Carlos R. Mello
Chief Executive Officer Finance Authority of Maine
Carlos has over thirty-five years of banking, lending, investment, finance, and accounting experience. In addition to his role as FAME’s CEO, he has served as the chief risk officer at the agency. Prior to joining FAME, Carlos served as the president and CEO of Prudential Bank & Trust, FSB, and held other leadership positions at Prudential Financial. He also held senior vice president and managing director positions at People’s United Bank.
Carlos is a certified financial planner and has held investment representative, investment advisor, and securities principal licenses. He is a former certified public accountant and received his B.S. in accounting from Boston College.
Carlos currently serves as chair of the CEI Ventures Board of Directors and is an active member of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine, serving as a trustee of diocesan funds and recently as senior warden at St. Thomas’ Camden. Carlos and his wife live in Camden and are the parents of three adult children.