Mello has served as Appearing CEO of FAME since February 2021
Governor Janet Mills right this moment nominated Carlos R. Mello of Camden to function CEO of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME). Mello – who brings greater than thirty-five years of expertise in banking, lending, funding, and finance to the place – has served within the position in an performing capability since February 2021.
“As Appearing CEO of FAME, Carlos has drawn upon his information, expertise, and monetary acumen to successfully lead a crucially necessary financing company for Maine individuals and companies,” mentioned Governor Janet Mills. “I’m happy to appoint Carlos to function CEO so he can proceed main FAME’s work to boost financial and academic alternatives for Maine individuals.”
“I’m tremendously honored by the Governor’s nomination and am excited to proceed main our devoted group at FAME,” mentioned Carlos Mello. “Every day we work arduous to supply, in partnership with different financial growth and academic entities across the state, the monetary instruments Maine individuals and companies must succeed.”
The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is a quasi-independent State company that gives monetary options to assist Maine individuals obtain enterprise and better schooling objectives. The Authority administers quite a lot of enterprise help packages, in addition to Maine’s greater schooling finance packages.
Previous to assuming the position of Appearing CEO, Mello served for eight years as FAME’s Chief Threat Officer. Mello joined FAME after serving as president and CEO of Prudential Financial institution & Belief, FSB. He has additionally held different senior-level roles at Prudential, in addition to on the former Folks’s United Financial institution. Mello is an authorized monetary planner and has held funding consultant, funding advisors, and securities principal licenses, and is a former licensed public accountant.
Mello at the moment serves because the Chair of the CEI Ventures Board of Administrators. He acquired his B.S. in accounting from Boston School. Mello and his spouse stay in Camden and are the mother and father of three grownup kids.
Governor Mills additionally right this moment nominated Blue Keim, Managing Director, Westbrook Facility, Sappi North America, for a second time period on the FAME Board of Administrators. Keim was first appointed to the Board by Governor Mills in 2019.
Each nominations are for four-year phrases and are topic to overview by the Maine Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Innovation, Improvement, Financial Development and Enterprise and affirmation by the Maine State Senate.
Extra details about the Finance Authority of Maine will be discovered at famemaine.com.