Juan Manuel González is Head of Wealth Planning for Spanish Speaking Countries at Banco Itaú International in Miami. Mr. González has an extensive background in law and tax issues and specializes in implementing wealth planning strategies for high and ultra-high net worth clients. He holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Miami, FL, with a specialization in International Tax, a Master in Colombian Tax Law from Colegio Mayor De Nuestra Señora Del Rosario, and a JD (equivalent) from Universidad De La Sabana, Bogotá, Colombia. Mr. González has been a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, STEP, since 2007, is an active member of its Miami Branch Committee since 2010 and is currently serving as Chair of Step Miami. He is also a founding member of Step Chile- Initiative.