Melba Acosta Febo

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Melba Acosta
Secretary of Treasury of Puerto Rico
Taking office
January 2, 2013
Governor Alejandro García Padilla
Succeeding Jesus Mendez
Director
Office of Management and Budget
In office
January 2, 2001 – January 1, 2005
Governor Sila María Calderón
Preceded by Jorge Aponte
Chief of Staff
Municipality of San Juan
In office
February 1997 – December 2000
Personal details
Born Melba Acosta Febo
Political party PPD
Alma mater University of Puerto Rico
Harvard University
Occupation attorney
certified public accountant
corporate executive
notary public
Website LinkedIn profile

Melba Acosta Febo[a] Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico is an attorney, certified public accountant, notary public and corporate executive who is the Secretary of Treasury of Puerto Rico for the governance of Alejandro García Padilla. Acosta was a former Director of the Office of Management and Budget and a former Chief of Staff of the Municipality of San Juan, and has held different corporate positions at the R & G Financial Corporation such as Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Risk Manager, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). She was also a Corporate Counsel at McConnell Valdes LLC and a Tax Consultant at Price Waterhouse. Acosta has a Bachelor in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras), a Master in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Puerto Rico.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^
    This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Acosta and the second or maternal family name is Febo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "García Padilla ya tiene presidente del BGF y secretaria de Hacienda". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish). 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  2. ^ "Melba Acosta es nominada como secretaria de Hacienda" (in Spanish). Primera Hora. 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  3. ^ "Designa a líderes de Hacienda y BGF – Vocero de Puerto Rico". Vocero (in Spanish). 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  4. ^ Acevedo Denis, Ely (2012-12-11). "Melba Acosta encabeza "Dream Team" económico". NotiCel (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  5. ^ Velázquez, Brunymarie (2013-03-10). "Entre recaudos y sensibilidad en Hacienda". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  6. ^ Redaccion, Sin Comillas (2013-11-08). "Carta de la Secretaria de Hacienda a The Economist". Sin Comillas (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-11-08.