Our Mission

CGIS provides client centered financial solutions. CGIS will always put the client first in designing and executing a financial strategy that achieves the client's financial goals.

990 Biscayne Boulevard,Suite O-901,Miami, Florida 33132 USA

Executive Profiles

Our management team has combined experience of over 75 years in financial markets, and has a long history of providing sound financial solutions to retail and institutional clients. Our management team includes:

Mr. Alberto Muchnick



Has over 30 years experience in various senior positions in the financial industry. At present, Mr. Muchnick is the non-Executive Chairman of CGIS Securities, LLC in Miami. As Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank (USA) Santiago Branch he managed the investment banking business for HSBC’s Latin American Private Banking Division. Mr. Muchnick also spent more than a decade with Republic National Bank where he headed the “Southern Cone” Region and later became the Executive Vice President for Latin America. Mr. Muchnick began his professional career with Banco Santiago in 1980 after graduating in Business Administration from the University of Chile.

Mr. Riggin Dapena



CEO of CGIS Securities, LLC, is a seasoned banking executive, investment advisor and business consultant with over 35 years-experience working with some of the most reputable global financial institutions, including: Citibank, N.A/Citigroup., Citibank International/Citigroup, Bank of America, Prudential Securities (presently Wells Fargo Advisors), Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney/Citigroup, PaineWebber (presently UBS), Oppenheimer & Company and Kidder, Peabody/General Electric (presently UBS). Mr. Dapena started his professional career as a Consultant with Arthur Andersen & Company in Chicago and holds a Master in Business Administration degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame/London Business School and an undergraduate degree with majors in Economics and  Finance. He holds FINRA’s licenses 7, 8, 24, 63 and 65. 

Mrs. Melissa Richards



Registered Principal, is the Operations Manager of CGIS Securities, LLC. Mrs. Richards has extensive experience managing operations for securities’ broker/dealers. Her responsibilities within CGIS include supervision of the Client Service Department and Human Resources management. Mrs. Richards holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Leadership. She holds FINRA’s licenses SIE, 7, 24, 63 and 99.

Mrs. Jacqueline Rodriguez



Compliance Officer of CGIS Securities, LLC, responsible for supervising and enforcing Anti-Money Laundering policies and procedures. Mrs. Rodriguez is an accomplished executive with over 35 years’ experience in the international private banking and securities industries. She began her career at Capital Bank in Miami. Later, she went offshore to implement a project for the Euro Canadian Bank and Trust Ltd. She was Vice President and Manager of the International Private Banking Department with Coconut Grove Bank. Prior to joining CGIS, Mrs. Rodriguez worked with BAC Florida Bank as a Wealth Management Officer in Private Banking Department. Her scope of responsibilities included operations and compliance. She holds FINRA’s licenses SIE, 99, and 7.