About Enterprise Bank

Board of Directors

Ignacito U. Alvizo
Founder / Chairman Emeritus

  • Director Alvizo’s expertise in the field of microfinance is recognized by microfinance communities in the Philippines and abroad. He is a Certified Public Accountant who has an extensive working experience as a consultant in microfinance and SME development in counties in Africa, Middle East and Asia.
  • All his experiences and knowledge became tangible when he transformed Enterprise Bank from a single unit rural bank in Surigao del Sur into an emerging thrift bank that has gained its own niche in MSME financing in Mindanao from an single unit rural bank in Surigao del Sur.
  • Aside from being a member of the Board of EBI, he is also the Chairman of Microfinance for Rural Development Inc.
  • He graduated from the University of San Carlos with a degree in Commerce and obtained a diploma in Small Enterprise Promotion with distinction from Delft University Research Institute for Management Science in Holland. He was, for two terms, the President of Mindanao Microfinance Council.

Maximino A. Salang, Jr.
Chairman of the Board

  • Maximino A. Salang, Jr. is a businessman in Davao City, engaged in construction, heavy equipment rental, banana plantation export production and container yard (shipping van) operations. His expertise lies in marketing and business management.
  • He has been a member of the board since 2007 and was elected as Chairman of the Board this 2017.
  • He finished his degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southwestern University in Cebu.

Richard M. Rodriguez
Vice-Chairman of the Board

  • Mr. Richard M. Rodriguez is a businessman in Cebu City, engaged in academe, construction and financing operations. He is also a professor in Salazar Colleges.
  • Prior to joining Enterprise Bank last January 19, 2017, he was the President of the Rural Bank of Ronda from 2012-2013 before becoming one of its directors in 2013.
  • Mr. Richard M. Rodriguez gained banking exposure as Branch Manager at Merchants Bank and Consumer Lending Head at Insular Savings Bank.
  • He finished his degree in Bachelor of Accountancy from Southwestern University in Cebu. He also finished his post-graduate degree of Masters in Management from University of San Jose Recoletos in 2011 and has taken up units in Bachelor of Laws at Southwestern University.

Jimmy C. Tee

  • Mr. Jimmy C. Tee is a prominent businessman in Cebu City, He is engaged in property development and marketing operations.
  • He is also one of board of directors of Rural Bank of Ronda, Inc. from 2012 and became one of EBI's directors last January 19, 2017.
  • He finished a degree of Education from Nan An Institute in 1982.

Ronald E. Alvizo

  • Atty. Alvizo has 14-year experience in microfinance and rural banking operations. His expertise lies in the areas of rural financing, product development and implementation, corporate planning, banking and corporate law.
  • He studied Bachelor of Laws at the Ateneo de Davao University and earned his Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship at the Asian Institute of Management.
  • He was also one of the pioneering organizers of the Mindanao Microfinance Council, an organization of microfinance institutions working towards the professionalization of the industry.
  • Atty Ronald Alvizo was also a Director of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines and a member of the technical committee that developed the micro-housing product of the Development Bank of the Philippines.
  • Among Atty. Alvizo’s special projects is on SME development and financial inclusion or making banking products and services available to clients in the countryside not usually served by formal financial institutions. To him, EBI’s contribution to nation building is by building vibrant communities one enterprise at a time.

Alberto C. Capati
Director / President and CEO

  • Mr. Alberto P. Capati is an international consultant for enterprise and entrepreneurship development, business development services, and technical-vocational education and training. He has work experiences in different countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.
  • He started his career in small and medium enterprises development while working at the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries as a training associate and eventually as the Director for Training and the Director for Operations. He was also chief executive officer and chairperson of the 888 Loans Corporation and the former President and Chairman of the Board of the Philippine CEFE Network Foundation, Inc.
  • Mr. Capati finished his Bachelor of Arts Degree at the Ateneo de Manila University and completed the academic units for Masters in Business Administration at De La Salle University. Along the course of his professional career, he also obtained diplomas and certifications from various institutions in the Philippines and abroad.

Lung Fai "Arthur" Chan
Independent Director

  • Mr. Lung Fai Chan is businessman engaged in manufacturing and trading business.
  • He became one of EBI's directors last January 19, 2017.
  • He finished a degree of Architecture from University of Sto. Tomas in 1982.

Manuel T. Sia, Jr.
Independent Director

  • Mr. Manuel T. Sia, Jr. is a respected banker not only locally but also internationally. He became the Executive Vice-President of Planters Development Bank from 1999-2002. He also worked as Senior Vice President with Bank Internasional Indonesia for 8 years. He became President of Chamber of Thrift Banks and Savings Bankers Association of the Philippines in 1982.
  • With his expertise in banking operations he was hired as a consultant at Capital Plus Exchange Corporation and financial advisor of La Savoie Development Corporation.
  • Mr. Sia is a graduate of BSBA Economics at University of the Philippines, Diliman. He finished his Masters in Economics from Ateneo de Manila University in 1966.
  • He was elected as one of EBI's directors last January 19, 2017.