Puerto Rico Secretary of the Treasury and Chief Financial Officer Francisco Parés Alicea will resign effective Jan. 31.
Gov. Pedro Pierluisi announced the resignation and said Nelson Pérez Méndez will serve as the interim Secretary of the Treasury. Pérez Méndez was deputy director of the Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority, focusing on the
Parés Alicea “has been an undisputed leader in the transformation of the Treasury Department to be more agile, reliable and offer a better service to our citizens,” Pierluisi said. Under him the department instituted
During Parés Alicea’s tenure general fund revenues have
Former Gov. Ricardo Rosselló appointed Parés Alicea Secretary of the Treasury in June 2019. He also worked under Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced.