Joseph M. Barragan, a Los Angeles native, is a UCLA alumnus of the undergraduate program, B.A. in political science (1977), and also received his MBA from UCLA Anderson (1979). He has over 30 years experience with J.P. Morgan Chase in numerous banking activities dealing with corporations, financial institutions, sovereigns and high-net-worth individuals. He has served on several boards of private companies, an international school and industry associations. He is a member of the Board of the UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management.
Barragan joined Chemical Bank, a predecessor institution to J.P. Morgan Chase upon graduating from UCLA Anderson. He has held various international assignments and executive positions within the firm including responsibility across Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Currently, Barragan resides in Connecticut and is the head of the Latin American capital advisory practice for J.P. Morgan Private Bank, managing lending specialists who advise clients on the utilization of loans as a solution for liquidity, investment and estate planning needs. He is a member of J.P. Morgan Private Bank’s Latin American Operating Committee.