Natalia Dominguez, Board Member
Natalia has over 20 years of experience in the public finance and economic development sector. She is currently the First Deputy City Treasurer. As part of the Office’s leadership team, she oversees the issuance of notes and bonds on behalf of the City’s General and Enterprise Funds, the City’s $9 billion outstanding debt portfolio, cash management and investments, and related policy issues.
Prior to joining the City, Natalia worked at Santander Bank, first as Vice President Community Partnership Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region supporting communities, and then joined the Government Banking Team as Vice President, Specialized Banking Relationship Manager. Natalia was responsible for the sales, service, and retention of complex non-profit, higher education, health care institutions, municipalities and state agencies.
Prior to Santander, Natalia held a range of leadership roles within the Non-Profit space including the Office of International Business Development (OIBD) for the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) where she focused on trade and investment for the Southeast Region of the State as Regional Director. She also worked at the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) a quasi-governmental entity as a Project Manager in the Finance Division managing multi-million-dollar RACP projects and was part of the Tax Exempt Municipal Bond team issuing debt on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, Charter Schools, and Institutions. Natalia also worked at the University of Pennsylvania at the Treasury Office as a Financial Analyst. She assisted the Associate Treasurer and CFO of the University in issuing and managing the University’s debt & liquidity, the cash flow and coordinated the University’s Finance and Budget Trustees Committee meetings and reports.
Natalia holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MGA in Public Finance from the Fels Institute of Government-University of Pennsylvania.
She proudly serves on several non-profit boards such as The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as a Secretary, Community First Fund a CDFI micro-lending organization, the Business Leadership Organized by Catholic Schools (BLOCS) an independent charitable organization as well as The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House as a Finance Committee member. Natalia has also been appointed by the Mayor to serve on the Philadelphia Energy Authority’s board, an independent municipal authority focused on issues of energy affordability and sustainability for Philadelphia’s government and its citizens. Natalia has received a number of awards throughout the years, one of recently is the Philadelphia Business Journal “2020 Minority Business Leaders Awards” and in 2018 was named by The Office of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs as “One of The Top 100 Most Influential Latinos in The State of Pennsylvania.”