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Carlos Jose Arboleya, American bank executive, volunteer.


Arboleya, Carlos Jose was born on February 1, 1929 in Havana, Cuba. Son of Fermin and Ana (Quiros) Arboleya.


Student, Havana University, 1947—1958. Doctor(honorary), University International Moctezuma, Paris, 1972. Doctor banking Science (honorary), University Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, 1973.


Assistant manager Trust Company of Cuba, Havana, 1957—1959. Chief auditor Banco Continental Cubano, 1959—1960. Clerk to office manager and comptroller Allure Shoe Corporation, Miami, Florida, 1960—1962.

Operations officer and personnel director Boulevard National Bank, 1962—1964, vice president and cashier, secretary to board directors, 1964—1966. Executive vice president Fidelity National Bank of South Miami, Florida, 1966—1967, president, 1967—1973, vice-chairman board, 1970—1973. Co-proprietor, president, director The Flagler Bank, Miami, 1973—1975.

President, director Barnett Bank at Westchester, 1975—1976, Barnett Bank of Midway, Miami, 1975—1976. Chairman board Barnett Bank BankAmericard Center, since 1975, Chief Executive Officer, since 1977. President, Chief Executive Officer and director Consolidated Barnett Banks of Miami, since 1977.

President Barnett Leasing Company, since 1977. Instructor American Institute Banking, Miami, 1967—1972, Bank Administration Institute, Miami, 1969—1972, University Miami School Business Administration, Miami, 1972. Lecturer various schools and community organizations, since 1964.


Economic advisory Latin Chamber of Commerce, since 1964. Member advisory board Small Business Administration, 1972—1975. Member National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity, Washington, 1974—1976.

Manager Saints Peter and Paul Youth Center, Miami, 1962—1965. Assistant commissioner South Florida council Boy Scouts American, 1963—1966, member executive board, since 1962. Judge national volunteer awards National Center for Volunteer Action, Washington, 1974.

Advisory Junior Achievement, Miami, 1965—1970. Member Children's Rehabilitation Center Committee, Havana, 1957—1960, Citizens Advisory Planning Committee, Miami, 1972—1974. Member numerous civic and community boards including American Red Cross, Speak Up for American Program, Miami, Young Men’s Christian Association International Jose Marti, Miami, National Softball Association, Havana, Ballet Concerto of Miami, International Center of Florida, Junior Achievement Greater Miami.

Trustee numerous schools and organizations including Barry College, Miami, Museum of Science and Space Transit, Leukemia Society of America, Miami. Member board advisory Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1972—1973. Board governors Invest in American National Council, Philadelphia, 1974—1978.

Member of Dade County Bankers Association (director 1970-1971), National Association Bank Audit Control 1968-1973, Inter-American Association Businessmen 1970-1971, National Alliance Businessmen (Miami advisory board 1971-1972), Florida Bankers Association (director 1969-1972), American Arbitration Association 1969-1973, American Institute Banking (vice president 1970-1971), Certified Public Accountants Member Bank Administration Institute (president 1971-1972), Heart Association Greater Miami (director 1969-1972), Florida Council International Development, Delta Sigma Pi.


Married Marta Quintana, August 29, 1954. 1 child Carlos.

Fermin Arboleya

Ana (Quiros) Arboleya

Marta Quintana

Carlos Arboleya