Mariana I. Ruiz-Posada is the Director of Multicultural Marketing for MassMutual Greater Houston. She leads a team of advisors in the Hispanic Marketing Initiative for the firm and manages her personal practice of servicing clients to help them meet their financial goals and needs. As a person who was born in Medellin, Colombia and who then migrated to New York at the age of 13, Mariana has first hand knowledge of what it is like to be truly bicultural.
Mariana holds a BA in economics from the City University of New York at Queens College. For more than 18 years in the financial services industry, she has been a passionate advocate for helping Hispanics increase their financial literacy, specifically in the area of proper estate planning for the financial stability of their families and their businesses. Throughout her career, Mariana has addressed organizations such as the Hispanic Medical Association of Houston, the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Institute of Hispanic Culture, the Hispanic Dental Association, HACER, ALPFA, Latin Woman’s Initiative, Telemundo and Univision and many more, on how to empower the community by providing tools for improving its fiscal fitness. In her role with MassMutual, Mariana’s focus is on financial strategies for Hispanic professionals and business owners.
Her most recent accomplishments include qualifications to Top of the Council with MassMutual, Million Dollar Round Table qualification with MassMutual in 2014, 2015 and 2016, Blue Chip qualification with MassMutual in 2014 and 2016, and Agent of the Year for MassMutual Greater Houston in 2014.
A wife of 25 years and a mother of 2 college students, Mariana strives to balance a career of excellence, community involvement and family life.