Miguel Valdez

Miguel A. Valdez

Chief Financial Officer of Saint Joseph International Group, Partner of Saint Joseph International Law, Board Member for Saint Joseph Trust Company

With over 50 years of experience, Miguel “Mike” Valdes has an unparalleled career spanning both decades and continents.

His primary focus is in international tax planning and controversy resolution, with a strong specialization in clients coming from or working in Latin America. His distinguished career includes work for United States professional services giants, Coopers & Lybrand, Mayor Brown and Andersen Tax, and Ernst and Young, where he retired as a partner. His international work includes serving as a partner for Machado Associados in São Paulo, as well as working for Koury, Lopes Advogados. Mike is one of the founders of Lataxnet, a tax network spanning Latin America, where he keeps connections with attorneys and accountants.

Mike received his BS from Loyal University Chicago, a Master of Science in Taxation from DePaul University, and a law degree from DePaul University School of Law. He serves as a professor of International Tax and Transfer Pricing at DePaul University.

Mike is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish.