Anna H. Mendiola has been the President and Chief Executive officer of the FSM Development Bank (FSMDB) since March 2001. Prior to her current appointment, she served as Chief Financial Officer of the FSMDB for one year. From 1986 to 2000, Ms. Mendiola held various high-level positions with the FSM National Government and Pohnpei State Government ranging from Assistant Secretary for International Development Finance to Director of Treasury and Administration. She also worked for the Asian Development Bank as an Assistant to the Executive Director of the Australian Constituency for two years. She also served as a Board member to various National and State owned Corporations. She is currently serving on the Bank of FSM Board of Directors and FSM Telecommunication Cable Corporation. She also serves as a board member on some regional organizations, such as the Association of Development Finance Institutes in Asia and Pacific (ADFIAP), Asia Pacific Association for Fiduciary Studies (APFAS), Association of DFIs in the Pacific (ADFIP) and the Microfinance Pasifika. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from California Coast University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Economics from the Eastern Oregon University. She is an fi360 Accredited Investment Fiduciary.
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.