Luis de la Aguilera is a senior banker with more than 39 years of experience. He assumed leadership of U.S. Century Bank in 2015 and directs the development and execution of the Bank's strategic priorities and business operations to accelerate growth, drive profitability and deliver shareholder value. Under his visionary leadership, the Bank has grown into one of the largest community banks headquartered in Miami and one of the leading Hispanic-owned community banks in the state, with assets exceeding $1.6 billion and a network of 11 banking centers. During his tenure, U.S. Century earned and has maintained its 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, the nation's leading independent bank rating firm.
Previously, de la Aguilera served as President and Chief Executive Officer of TotalBank. Most recently, he led management and loan production services at Ocean Bank and oversaw business development and lending activities at Republic National Bank.
In addition to Mr. de la Aguilera's extensive banking background, he is active with the Florida Banker's Association, where he actively serves on the Board. Further, he also served from 2012-2015 as a Director of the South Florida School of Banking at the University of Florida, Gainesville and continues his association as an active program instructor. He also served as the 2014-15 Florida Representative for the American Banking Association's Government Relations Council. Mr. de la Aguilera graduated from the University of Miami in 1981 with a B.A. in English and a Minor in Business Administration.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Miami.
Mr. Anderson is responsible for defining and executing strategies that continue to evolve the Bank’s business practices to increase efficiencies, enhance customer and employee experiences with digital technologies and build shareholder value.
Previously, Mr. Anderson served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of CapStar Financial Holdings.
Mr. Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School. He is also a graduate of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Executive Education series.
Mr. Pazos has over 30 years of banking experience as a Lender/Relationship Manager and Credit Administration expert. He is responsible for the oversight and administration of the Bank's credit activities, including establishing internal loan controls and written policies and procedures that ensure the quality of the portfolio.
Previously, he served as Chief Credit Officer at TotalBank with direct supervision over the Debt Restructuring Division, and as a member of the Board of Directors.
He is an active member and former President of the Cuban American CPA Association, member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Bustle has more than 30 years of experience in commercial banking, commercial specialty finance and leasing, private banking and personal trust and investment management. He oversees all corporate lending operations to bring the full scope of the Bank’s portfolio of financing capabilities to market.
He has served as a Board Member of the FIU Foundation, FIU College of Business Dean's Council, Beacon Council, Mercy Hospital Board of Trustees, Community Partnership for Homeless and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Bustle earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Science in International Business from Florida International University.