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Adolfo Cividanes

Adolfo Cividanes (


Mr. Cividanes obtained a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree with a major in marketing from Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania. He later studied post graduate courses in Public Administration at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus and insurance courses at the University of Sacred Heart in Santurce.


He became interested in Wall Street through a firm known as Bregmann and Cummings. It was here where he became involved in the securities business and much later would be influenced in joining Drexel Burnham Lambert where he began his career as a Financial Advisor becoming “top rookie” of the year. A few years later when Drexel closed in Puerto Rico, Mr. Cividanes continued with his financial career in Dean Witter Reynolds Inc., later on known as Morgan Stanley. He worked at this firm for sixteen (16) years becoming Senior Vice President and Insurance Coordinator of all Morgan Stanley insurance products in Puerto Rico. For many years he was the firm’s top producer, also top producer of insurance products and member of the Million Dollar Club. Besides this he received throughout the years the Taxable Fixed Income Sales Achievement Award and the Top Municipal Bond Producer Award. For his outstanding achievements he was elected member of the Director’s Club in recognition of Excellent Performance for many years throughout his tenure.


Prior to joining Drexel Burnham Lambert, Mr. Cividanes participated as speaker for the Department of Commerce in Puerto Rico regarding manufacturing operations of the Economic Development Administration and the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association. He was recognized for his outstanding participation and cooperation.


Mr. Cividanes was a trustee for St. John’s School in Condado, Puerto Rico for twenty five (25) years. He directed the Golf Inter-scholastic team for two (2) years finishing undefeated both times. He is presently a member of the Dorado Beach Golf & Tennis Club in Dorado, Puerto Rico, and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dorado Beach Club for several years. Mr. Cividanes was also in charge of the Dorado Beach Tennis Club for a period of seven (7) years and served as Director of the Chi-Chi Rodriguez International Festival of Golf and the Chi-Chi Children’s Charity Golf Classic for over a decade.


Mr. Cividanes is a member of Phi Eta Mu fraternity and established the Zeta chapter in Philadelphia. He was a member of the fraternity’s Supreme Council for many years and was given formal recognition for his work.