MYRNA RIVERA
FOUNDER & ceo, CONSULTIVA INTERNACIONAL

Myrna Rivera, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Consultiva Internacional Inc. (“Consultiva”), is a 30+ year veteran in the field of investment management consulting.

She founded Consultiva in 1999. Consultiva formulates, implements and monitors investment policy and strategy for institutions, state government entities, individuals and families. Consultiva appears in Wealth Management’s roster of Top 10 US Women-owned RIAs. Consultiva is also a signatory to the UN Principles of Responsible Investing and to the UN Global Compact.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst ("CIMA"), Ms. Rivera is a recognized pioneer in the industry, having contributed to developing standard investment management practices employed today for middle market endowments and foundations, pension funds, insurance companies, credit unions, Taft Hartley Benefit plans and individuals and families. Ms. Rivera has received several recognitions for her leadership in financial services, including the John Ellis Excellence Award for her tenure in institutional investment consulting at Smith Barney and its predecessors, the Joyce Johnson Award of the National Association of Securities Professionals (www.nasphq.org), for her contribution to the advancement of women and minorities in financial services, and the Highest Leaf Award from the Women’s Venture Fund of New York, for entrepreneurial excellence. Ms. Rivera appears in the “Top 100 Influential Hispanics” of Hispanic Business Magazine (www.hispanicbusiness.com) and she has twice been awarded Consultant of the Year by Opal Financial Group’s Emerging Manager Summit.

Ms. Rivera Chairs the Lehman College Foundation of the City University of New York and Pro- Arte Musical, a not-for-profit organization based in San Juan, which promotes classical and world music virtuosi concerts in Puerto Rico. She is a founding member of the Comisión de Ciudadanos al Rescate de Caimito, a community-based organization in San Juan and serves on the boards of BronxNet in New York, an independent, not-for-profit organization, established under the Cable Television Franchise Agreement between the City of New York and Cablevision of New York City; Agenda Ciudadana and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Special Communities (“Consejo Asesor de la Comunidades Especiales”), both in Puerto Rico.

Ms. Rivera is an Undergraduate of the University of Puerto Rico and a Masters Graduate from Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York, both honors majors in Mathematics.