Florbela D. Mendez joined International Value Advisers, LLC (IVA) in September 2009. She is responsible for sales, marketing, and business development on behalf of the IVA Funds. She leads the distribution efforts and client relationships for the eastern portion of the country.
Prior to joining IVA, Florbela worked as an international product manager for Morgan Stanley beginning in 2002. Within the global wealth management group, she served as manager of the international offshore platform. She was responsible for developing relationships with various offshore asset managers and supporting financial advisers throughout the country.
Florbela earned a B.S.B.A. in international business and finance and a M.B.A. from St. Peter’s University.