I am the President, Founding and Managing Partner at Mesoamerica since 1998, a firm that transforms businesses in the Latin American region by creating value for investors and society. My career began as an associate in Bain and Company were I worked in strategic cases for several of the region’s largest companies. Then in 1996, I started Central America’s first private equity fund and largest at the time.
I am passionate about helping society and promoting prosperity and inclusiveness in the region. I support several social impact initiatives through foundations, education institutions and associations. I founded the Mesoamerica Foundation, which invests in quality education, advocacy of sustainabilty, entrepreneurship, and leadership. I am the president of Asociación Empresarial para el Desarrollo (local chapter of United Way), a member of the board of directors of United Way WorldWide, Paniamor and Parque de la Libertad and I also participate in G-50, a select group of business leaders of the Americas, Aspen Institute, an organization that fosters leadership based on enduring value, and Young Presidents Organization.