Karla Espinoza is joining the team of the SME Finance Forum as an event management consultant. She is an international senior marketing executive with a strong high-profile event planning and execution record. Previously, she was a consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where she coordinated the execution of several seminars and workshops on technical monitoring projects. Her career includes assisting multinational corporations such as Aeromexico Airlines and Club Med in opening and developing new markets. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from The Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico and holds a master's degree in Economics from the same university, as well as one in International Business from the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona, Spain. She lives in Virginia with her husband and two children, and in her spare time, she likes supporting social causes and exploring good restaurants in the area.