Stephanie JimenezChief Operations Officer


Stephanie Jimenez has over 25 years of deep experience managing and building winning operations departments within the financial services industry. In her role as COO at First Associates she has revamped the operations infrastructure and team to enable the company to expand from a small privately-owned company to a world-class global organization. Ms. Jimenez is an intelligent leader who paves the ways for others to succeed by setting positive examples and focusing on proactive solutions.

Prior to joining First Associates, Ms. Jimenez served as Director Operations at Capital One where she established an in-house offshore operations center in the Philippines. She also designed and implemented new product launches for key co-brand partnerships. Ms. Jimenez also served as Vice President of Global Projects and Operations at HSBC, where she was responsible for the oversight and implementation of offshore operations for the company’s North American business.

Ms. Jimenez is deeply involved in the San Diego community, is an enthusiastic advocate for education and was awarded the 2017 San Diego Business Journal Woman of the Year. She earned her BS degree from Austin Peay State University, an MBA from University of Phoenix and her doctorate from Southern California University.