Nature, nurture and growth
The road to tomorrow
Size never really matters
Harsh conditions shouldn't stop growth

With as ultimate objective to contribute to a sustainable growth for the Dutch Caribbean, each Client is considered as a building block for such growth. The experience obtained in the investment banking industry, next to managing a team of professionals in offering financial and economic advisory to a large variety of clients for more than a decade is now translated in a passion for quality services to a wide range of clients. Relationship management is considered one of the most important items to lead to a successful result that satisfies both Client as well as MGM Source. Marielsa Arends-Croes brings her 20 year experience to the table in all products offered to Clients, including financial structuring, economic analysis, document generation, project management, financial modeling and general business planning.

Contact Marielsa freely at: + (297) 593 3749 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Experience Summary

MGM Source – Economic Financial Investment Advisory (Dec 2013 – present) – Managing Partner of the boutique firm where all the advisory projects are managed and conducted with special focus on the core services including corporate finance, socio-economic impact studies, business plans, financial modeling, project management, outsourcing and training where applicable. Responsible for all operational, strategic and production matters of the firm in conjunction with Partner.

AIB BANK N.V. (1998-2013) - Chief Economist and Executive Manager in the AIB Economic & Financial Services department. Extensive experience of over 15 years in economic and market research, modeling & analysis, project management, financial modeling & analysis, capital raising for consortia as arranger, capital raising for regular loans as well as assistance in M&A’s and all related economic and financial advisory activities and transactions.

Central Bureau of Statistics Aruba - Economist in the Department of National Accounts, co-creator of the Partial Economic Activity Index


London School of Economics and Political Science: Master of Science: Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries (1995) with concentration on economic development and education policy


Boston University: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (1993) with emphasis on economics and political science


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