“My experience as well as my academic background, enthusiasm, and perseverance have prepared me to bring new ideas during the past fourteen years serving at the Credit Union that have not only positively contributed to its mission, vision, and goals, but have also propelled me to aid with any challenges that may appear and to work in a more holistic and individualize approach to support our members since my motto is people helping people.”
Aida Magaly Rothe, a Venezuelan citizen, joined the OAS in 1993. Prior to entering the Organization, Mrs. Rothe worked in the oil industry for 7 years as Information Systems Analyst. Mrs. Rothe has been working in the OAS for the past 25 years, initially in the Department of Information Systems and Technology for 12 years and currently in the Department of Conference and Meetings Management.
Mrs. Rothe academic and work experiences set her on a career path that includes, but not limited to, important projects in the areas of information technology and conferences. Her position has enabled her to perform project management activities that allowed her to organize, plan, and improve critical processes efficiently. On the personal side, her main motivators are the excellence, innovation, efficiency, problem solving, high quality standards, commitment, and ethical actions.
Mrs. Rothe holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Engineering from the Simon Bolivar University (Venezuela), a Master’s degree in Technology Management from George Mason University, and professional certifications as Chief Information Officer and Meeting Management. Mrs. Rothe has been part of the Credit Union Board of Directors and chairman of the Technology Committee from 2006 to 2008. She was also a member of the Assets and Liabilities committee from 2007 to 2011. Currently she has been a member of the Credit Union Technology Committee since 2008.
Over the past fourteen years serving at the Credit Union, Mrs. Rothe has actively contributed to the modernization efforts to redesign and upgrade its telephone system and website, as well as to modernize its financial core system. These efforts have allowed the OAS Credit Union to not only provide the highest quality financial services, expand its global presence, and enhance its security, but also have aided in its digital transformation journey to embrace new challenges and approaches that help to transform faster, be more competitive, and be ready to adjust to an uncertain and rapidly evolving environment while continuing doing a remarkable job of maintaining member services.