Chair of the Advisory Board
President and CEO, Byebrook Group
Jorge A. Bermudez is the president and CEO of the Byebrook Group, a small firm dedicated to research and advisory work in the financial services industry. Mr. Bermudez is the former chief risk officer of Citibank/Citigroup.
Mr. Bermudez began his career with Citibank in 1975 and held various positions including the following: 2000, CEO e-Business where he developed Citibank’s Corporate Banking Internet initiative and its delivery platform, Citidirect. 2002, CEO Citigroup Latin America. 2004, Senior Advisor International. 2006, president and CEO Citigroup’s Commercial Business Group North America and Citibank Texas, a position he held until becoming the chief risk officer in November 2007.
Mr. Bermudez presently serves as director on the following boards: The Federal Reserve Bank 11th District (Dallas, TX); The Moody’s Corporation (NY); The Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees (TX); The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley (TX). He has also served the following boards: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) 2010–2016; Citibank, NA and Citicorp USA 2005–2008 (NY); American Institute of Architects 2015 (Washington, DC); Council of the Americas 2003–2009 (NY); Mastercard International, LAC 2002–2004; Chairman New York Clearing House Steering Committee 2001–2002; Siembra Group 1993–1997 (Argentina); Asociacion de Bancos Argentinos 1994–1996 (Argentina); and FEMSA Group 1988–1993 (Mexico).
Mr. Bermudez serves Texas A&M University on the International Board, the Development Councils of the College of Agriculture, and the Mays Business School. He is past chair of board of The Association of Former Students. He is also a recipient of the Texas A&M University Outstanding International Alumnus Award 2016; College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Alumnus Award 2009; Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry 2006.
He holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from Texas A&M University.
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