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Dr. Carmen M. Castro, D.B.A.  

Financial Services Professional


Office: 786-491-7700 ext. 7708

Cell: 561-558-5950

Fax: 786-491-7720

Focus: Insurance  Strategies, Retirement Income  Strategies, Financial  Education, Student Loan Refinancing, Business Owners, College Funding Strategies, and Group Benefits.

Languages: English, Spanish, and Arabic.

Dr. Carmen M. Castro, D.B.A. is a Distinguished Professor and World-Renowned Motivational Speaker of International Business and Comparative Economics Systems. Dr. Castro is also the recipient of eight International awards two of these awards being, “The Global Female Economic Champion and Global Hall of Fame Economic Champion, 2013, in Dubai.”  Dr. Castro is also the Founder & CEO of Aurora International Global Education Companies since 2006, where Dr. Castro develops Educational Programs for Executive MBAs and Doctoral Programs for Fortune 500 companies seeking Executive DBAs programs around the world in International Entrepreneurship, International Economic Development, International Financial Management, Financial Services, and understanding the International Economic Free Zones in the Middle East, South America, Eastern Europe and Russia, Business Development Strategies, Global Market Entry, International Trade, and Global Marketing. Now, Dr. Castro is sharing her overall knowledge base in the Financial Services Industry as a Financial Services Professional for new Business Entrepreneurs and Startup Companies in South Florida as well as with the Economic Development Zone in Broward County, and the Economic Development Zones in the Middle East the United Arab Emirates in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat Oman, and Eastern Europe. Dr. Castro, also conducts webinars, seminars, and workshops in Managing Student Debt and Financial Literacy for International Entrepreneurs, Non-for-Profit Organizations, Universities, Colleges, and High School Students based on the new Florida Senate Bill 1054, known as the Dorothy L. Hukill Financial Literacy Act, which will go into effect at the beginning of the 2023 – 2024 school academic year. 

Dr. Castro has also been a Guest Speaker and Panelist at the 7th Middle East CEO Awards at The Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai on April 21st, 2010. The Summit witnessed by the presence of His Royal Highness of Abu Dhabi and President of the UAE, Sheikh Khaild Bin Zayed Sagar Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Bin Zayed Group UAE and by His Royal Highness and Ruler of Dubai, His Royal Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is also the Vice President of the UAE.

International Awards

  1. Exceptional Women of Excellence Award 2018, The Women Economic Forum 2018 in New Delhi, India.
  2. Most Influential Female Latina of The Middle East Cultural Icon Legacy Award 2017 by the Hispanic Business Owners of the City of New York and Washington, D.C. Networks.
  3. Houston Woman Magazine "Houston's 50 Most Influential Women of 2014 Houston, Texas
  4. Ana G. Méndez Excellence in International Business and Entrepreneurial Education Award of 2014. San Juan, Puerto Rico
  5. Top 5 Most Influential and Successful Female CEOs and Entrepreneurs in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East 2014. Dubai UAE
  6. The Global Female Economic Champion Award of 2013, Dubai UAE
  7. Global Hall of Fame Economic Champion 2013, CEO Clubs Networks Worldwide. Dubai UAE

Dr. Castro has earned the following Educational Degrees:

Doctor of Business Administration in International Business from the University of Sarasota, and Master´s Degree in International Business from the University of Sarasota and a Bachelor´s Degree in Economics and Management from Empire State College (SUNY).          CRN202507-2759305                                                                                                                             


Knowledge is the key to a successful financial future. My background, experience, and commitment to providing you with the resources you need to make financial decisions can help make your financial future as successful as you need it to be.  I pride myself in getting to know each client so that I can understand their individual needs and what matters most to them. This helps me recommend products and strategies designed to meet your current needs, and more importantly, your future needs.

My goal is to provide holistic, comprehensive financial services to individuals and businesses. I  can help you make good financial decisions seeking to help avoid potential issues by providing you with superior client service focused on tailored, objective financial strategies, to help you reach your goals.


Achieving your financial goals takes patience to create the kind of possibilities that money can buy. Whether you’re saving for a home, a college education, a dream project, or preparing for retirement, having a trusted financial professional can support and guide you to make solid decisions that can turn life goals into reality.



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