Maria Fiorini Ramirez

Maria Fiorini Ramirez, BBA '72
Chairman, President, and CEO
MFR, Inc.

Pleasantville campus
Monday, February 23, 2009

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Maria Fiorini Ramirez is president and chief executive officer of Maria Fiorini Ramirez, Inc. (MFR), the global economic consulting firm formed by Mrs. Ramirez in 1992 as the successor firm to Maria Ramirez Capital Consultants, Inc. (MRCC). The firm offers global economic consulting and investment advisory services to domestic and international clients, and through its securities subsidiary, manages three global open-end mutual funds in addition to investment portfolios for corporate clients.

MFR's views and commentary on the world's financial markets, based on a unique blend of economic expertise and market intelligence, are closely followed in the U.S. and abroad. Mrs. Ramirez's assessment of the interaction between economic policy and political trends, and their effect on investments has led to worldwide recognition of the firm in financial, banking and economic circles. She is a sought after speaker at U.S. and international forums, a frequent guest on business-related television and radio programs, and a regular contributor to U.S. and foreign business publications.

Mrs. Ramirez began her career in 1968 with American Express International Banking Corporation. She subsequently served as vice president and senior money market economist for Merrill Lynch, senior vice president and money market economist at Becker Paribas, and managing director and money market economist for Drexel Burnham Lambert before founding her own consulting firm in 1990.

A member of many professional organizations including the Economic Club of New York, Mrs. Ramirez is a past president of the Money Marketers Club of New York. She is and has been on the Board of Directors of various institutions including Arlington Capital, London since 1991 and Statewide Financial Corporation in New Jersey since 1989. She serves on the Board of Regents at Saint Peter's College and is a member of the New York Futures Exchange and the Investment Policy Committee of Edward Jones in St. Louis.

Mrs. Ramirez holds a BA in Business Administration and Economics from Pace University, where she also pursued post-graduate studies.

Photos and Highlights from Executive in Residence Maria Fiorini Ramirez, BBA '72
Chairman, President, and CEO, MFR, Inc.
Monday, February 23, 2009

>> Click to watch Maria Fiorini Ramirez's lecture to students on February 23 (.wmv)

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Maria Fiorini Ramirez with Associate Dean for Communications and External Relations, Barbara Rose Aglietti.

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Ms. Ramirez addressing the Pleasantville audience.

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Students listening attentively to Ms. Ramirez's lecture on the economic outlook.

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Ms. Ramirez with Lubin Leaders and Scholars students.

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Ms. Ramirez surrounded by Pace students, faculty and administrators.