Board of Trustees

Xavier University of Louisiana

THE HONORABLE CARMEN BERMUDEZ
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mission Management and Trust Company

Ms. Bermudez joined the Board July 1, 2016.  She is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mission Management and Trust, the nation’s first and only minority-woman owned independent Trust Company.  She founded the company in 1994 following a 17 year career with Trans World Airlines.  Since 2002, she has also served as Honorary Consul of Costa Rica expanding tourism and commerce between the United States and Costa Rica.

Previous to that, Ms. Bermudez served from 1987 to 1994 as Chairman and Treasurer of Marathon Asset Management Company, an investment management company in La Jolla, California.

Ms. Bermudez has membership and affiliations on several national and civic boards, including the National Law Center Board for Inter-American Free Trade and the New America Alliance in Washington, D.C., as well as the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Catholic Community Service and the YWCA AND YMCA in Tucson and La Jolla, California.

Board of Trustees

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