Lucina (“Lucy”) Anchondo heads the Trade Finance & Working Capital solutions team for Santander Bank, N.A. (SBNA). Her team is part of the Transaction Banking Group in Corporate and Commercial Banking. Lucy and her team are responsible for delivering trade finance and working capital solutions to Santander corporate clients. Prior to joining SBNA, Lucy was part of the Global Trade and Receivable Finance group at HSBC Bank USA, N.A. covering the U.S. subsidiaries for multinational global banking clients in the Asia and Latin America trade corridors.
Lucy began her banking career in 1999 in Houston, TX. At the time, she was hired to develop and cultivate the bank relationships with large corporates headquartered in Mexico. Since, she has held positions in different capacities, all revolving around the identification of trade finance opportunities and cross-border lending. Her career has led her to build expertise in financing structures to support and facilitate trade transactions, specifically between the U.S. and Mexico.
Lucy completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas in El Paso and was awarded an MBA from Boston University Questrom School of Business.