As President of Avantax Wealth Management, Enrique is responsible for all aspects of the company’s wealth management business. Enrique is an accomplished business leader with a distinguished track record of success in developing and implementing strategies that drive growth and create win-win outcomes.
In wealth management, he was most recently President and CEO of Cetera Financial Specialists (CFS), a tax-focused wealth management provider and competitor to Avantax Wealth Management, for 12 years. During his time at CFS, Enrique led the business through multiple ownership changes and integrations, and commanded their transformation from a regional provider to a nationwide contender, which today has approximately 1,200 advisors and $18 billion in assets under administration.
Earlier in his career, Enrique held business development and finance leadership roles at both General Electric and Société Générale. An entrepreneur at heart, Enrique was most recently the Founder of CareBuilders at Home – Illinois, a business he started in 2016 to serve the needs of seniors across the Chicagoland market. While building this business in Chicago, Enrique remained closely tied to the investments ecosystem, currently serving on the Morningstar Mutual Fund Trust board of trustees and previously serving on the Advisory Board for Schwab Advisor Services. Community focused, Enrique has also been focused on serving the broader Chicago community as both a board member of Year Up Chicago as well as a Trustee of the Illinois Teachers Retirement System.