Venezuelan banker David Osio may be best known for founding the Davos Financial Group, the first business in Venezuela set up to provide financial advice for a select clientele, but Osio also has a long history of promoting corporate social responsibility. Working with a wide array of not-for-profit organizations dedicated to bringing art and culture to underprivileged communities, Osio has achieved various international awards and has been recognized as one of the leading promoters of corporate social responsibility on a worldwide level.
Supporting the Arts
One of the most recognizable foundations Osia has supported is the Miami Symphony Orchestra, where he served on the board. Osia has also been a prominent supported of Wayuu Taya and supported the Saludarte Foundation’s exhibition of artist Carlos Cruz Diez. He has continued to support international foundations such as the Children’s Orthopedic Foundation where he sponsors the annual EPK event. Other organizations Osia supports are the UMA Foundation and the Fundana Foundation, among many others.
Awards and Recognition
Both Osio and the Davis Financial Group have been recognized for contributing to the community, achieving multiple international awards such as the prestigious Medal of Honor of the United States Congress, was named among the South Florida Business Leaders 2009 list, was listed on Movers and Shakers 2009 business leaders of South Florida, named Best Offshore Corporate Service Provider by New Europe magazine, and as a 2014 Miami Award Winner in the consulting firm category, which honors and provides public recognition for achievements and positive contributions of companies and organizations within the Miami community.
Any business that Osio has been involved with has been recognized as contributing to their respective communities, making David Osio one of today’s leading promoters of corporate social responsibility.
An Accomplished Career
Before founding the Davos Financial Group, Osio was a graduate of leading Venezuelan institution the Catholic University Andres Bello. Beginning his career in 1981 as President and CEO of coffee exporter OPED Enterprise, he also held an executive position in LETCO Commercial Companies where he structured marketing programs for industrial products in the United States. Joining the law firm MGO in 1984, he started his involvement in banking law. During his time at this firm he was in charge of corporate clients such as Ferro Corporation and Consolidated Bank. Osio attained a leading position in the Private Banking Division of Banco Latino International (BLI) in Miami, and was promoted to Vice President of Banking Commercial after two years.
As Davis Financial Group founder, David Osio has solidified his position as one of the world’s top bankers and has continued his dedication to serving the community through promotion of corporate responsibility.
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