David WiegmanVice President, International Finance
David Wiegman joined Opportunity International in 2014 as the Regional Finance Manager for Latin America and Eastern Europe. In his current role as Vice President of International Finance, he leads the Program Operations team, which includes both country-level involvement and oversight of Opportunity’s Knowledge Management team efforts.
David works alongside the finance teams at Opportunity’s various field partners and entities to develop financial plans and strategies for growth and sustainability. He is actively involved in rolling out Opportunity’s new global strategy and is a key member of the team responsible for building relationships and partnerships with investors and financial institutions.
Prior to joining Opportunity, David managed mergers and acquisitions throughout South America and oversaw operations for an outdoor advertising company in China. He served in senior financial management at Chicago-based Universal Outdoor, a fast-growing outdoor billboard company that he helped take public. He led the finance group in completing more than $800M in acquisitions before assisting in the merger with another public outdoor advertising company.
He is currently a chairman of the board for Opportunity International Colombia S.A. Compañía de Financiamiento, sits on the board of Opportunity Bank Serbia, and is a member of the Board of Asociación General Para Asesorar Pequeñas Empresas (AGAPE)—Opportunity’s partner nonprofit organization in Colombia that provides financial training and specialized services for those working their way out of poverty.
David received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from Wheaton College and holds a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Olivet Nazarene University.
David is both Bilingual (Spanish/English) and Bicultural (USA/Mexico) with a diverse background in finance, accounting, and technology.