Yolanda holds a BS in Mathematics from Universidad de Antioquia; a BS in Engineering Management from Universidad Nacional de Colombia; a Specialization in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, and an MBA from Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Altogether, she has worked in Grupo Bancolombia for 19 years, holding different positions in different areas and banking entities of Grupo Bancolombia. She started in the Risks-management department of Bancolombia S.A. Later, she worked in the Portfolio Management department of Valores Bancolombia S.A., and afterward, she resumed activities as a Manager in the Risks-management department in 2006. Before being appointed Chief General Manager of Bancolombia Puerto in 2020, she chaired the Risk Management of the Foreign Affiliates of Bancolombia Panamá, Bancolombia Puerto Rico Bancolombia Caparyman, and the branch of Bancolombia Panamá since 2016.
In May of 2021, Yolanda was designated as the General Manager of Bancolombia, Puerto Rico.