Cristian E. Leirós, MBA
CEO and Founder
Cristian Leirós, is the founder and chief executive officer responsible for making managerial decisions. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Florida International University. He has also completed the prestigious Professional Certificate in Credit and Credit Risk from The New York Institute of Finance, also he has been awarded an International Trade Finance Certificate from Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) and a Commercial & Industrial Lending Certificate from The Center for Financial Training (CFT). His most recent achievement is a Management Leadership Certificate from FIU Executive Education and Dale Carnegie Institute on April 2021.
Prior to founding Leiros Consulting Group, Mr. Leirós worked at FISERV a Fortune 500 Company as Sr. Business Consultant. Preceding this role, he spent eight years at Mercantil Commercebank, N.A serving domestic and international private clients. One of his most important position was an International Corporate Officer, managing one of the most important portfolios at the bank’s LATAM Division. Maintained business relationships with executives from Cargill, Banco Cargill and Cargill do Brasil, Bunge, Braskem and Volvo do Brasil. In addition, he served as Venezuelan Oil – Gas Loan Portfolio Officer. Gained in-depth knowledge on Accounts Receivables (A/R) Financing, Purchase Order (P.O) Financing, Inventory Buyback, and Supply Chain Financing. Cristian banking career started as a Teller in Washington Mutual, N.A. (WaMu).
Mr. Leirós holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Florida International University with specialization in International Business. He is a trilingual professional, fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Mr. Leiros currently resides in Miami with his wife and daughter. He is a member of the Miami-Dade College Alumni Association, Florida International University Alumni Association and FIU Alumni Mentor’s Association. He regularly donates to Goodwill of Miami-Dade County and volunteers at Habitat for Humanity, Liga Contra El Cancer and March of Dimes.
Milena Bukinac Leirós, MBA
VP Real Estate & Finance Division
Milena Leirós is a Manager of the Real Estate and Finance Division, leading our efforts in the Florida market. She holds a real estate license since 2014 and has successfully represented both buyers and sellers, including real estate developers on various pre-construction projects in Miami. Her experience expands to managing rental properties for clients and evaluating return on investment for international investors. In addition, as the lead of our Finance Division, she serves as an advisor for various banking and investment solutions.
Prior to Leiros Consulting Group, Mrs. Leiros spent four years at a boutique Registered Investment Advisor serving ultra-high net-worth clients with comprehensive investment management needs, estate-planning structures and banking solutions. She utilized fee-based planning model and developed cash flow/net worth analysis for clients in order to create a customized financial plan. Preceding this role, she held various positions at Fortune 500 companies, including a leading Private Equity firm in Miami focusing on Business Development.
Mrs. Leiros hold a Bachelor of Science degree from Barry University with specialization in International Business and a Master of Business Administration in Finance. She received a full scholarship for Auburn University and Barry University as a student-athlete on the volleyball team. She is a trilingual professional, fluent in Serbian, Spanish and English.
Mrs. Leiros currently resides in Miami with her husband and daughter. She is a member of the Barry University Alumni Association and Barry University Athletics Alumni Association. She regularly donates to United Way of Miami-Dade County and volunteers locally.
Alberto Farah Uparela
Design & Project Management Division
Mr. Farah is an Architect, he obtained is degree from Universidad Piloto de Colombia in 2014 also has a certificate in Business Development and Innovation from the University of Maryland. His areas of expertise are sustainable architectural projects, contemporary design and digital marketing. Mr Farah is also an Entrepreneur, he is the CEO and Co-Founder of Nauty 360; A boat charter and water activities provider with offices in Miami, Florida and Cartagena, Colombia. He is also a Director & Co-Founder of Farah Constructores in Cartagena, Colombia, which is an architecture design firm.
Mr. Farah is responsible for the architect designs and project management of projects in our firm