Yesi Morillo-Gual

Proud To Be Latina
New York, NY

16-year veteran of Citi, Yesi is a Risk Manager in the Municipal Securities Division where she manages the division’s trillion-dollar bid proposal portfolio.  Critical to new business, this responsibility involves managing the due diligence process, in order to provide a wide variety of critical information to public and private sector clients.

Yesi also serves as the division’s Records Management Officer and manages the Workflow Coordinator Group.  She is an active member of the Diversity committee, serving on the Heritage and Marketing Task Forces.  Her contributions include the implementation of various “Learning & Empowerment” functions; coordination of holiday toy drives for homeless children; and the design and creation of the division’s first-ever newsletter, which was recognized with a Best Practices Award by Citi’s former CEO.

In 2012, Yesi was recognized as one of twenty high potential women, becoming a part of the organization’s distinguished Development Talent Program (DTP).  The program’s focus is to develop the future leaders of the organization.

Outside her role at Citi, Yesi is a supporter of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and has been honored by the organization with a Pink Honor Roll Induction as one of the top fundraisers in New York City for four consecutive years.  She’s also a supporter of Locks of Love, having twice donated 14 inches of her hair to help in the making of wigs for young girls and women.

Dedicated to the Latina community, Yesi is founder of Proud to Be Latina, an organization created to help Latinas banish self-doubt and break self-imposed barriers.  A personal and professional development network, Proud to Be Latina educates, empowers and encourages Latinas to rise to their full potential.

Yesi is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Touro University.  She holds an MBA in Administration from Touro University and a Bachelor’s in Finance with a minor in Graphic Design from Baruch College.  She resides in New York City with her husband and two sons.

Yesi has been featured in NBCLatino (2012), Latina Magazine (2012), Latino Leaders Magazine (2012) and Working Mother Magazine (2010). In 2013 she make the recipient of El Diario’s “Mujeres Descatadas” Award.