ABOUT US

OUR NAME

 

  • The “LA” in our name is fundamental to who we are, where we are from and what we stand for.
    You may have guessed it is a mixed Spanish and English translation meaning “The (La) Institute of Finance”? Not quite, but it makes sense since our platform and services are designed to help bridge these stellar cultures. But for our valued Portuguese speakers, we’d just as much like to be the “O Institute of Finance”.
  • In reality our names relates to our geography, but not how you might think. We love Los Angeles, but if you take a look at our Contacts Page, you’ll realize that wasn’t the inspiration. Some members of our management, instructors and staff are proudly from Latin America, so maybe that’s the answer? Not yet but getting much closer. Our LA stands for Las Americas, resonating with the focus of our company mission.
  • Our name reflects our mission of creating a world-class Institute focused on democratizing the highest-quality targeted finance-related education to individuals and institutions between and across the entire Las Americas region. Each and every one of us has devoted our careers to spurring the growth of financial services across the Americas and we are now devoting our lives to spread the professional knowledge and networks we’ve collectively attained to help serve your financial educational needs.

OUR GOALS

 

  • You don’t need to read all the daily headlines to recognize that finance shapes the world that we live in. Grasping finance fully develops and expands your personal and professional knowledge, in turn reshaping your life, career and organization. A high-quality education is the best personal investment you can ever make, at all points in your life.
  • A financial education, on your terms and tracked to your schedule, has the unique power to reap daily dividends for you, your family and for generations to come.
  • Our innovative, user friendly financial programs allow you to access institutional curriculum precisely where your needs, aspirations, and learning potential all intersect.
  • We proudly offer a wide variety of practical and workable educational training programs to match who you want to be:
    -Teens, Students and Young Adults who want to cultivate financial life skills can apply our programs to leverage their generation’s technological acumen into the world of electronic trading to best position themselves for future careers in finance.
    -Individuals seeking to broaden their fundamental skills and manage day-to-day finances, home electronic trading abilities and transition to a career in the finance industry.
    -Families needing assistance with managing their household savings, understanding investment principles and striving to effectively measure how their wealth and retirement plans.
    -Business owners who desire to expand revenues while reducing risk and capital costs through trade, finance and other methods.
    -Investment professionals aspiring to expand their skill-set, move up the career ladder or position themselves for opportunities in the US and across Latin America.
    -Financial Institutions and Businesses aiming to provide maximum-performance training programs to their staff, tailored to their unique organizational needs.
  • Institutional-quality education, training and resources are just a click-away.
    From the first rung of the ladder all the way to the Executive Suite, challenging the present allows for a reach to the future. There is no better time than right now.

OUR MISSION

 

  • Our mission is to provide democratized financial education through the power of cutting-edge Educational Technology empowered by lessons from world-class leaders and figures in finance.
  • Our team has brought together masters of their fields in finance from all sectors of the economy, centers of government, and arenas of education to produce content for the masses.
  • We stand to bridge the inequality gap in the United States, Latin America and abroad.
  • Our Board of Advisors, Lecturers, and Teachers know the value of our curated lessons and hope to bring insights on how to regain control of your financial goals.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

 

  • Having achieved successful careers in finance and having devoted most of our professional lives to facilitating capital flows throughout the Americas region, our organization of world class financial leaders have realized personal goals and dreams while making their own collective contributions to the financial community. They have learned that for real structural societal transformation to take place, in both eliminating the inequality gap in the global finance arena as well as in elevating personal lives and those of millions of individuals, financial knowledge must be developed, nurtured and democratized through massive open curriculums.
  • From industrial firms to financial institutions; from small business owners to investment professionals; and individuals across all walks of life: educational foundations are essential.
  • Without the appropriate financial knowledge in your own hands, personal and organizational growth will remain stagnant.
  • We set out to build an institute of financial learning that addresses shortcomings providing manageable and targeted education for the masses. There is a serious vacuum in the forums of education providing resources to our target audiences. For those who do provide financial educational services, the needs of the region and community are an afterthought at best within larger corporate plans. For us, it’s our main focus.
  • We’ve tailored our approach to focus less about arcane theory (although you’ll certainly get more than just the foundations) and towards more practical, tailored and hands-on virtual learning from our expert instructors along with the best-in-class providers, all in one place.
  • No matter where you may be on the learning curve and no matter what heights you want to achieve, we want to make a difference in your life.
  • Consistent with our mission of delivering only the highest-quality and most relevant financial training and education to our clients, we closely partner with leading experts, trainers, practitioners and providers who are based throughout the Americas.
  • With advancements in online, virtual learning technologies, we can provide you with the best of the best, never settling for less despite geographic barriers. Bottom-line, our groundbreaking work translates to a better educational experience for you.

HELPING THE COMMUNITY

 

  • Our democratized approach to finance, based off of the success of new EdTech learning models and motivated by the growing inequality gap within the United States and Latin America strives to make education affordable, engaging, and life changing.
  • Our education is easily accessible to a variety of communities, and our committee of educational leaders also strive to grant access to this education and institutional events to eager students and families who show promise in their desire to expand their financial education.
  • The Institute LA of Finance (iLAfin) provides free tuition in the form of full scholarships across all of its programs to selected individuals who have consistently demonstrated exemplary academic promise, professional achievement and/or may be undergoing personal financial hardship.
  • To be considered for a scholarship, please email us at scholarships@iLAfin.com and we will send you the necessary materials to complete the application process.
  • Charity Works in Las Américas: One of our corporate responsibilities is to use a percentage of our profits to give back to communities and their social causes in Las Américas. For more information, please email us at charities@iLAfin.com  and we will send you the necessary materials to opt for this process.

CAREERS

 

  • Institute LA of Finance (iLAfin) is positioned to be a leading provider of financial educational products and services focused on the dynamic Americas region. Serving the unique needs of teens, individuals, families, business owners, finance professionals and the largest institutions, our tailored and focused curriculum both educates and elevates.
  • Our main office is in South Florida, just northwest of Miami, the U.S. gateway to Latin America. We also have an office in the bustling downtown financial district of Boston. Our team is currently processing the opening of new offices and learning centers in major metropolitan areas throughout Latin America, the U.S. and Canada.
  • Our company culture mirrors our relentless drive to educate and empower those that we serve.
  • We are obsessed with excellence and integrity across every facet of what we do, and in turn we provide our team members with consistent personal growth and learning opportunities in an environment that is energetic, challenging and, at various levels of the business, fun.
  • We celebrate our differences while working to achieve common goals and operate with full transparency and open channel communications, within the same framework of accountability as we have with our customers.
  • We continue to hire the best and brightest talent in financial training, client service, technology, sales, marketing and other areas of our rapidly growing organization.
  • If you have the relevant experience as well as an uncompromising drive to make a positive difference in the world by changing how financial education is delivered, please email careers@iLAfin.com below with your attached Resume/CV and we will contact you if there are openings that match your qualifications. We thank you in advance for your taking the initiative of seeking to join our team. We look forward to hearing from you.

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