of positions across Scotiabank including Centre Director, Scotia Private Client Group, Vice President, Small and Medium Enterprises, and was subsequently appointed to VP Sales & Service, Insurance. Most recently this position was further expanded to incorporate Wealth which will require business strategies, plans and initiatives executed in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.
Through these positions she has furthered the advancement of the bank, successfully leading teams to achieve exemplary growth, and accomplish International accolades, while simultaneously deepening relationships with customers.
Debra also has expertise in business coaching, general management and sales leadership in Jamaica, New Zealand and Australia.
She holds an MBA from Florida International University, and a BSc, with honours, in economics and finance from Barry University, and also serves on the boards of the Jamaica Library Service and the Jamaica Boxing Board.