Luis de la Aguilera

Luis de la Aguilera

President, CEO & Director

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.