Julio C. Ortiz, Finance Expert in Miami, FL, United States
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Julio C. Ortiz

Verified Expert  in Finance

Management Consulting Expert

Location
Miami, FL, United States
Toptal Member Since
February 18, 2021

Julio has diversified experience as a finance VP for multinationals based in the US and Latin America in the financing, pharmaceutical, luxury goods, and personal care sectors and distribution channels, such as retail, wholesale, and travel retail. Julio's expertise includes financial planning and modeling, investment banking, commercial real estate, fundraising, business plan development, logistics, company valuation, and strategic and visionary leadership based on innovation and creativity.

Career Highlights

Executive Director
Prime Wealth Development

Education Highlights

Diplomado
Universidad Latinoamericana de Comercio Exterior (ULACEX)
Master's Degree
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnologia
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree
Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnologia

Certification Highlights

Private Equity Certificate Program
Wharton School of Business
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
Financial Modeling Professional
New York Institute of Finance

Case Studies

Work Experience

CFO | VP of Finance

2022 - PRESENT
Strut Health LLC
  • Supervised the outsourced accounting team, which included the tax, accounting, cash flow, and accounts payable teams that consisted of five people. Performed month-end closing. Presented the company's financial results to the board periodically.
  • Established month-closing accounting procedures and budget reviews, including cash flow projections follow-ups. Reviewed all transactions in the general ledger and the correct registers in the balance sheet and profit and loss statements.
  • Developed a 3-statement financial model to support the operation's controls and protections. Closely monitored cash flow projections, including key concepts as runway and burn rate. Monitored the relationship between marketing investment to income.
  • Supported the development of documentation for the fundraising process, including pitch decks, company valuations, financial models, teasers, cap table controls, and other documents to support the Series A financing.
  • Worked together with the data analysis team to develop the Power BI dashboards to monitor company operations (income, expenses, and investments), as well as marketing and operational results.
  • Reviewed all accounts payable transactions, new suppliers' approvals, and verification of all company expenses and cost center allocations. Monitored bank accounts, credit card accounts, and lines of credit. Monitored accounts receivables modules.
  • Reviewed capital expenditures and created budget policies that met the pro forma requirements. Evaluated the internal rate of return (IRR) on projected CAPEX investments. With Working Capital Management, Treasury Management is key to this initiative.
  • Calculated and evaluated the business KPIs, such as the customer acquisition cost, customer lifetime value, customer churn rate, average order value, items per order, and number of clients per line of business.
  • Defined capital needs and performed an analysis to reach the correct relationship between debt and equity. Kept constant contact with investors, lenders, and investment bank associates. Actively participated in the Series A processes.
  • Assisted the COO and CEO on all financial, accounting, and operational matters. Supported the Series A fundraising process, including generating the company's valuation report. Advised on startup growth and development strategy.
Focus areas: Data Analysis, Financial Modeling, CFO, Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Interim CFO, eCommerce, Fundraising, Seed Fundraising, Valuation, DCF Modeling, DCF Valuation, Excel Expert, Accounting, Cash Flow, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Modeling, Cash Flow Management, Valuation Analysis, Fractional CFO, Cost Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Equity Valuation, Debt Raises, Debt Analysis, Venture Debt, Data Analytics, Virtual CFO, Controller, Controllership, Startup Funding, Startup Consulting, Startup Growth Strategy Development, M&A Value Creation, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Investment Committee Advisory, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Monthly Close Process, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Microsoft Power BI, Projected Cash Flow, Series A, Fundraising Strategy, Part-time CFO, Chart of Accounts, NACVA, M&A Valuation (DCF), Month-end Processes, Leverage Analysis, Equity Capital, Capital Structuring, Leveraged Credit, Equity Investment, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, Xero, IFRS Financial Reporting, IFRS Adjustments, Disclosures for IFRS Reporting, Group Reporting IFRS, IFRS Consolidation, IFRS Audit Planning, Telemedicine, Healthcare Sales, Intuit QuickBooks, Medical Software, Telehealth, Intangible Asset Valuation, Small Caps, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Small Business Management, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Governance, Cost Reduction, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), Target Operating Models, Revenue Modeling, Subscription Pricing, Annual Reports, Operational Flow, Process Optimization, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Teams, Subscriptions, Annual Tax Returns, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Business Model Strategy, Working Capital Management, Capital, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Waterfall Methodology, Comparable Company Analysis, Bookkeeping, Buy-side, Sell-side, Pre-revenue Valuation, IRR, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Tax Planning, Five-year Projections, Scenarios, Year-end Accounts, Payroll & Benefits, 13-week Cash Flow, Treasury, Corporate Treasury, Treasury Management, Treasury & Liquidity Management, Strategic Planning & Execution, Supply Chain Operations, Logistics & Supply Chain, Financial System Implementation, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Financial System Health Checks, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations

Executive Director

2017 - PRESENT
Prime Wealth Development
  • Provided over $800 million in debt and equity financing as well as credit analysis to clients, middle-market companies located in the US and Latin America in the past two years, including brick-and-mortar companies, SaaS, and eCommerce startups.
  • Helped clients review strategic and operational plans. Some of the key topics analyzed were total addressable market, pricing strategies, volume/price mix, required organization, CAPEX, KPIs, SMG&A. Prepared clients for credit analysis review.
  • Built over 30 business plans for clients. As a management consultant, guided startups and middle-market companies in the eCommerce, SaaS, retail, manufacturing, and wholesale fields to review their financial projections, KPIs, and business plans.
  • Financed companies looking for different debt and equity financing types: SBA loans, USDA loans, equipment financing, commercial real estate loans, factoring, unsecured lines of credit, international trade finance, and bridge loans.
  • Provided financing to companies in different development stages: franchise, startup, growth, and mature stage. The types of investors were angel, seed, series A, B, and C, private lenders, corporate lenders, and family offices.
  • Financed commercial real estate projects such as ground-up construction, fix-and-flip property stabilization, and income-producing projects for $600+ million in the last two years, including purchases, refinancing, and cashouts in the US and abroad.
  • Helped startup clients target the best debt/equity ratio and decide between seed, venture capital, or debt financing by using Monte Carlo simulations to analyze the optimum capital-raising strategy, LBO, and quality of earnings analysis.
  • Assessed the valuation of target companies by developing and analyzing financial and valuation models (DCF/comparables and precedents) for buy/sell transactions. The clients were in the renewable energy and tech industries.
  • Developed three-statement financial models, including dashboard and data visualization tools, and created pitchbooks for client companies (SaaS and eCommerce startups) looking for fundraising in the equity, debt, and mezzanine space.
  • Performed an LBO analysis for four different clients: logistics, food, pharmaceutical, and energy. All of them required significant financing, using the company's assets being acquired and the assets of the acquiring company as collateral.
Focus areas: Fundraising, Debt Raises, Private Equity, Real Estate, International Trade, Investment Banking, Finance, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Cash Flow Modeling, Valuation Modeling, Commercial Real Estate, Pitch Decks, Startup Funding, Profit Optimization, Business Plan Consulting, International Finance, Restructuring, Business Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Startups, CFO, Loans, Reporting, Credit/Debt, Financing, Debt Financing, Equity Financing, Revenue & Expense Projections, Capital Raising, Pitch Deck Consultant, Business Modeling, Three-statement Modeling, Venture Capital, Budgeting, Business Models, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Fundraising Consultant, Finance Strategy, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), DCF Valuation, Valuation, Valuation Multiples, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Fintech, Fintech Consultant, Loans & Lending, Asset-based Lending, Commercial Lending, Lending, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Residential Real Estate, Hospitality, Business to Business (B2B), Forecasting, Purchasing, FPA, P&L Forecasting, Profit & Loss (P&L), Corporate Treasury, Treasury, Business Strategy, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Excel 365, Investment Analysis, Investment Modeling, Microsoft 365, Monte Carlo Simulations, United States, Debt, Real Estate Development, Secured Loans, SaaS, Enterprise SaaS, B2C, B2B, Business to Consumer (B2C), M&A Modeling, M&A (Buy-side), Market Research, Consumer Marketplaces, Renewable Energy, Microsoft Excel, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Forecasting, Waterfall Modeling, US GAAP, Administration, Information Systems, International Commerce, Accounting, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Management, Pitch Books, Equity Raises, Corporate Finance, eCommerce, Software as a Service (SaaS), Budget Modeling, Early-stage Venture Capital, Cash Flow, Financial Forecasting, Fractional CFO, Venture Funding, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Supply Chain, Venture Debt, Early-stage Funding, Startup Consulting, SBA, Google Sheets, Management Consulting, Pricing, Joint Ventures, Fixed Asset Lending, Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF), Business Analysis, Business, Business Loans, Debt Structuring, Term Sheet Negotiations, Term Loans, Term Sheets, Term Sheet Advisory, Debt Restructuring, Debt Analysis, Debtor & Creditor Management, Due Diligence, Investments, Investment Memoranda, Investment Funds, Investments & Risk Management, Investment Manager, Alternative Investments, Property Investment, Investment Research, Financial Data, Financial Reporting, Board Reporting, Board Presentations, Pricing Models, Price Analysis, Excel Expert, Pricing Plans, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Financial Advisory, Project Management, Luxury Industry, Exit Strategy, Growth Strategy, Finance Director, Project Finance, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), Investor Relations, Investor Reporting, Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Risk & Compliance, Private Credit, Credit Policy, Credit Ratings, Credit Control, Debt Issuance, Cost of Debt, Debt Collection, Senior Secured Debt, Cost of Capital, Corporate Planning, Controller, Controllership, Interim Financial Controller, Financial Controlling, Control & Cost Analysis, General Ledgers, Sensitivity Analysis, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Modeling, DCF Modeling, Operations, Chief Operations Officer (COO), QuickBooks Online, Risk, Risk Systems, Credit Evaluation, Credit Modeling, Credit Reviews, P&L Management, P&L Analysis, P&L Responsibility, M&A Reporting, M&A Pipeline Management, M&A (Sell-side), Cross-border M&A, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communication, People Management, Startup Growth Strategy Development, Seed Fundraising, Due Diligence Consultant, Leveraged Finance, Equity Research, Capital Structure Analysis, M&A Due Diligence (Financial), Acquisitions, Strategy, M&A Strategy, Xero, Xero Accounting, M&A Value Creation, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Investment Committee Advisory, Dashboard Design, Microsoft Power BI, Projected Cash Flow, Taxation, Series A, Fundraising Strategy, Part-time CFO, Virtual CFO, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, NACVA, M&A Valuation (DCF), M&A Earn-out Agreements, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Leverage Analysis, Equity Capital, Capital Structuring, Leveraged Credit, Equity Investment, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, IFRS Financial Reporting, IFRS Adjustments, Disclosures for IFRS Reporting, Group Reporting IFRS, IFRS Consolidation, Small Caps, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Healthcare Sales, Small Business Management, Target Operating Models, Annual Reports, COO, Operational Flow, Process Optimization, Team Management, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Teams, 13-week Cash Flow, Annual Tax Returns, Revenue Modeling, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Business Model Strategy, Quality of Earnings, Working Capital Management, Capital, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Precedent Transaction Analysis, Bookkeeping, Buyouts, Buy-side, Sell-side, Liability Valuations, Pre-revenue Valuation, Liquidation Valuation, Relative Valuation, Private Company Valuation, Certified Valuation Analyst, Contingent Valuation Method, Private Banking, Investment Capital Raising, Construction Estimation, Private Equity Consultant, Pitch Preparation, Five-year Plans, Five-year Projections, Scenarios, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Net Debt Analysis, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Tax Planning, Corporate Tax Planning, Year-end Accounts, Payroll & Benefits, 409A Valuation, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Compliance, Financial Systems Development, CIM, Private Placement Memoranda, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations

Financial Modeling Expert

2023 - 2024
Cutina Group, Inc.
  • Developed a three-statement financial model, including Waterfall analysis to help management define exit strategies and perform feasibility analysis. This project contemplated a ground-up construction project.
  • Created Waterfall analysis completely for a project of constructing a hotel and defining XIRR returns to general partners (GP) and limited partners (LP). Defined exit strategies considering key concepts such as discounted cash flows, net present value of investment, and IRR.
  • Completed development of dashboards, KPIs, and sensitivity analysis related to the project. Analyzed key variables such as CAP rates, exit year, investment % per GP or LPs, and debt amortization.
  • Developed a pro forma financial model, including the analysis of debt and terms to be negotiated with debt providers.
  • Defined sources and uses tables, depending on different scenarios.
Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Valuation, Waterfall Modeling, Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF), Profit & Loss (P&L), Three-statement Modeling, Debt Financing, Project Finance, Revenue & Expense Projections, DCF Modeling, IRR, Dashboards, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Reporting, Pitch Decks, Pitch Books, Construction Estimation, Loans & Lending, Cash Flow, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Modeling, Cash Flow Management, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Analysis, 13-week Cash Flow, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Exit Strategy, DCF Valuation, Asset Valuation, Equity Valuation, Investment Capital Raising, Equity Investment, Excel Expert, Microsoft Excel, Modeling, Five-year Plans, Five-year Projections, Scenarios, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Year-end Accounts, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations

Modeling Expert (Healthcare)

2023 - 2023
Applied biological laboratories inc
  • Developed a three-statement model with a 10-year projection (three years of history). The model included scenarios and sensitivity analysis. Included dashboards and KPIs module. Also included a DCF valuation module (based on EBITDA).
  • Worked on the financial model, including a budget module. It permitted the control of monthly projections vs. actual results.
  • Worked on the financial model, allowing the end user (CFO) to update the model in the future with new actuals and projections.
Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Cash Flow Modeling, DCF Valuation, Scenario Analysis, Balance Sheets, Profit & Loss (P&L), Statement of Cash Flows, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Working Capital Management, Capital, Cost of Capital, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Revenue Projections, Dashboards, Debt, EBITDA, Budgeting, Annual Budgets, Budget Modeling, Equity, Waterfall Methodology, Bookkeeping, Buy-side, Sell-side, IRR, Pitch Preparation, Five-year Plans, Five-year Projections, Scenarios, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Year-end Accounts, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Teasers, Financial Presentations

Fractional CFO

2023 - 2023
Voltea, Inc
  • Implemented a 13-week report of cash flow controls, considering accounts receivables, accounts payables, inventory purchases, payroll expenses, and major cash flow drivers.
  • Reviewed accounts receivables, being able to collect over $250,000 in accounts that were not being collected.
  • Cleaned 2022 accounting books and updated accounting registers to YTD activities.
  • Established month-end and closing procedures; redesigned workflow for A/P, A/R, inventory, and production.
  • Developed a three-statement financial model to support the financial planning and fundraising processes, including financial ratios, scenarios, and sensitivity analysis. Assisted in developing Private Placement Memoranda.
  • Implemented strong controls in cash management, accounts payables, and accounts receivables cycles, improving AP and AR aging register quality.
  • Liaised with the company's board of directors on the best business model approach, analyzing international expansions, products, and cost scenarios.
  • Supervised payroll and benefits, including expense reports.
  • Managed the Treasury function, including 13-week and longer-term cash flow projections, and supervised working capital and CAPEX cash flow requirements.
Focus areas: CFO, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Profitability Analysis, Three-statement Modeling, Manufacturing, Accounting, Month-end Processes, Board Reporting, Accounts Payable, Cost Accounting, US GAAP, IFRS Adjustments, Cash Flow Modeling, Cash Flow Forecasting, Cash Flow, Subscription Pricing, Annual Reports, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Business Restructuring, Business to Business (B2B), Teams, System Optimization, Operational Flow, Process Optimization, Team Management, Excel Expert, Excel Modeling, Microsoft Excel, Financial Ratios, Financial Reporting, Subscriptions, Annual Tax Returns, Revenue Modeling, Business Model Strategy, Business Loans, Business Models, Small Business Management, Business Modeling, Working Capital Management, Capital, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Waterfall Methodology, Comparable Company Analysis, Bookkeeping, Sell-side, IRR, Accounts Receivable, Year-end Accounts, Cash Management, Cash Flow Analysis, 13-week Cash Flow, Payroll & Benefits, Tax Planning, Corporate Planning, Corporate Treasury, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Finance, Five-year Plans, Five-year Projections, Scenarios, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Corporate Tax Planning, Risk & Compliance, Debt Financing, Financial System Implementation, Financial System Health Checks, Strategic Planning & Execution, Treasury Management, Treasury & Liquidity Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Operations, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Strategic Planning, Compliance, Financial Systems Development, Investments, Investment Memoranda, CIM, Private Placement Memoranda, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations

Financial Modeling Expert

2022 - 2022
Cutina Group, Inc.
  • Developed waterfall investment projections, considering general and limited partner returns. The model considers the impact of different debt/equity scenarios and the corresponding returns to the investors under each scenario, and the impact on the project's cash flow.
  • Developed a discounted cash flow financial model, permitting the client to update the key variables that impact the project's internal rate of return (IRR) and net present value (NPV), including variables of the construction budget. The model includes sensitivity analysis and scenario modeling.
  • Reviewed and updated the client's previous financial models providing quality control processes to existing ones and enhancing previous models' capabilities. This included the corresponding dashboards.
Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Valuation, Waterfall Modeling, Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF), Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), DCF Modeling, Investments, Investment Funds, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Revenue & Expense Projections, Project Finance, Project Budget Management, Debt Financing, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Investment Committee Advisory, Dashboard Design, Projected Cash Flow, Taxation, Fundraising Strategy, Part-time CFO, Virtual CFO, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, NACVA, M&A Valuation (DCF), Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Leverage Analysis, Capital Structuring, Leveraged Credit, Equity Investment, IFRS Adjustments, Disclosures for IFRS Reporting, Group Reporting IFRS, IFRS Consolidation, IFRS Audit Planning, Small Caps, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Small Business Management, Operational Flow, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Teams, 13-week Cash Flow, Annual Tax Returns, Revenue Modeling, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Business Model Strategy, Working Capital Management, Capital, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Waterfall Methodology, Bookkeeping, Sell-side, IRR, Construction Estimation, Five-year Plans, Five-year Projections, Scenarios, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Year-end Accounts, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Teasers, Financial Presentations

Finance Vice President for Latin America

2011 - 2017
Chanel
  • Restructured administrative and sales processes using project and change management techniques by implementing a new ERP (Dynamics AX) and downsizing staff by 5%, which reduced administrative processing times by 20%, including pricing strategies.
  • Led—as a managing director and COO (2 years)—the opening of a new subsidiary in Brazil, achieving sales of $20 million despite the cultural differences and extreme complexity of starting businesses and operations. Reported to the board of directors.
  • Implemented a system, including pricing models, to control advertising expenses and demonstrations to our clients based on techniques of auditing and effective communication, and achieved savings of 30% (from $10 to $7 million annually).
  • Redefined processes that reduced the finance department's costs by 25% (from 16 to 12 people) and lowered payroll expenses by $120,000 annually while maintaining performance levels. Included the redesign of the FP&A team in Latin America.
  • Linked the processes of evaluation and measurement of staff performance to the company's strategic objectives, achieving a "Great Place to Work" certification and increasing staff approval rates from 66% to 82%.
  • Evaluated key performance achievements such as operational execution, cash flow, liquidity measures, return on investment, the performance of product/market lines, and measurement of working capital with the yearly budget/monthly forecasting reviews.
  • Created and defined the regulatory affairs department parameters to manage product registration processes, reviewing the entire network of Latin American suppliers and reducing expenses by 22% ($300,000).
  • Institutionalized a return-on-investment analysis which reduced unprofitable markets by 5% ($1.5 million), product portfolio (10% of SKUs), investment ($1 million or 95%), and fixed assets ($1 million) and improved net earnings by 1%.
  • Created the eCommerce strategy for the Brazilian subsidiary. Defined the company's website, eCommerce, and distribution scheme. This opened a new sales channel for the company, which increased sales by 15% for the perfume and cosmetics product lines.
  • Developed working capital and cash flow projection models for the distribution operation. Demonstrated to the management the impact of their decisions on operations and company profitability. Developed the pricing model for the price/volume analysis.
Focus areas: Finance, Administration, Human Resources (HR), Information Systems, Logistics, Accounting, Transportation & Shipping, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Cash Flow Modeling, International Trade, International Finance, International Affairs, International Expansion, Business Planning, CFO, Interim CFO, Reporting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Apparel & Accessories, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Business Modeling, Three-statement Modeling, eCommerce, Data Visualization, Supply Chain Management (SCM), FMCG, Budgeting, Business Models, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Fundraising Consultant, Finance Strategy, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), DCF Valuation, Valuation, Valuation Multiples, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Retail & Wholesale, Fintech, Business to Business (B2B), Forecasting, Purchasing, Warehouse Operations, FPA, P&L Forecasting, Profit & Loss (P&L), Corporate Treasury, Treasury, Business Strategy, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Excel 365, Investment Analysis, Investment Modeling, Microsoft 365, Real Estate, Monte Carlo Simulations, Business Plan Consulting, United States, B2C, B2B, Business to Consumer (B2C), Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, Consumer Marketplaces, Renewable Energy, Microsoft Excel, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Forecasting, Waterfall Modeling, US GAAP, Private Equity, International Commerce, Inventory Management, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Management, Corporate Finance, Budget Modeling, Early-stage Venture Capital, Cash Flow, Financial Forecasting, Cost Accounting, Activity-based Costing, Product Costing, Costing, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Supply Chain, Google Sheets, Pricing, Business Analysis, Business, Debt Structuring, Term Sheet Negotiations, Term Sheets, Due Diligence, Investments, Investment Memoranda, Investment Funds, Investments & Risk Management, Investment Manager, Property Investment, Financial Data, Financial Reporting, Board Work, Board Reporting, Board Presentations, Pricing Models, Price Analysis, Excel Expert, Pricing Plans, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Project Management, Luxury Industry, Growth Strategy, Finance Director, Project Finance, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), Investor Relations, Investor Reporting, Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Risk & Compliance, Manufacturing, Credit Control, Debt Issuance, Cost of Debt, Debt Collection, Senior Secured Debt, Cost of Capital, Corporate Planning, Controller, Controllership, Interim Financial Controller, Financial Controlling, Control & Cost Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Cohort Analysis, Modeling, DCF Modeling, Risk, Risk Systems, Credit Evaluation, Credit Modeling, Credit Reviews, P&L Management, P&L Analysis, P&L Responsibility, Cross-border M&A, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communication, People Management, Corporate, Equity Research, Capital Structure Analysis, M&A Due Diligence (Financial), Acquisitions, Strategy, M&A Strategy, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Investment Committee Advisory, Microsoft Power BI, Projected Cash Flow, Taxation, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, NACVA, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, IFRS Adjustments, Disclosures for IFRS Reporting, Group Reporting IFRS, IFRS Consolidation, IFRS Audit Planning, Leverage Analysis, Capital Structuring, Leveraged Credit, Equity Investment, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, Small Caps, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Governance, Cost Reduction, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), Reorganization, Sourcing, Target Operating Models, Vendor Selection, Vendors & Suppliers, Vendor Management, Annual Reports, Team Management, System Optimization, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Business Restructuring, Teams, 13-week Cash Flow, Annual Tax Returns, Revenue Modeling, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Retail Strategy, Retail Management, Business Model Strategy, Working Capital Management, Capital, Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Waterfall Methodology, Bookkeeping, Investment Capital Raising, IRR, Five-year Plans, Five-year Projections, Scenarios, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Tax Planning, Year-end Accounts, Payroll & Benefits, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Compliance, Financial System Implementation, Financial Systems Development, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations

Managing Director

2010 - 2011
Drogueria Ramon Gonzalez Revilla
  • Redefined a sales strategy by setting specific goals/commission plans per salesman, area, and territory, which increased sales by 20%. Eliminated loss-making businesses/product lines, which improved profitability by $500,000; also built pricing models.
  • Prepared and presented company results vs. budget to the board of directors. Participated as part of the board in defining strategic plans by analyzing market trends and the company's objectives.
  • Redesigned processes in the warehouse by using barcodes, improving material flow, and implementing KPIs that reduced order delivery times to less than 24 hours, both for pharmaceutical products and fast-moving consumer goods.
  • Renegotiated purchase agreements and payment terms with major suppliers of consumer packaged and pharmaceutical products, improving working capital and reducing inventories by 15%.
  • Negotiated the inclusion of three new pharmaceutical laboratories, reinforcing the firm's offer and product portfolio.
  • Renegotiated lines of credit with banks and creditors, reducing financing expenses by 10%.
  • Developed the company's website, eCommerce strategy, and implementation, which involved selling direct-to-consumer pharmaceuticals and consumer goods. This helped develop a new sales channel (online sales), increasing overall sales by 8%.
  • Implemented routes control software to make the routes of the sales and distribution teams more efficient, reducing transportation expenses by 10% and increasing productivity (visits to clients) by 25%.
  • Developed a fast-track process for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), linking key customers' inventory levels and sales to the firm's information system and creating pull demand which reduced inventory levels by 8% and time to market times by 15%.
  • Implemented a dashboard of key performance indicators in the areas of logistics, warehousing, distribution, and after-sales processes—improving communication and aligning the department's goals and objectives.
Focus areas: Operational Efficiency Improvement, Restructuring, International Trade, International Expansion, CFO, Reporting, Financing, Healthcare, Revenue & Expense Projections, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Business Modeling, Three-statement Modeling, Supply Chain Management (SCM), FMCG, Budgeting, Business Models, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Finance Strategy, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Retail & Wholesale, Consumer Products, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Business to Business (B2B), Forecasting, Purchasing, Warehouse Operations, FPA, P&L Forecasting, Profit & Loss (P&L), Corporate Treasury, Treasury, Business Strategy, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Excel 365, Investment Analysis, Microsoft 365, Monte Carlo Simulations, Business Plan Consulting, Real Estate Development, B2C, B2B, Business to Consumer (B2C), Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, Consumer Marketplaces, Microsoft Excel, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Forecasting, Waterfall Modeling, Administration, Information Systems, International Commerce, Accounting, Inventory Management, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Management, Corporate Finance, eCommerce, Budget Modeling, Cash Flow, Financial Forecasting, Cost Accounting, Activity-based Costing, Product Costing, Costing, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Supply Chain, Early-stage Funding, Google Sheets, Pricing, Business Analysis, Business, Debt Structuring, Term Sheet Negotiations, Term Sheets, Due Diligence, Financial Data, Financial Reporting, Board Work, Board Reporting, Board Presentations, Pricing Models, Price Analysis, Excel Expert, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Project Management, Growth Strategy, Finance Director, Project Finance, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), Investor Relations, Investor Reporting, Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Risk & Compliance, Private Credit, Manufacturing, Corporate Planning, Controller, Controllership, Interim Financial Controller, Financial Controlling, Control & Cost Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Modeling, DCF Modeling, Operations, Chief Operations Officer (COO), Risk, Risk Systems, Credit Evaluation, Credit Modeling, Credit Reviews, P&L Management, P&L Analysis, P&L Responsibility, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communication, People Management, Corporate, Acquisitions, Strategy, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Projected Cash Flow, Taxation, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Leverage Analysis, Leveraged Credit, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, IFRS Financial Reporting, IFRS Adjustments, Disclosures for IFRS Reporting, Group Reporting IFRS, IFRS Consolidation, IFRS Audit Planning, Small Caps, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Healthcare Sales, Small Business Management, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Governance, Cost Reduction, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), Sourcing, Target Operating Models, Vendor Selection, Vendors & Suppliers, Vendor Management, Annual Reports, Operational Flow, Process Optimization, Team Management, System Optimization, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Business Restructuring, Teams, 13-week Cash Flow, Annual Tax Returns, Revenue Modeling, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Business Model Strategy, Retail Strategy, Retail Management, Working Capital Management, Capital, Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Bookkeeping, IRR, Five-year Plans, Five-year Projections, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Year-end Accounts, Payroll & Benefits, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Compliance, Financial System Implementation, Financial System Health Checks, CIM, Private Placement Memoranda, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations

Operations Vice President

2006 - 2010
Chanel
  • Redesigned the demand-planning process by implementing new software, analyzing inventories and sales data, reducing inventories of direct products by 20%, and improving the fill rate (from 91% to 97%), and forecasting accuracy (from 50% to 80%).
  • Optimized the design and layout of the warehouse, using Monte Carlo simulations and techniques of material flow analysis and times and movements, achieving a reduction of 10% of staff and decreasing order time from 30 to five days.
  • Reduced excessive and obsolete inventory of $4 million by developing new follow-up processes for monitoring inventory levels throughout the corporation, thus reducing working capital.
  • Redesigned the import-and-export freight strategy by looking at alternative shipping methods and new routes and negotiating directly with airlines and shipping companies, achieving a reduction of 15% ($300,000).
  • Reduced the cost of supplies by 15% ($150,000) by establishing an approved bids-and-suppliers scheme and developing an activity-based cost accounting scheme in the operations department, spotting efficiencies in the packaging and logistics processes.
  • Reviewed completely the supply chain—improving key performance indicators in transportation (air vs ocean), import processes, warehousing, customer service, and transportation to clients in Latin America, the US, and Canada.
Focus areas: Logistics, Intermodal Transport, Warehouse Management, Warehouse Operations, Transportation & Shipping, Inventory Management, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, International Affairs, International Expansion, Revenue & Expense Projections, Apparel & Accessories, Data Visualization, Supply Chain Management (SCM), FMCG, Budgeting, Business Models, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Valuation Multiples, Retail & Wholesale, Business to Business (B2B), Forecasting, Purchasing, FPA, P&L Forecasting, Profit & Loss (P&L), Business Strategy, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Excel 365, Investment Analysis, Microsoft 365, Real Estate, Monte Carlo Simulations, Business Plan Consulting, Real Estate Development, B2C, B2B, Business to Consumer (B2C), Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, Consumer Marketplaces, Renewable Energy, Microsoft Excel, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Forecasting, Waterfall Modeling, Administration, Information Systems, International Commerce, Accounting, Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Management, Corporate Finance, Budget Modeling, Cash Flow, Financial Forecasting, Cost Accounting, Activity-based Costing, Product Costing, Costing, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Supply Chain, Google Sheets, Pricing, Business Analysis, Business, Debt Structuring, Term Sheets, Due Diligence, Financial Data, Financial Reporting, Pricing Models, Price Analysis, Excel Expert, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Project Management, Luxury Industry, Growth Strategy, Finance Director, Project Finance, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, Investor Reporting, Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Risk & Compliance, Manufacturing, Corporate Planning, Control & Cost Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Cohort Analysis, Modeling, DCF Modeling, Operations, Chief Operations Officer (COO), Risk, Credit Reviews, P&L Management, P&L Analysis, P&L Responsibility, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communication, People Management, Corporate, Acquisitions, Strategy, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Projected Cash Flow, Taxation, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Leveraged Credit, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, IFRS Financial Reporting, IFRS Audit Planning, Small Caps, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Small Business Management, Cost Reduction, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), Reorganization, Sourcing, Vendor Selection, Vendors & Suppliers, Vendor Management, Annual Reports, COO, Operational Flow, Process Optimization, Team Management, System Optimization, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Business Restructuring, Teams, 13-week Cash Flow, Annual Tax Returns, Revenue Modeling, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Business Model Strategy, Retail Strategy, Retail Management, Working Capital Management, Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Bookkeeping, IRR, Five-year Projections, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Year-end Accounts, Payroll & Benefits, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Supply Chain Operations, Logistics & Supply Chain, Compliance, Financial System Implementation, Teasers, Financial Presentations

CFO

1994 - 2006
Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Implemented the BPCS information system and later implemented SAP. Developed the cost accounting module based on activity-based costing per cost center.
  • Hired and trained the accounting and finance teams in Central America (over 30 professionals).
  • Reduced inventory level by 15% and improved customer satisfaction by implementing a new forecasting and purchasing system.
  • Implemented a cost-of-money methodology to control and promote efficiency in managing the working capital.
  • Led the development of a CAPEX of $40 million in the firm's distribution center in Panama.
  • Implemented the SOP book for our affiliates in Central America. Mainly based on cost centers and product costing. Analyzed and restructured the operational workflows of these areas.
  • Spearheaded the budget standardization project for all Latin American affiliates, including Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Guatemala, and Mexico. Developed pricing strategies based on dynamic pricing models.
  • Developed the cash flow models used to implement a structured approach to cash flow modeling in 11 subsidiaries of the Americas region in FP&A. The models were developed based on Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Implemented a monthly rolling cash flow forecast as the base for the yearly budgeting process. Redesigned the FP&A processes and led such initiative in the Latin America sites.
  • Redesigned the treasury functions of the Latin America subsidiaries based on the financial planning and analysis and working capital management.
Focus areas: Financial Systems, Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Logistics, Warehouse Management, Finance, Financial Modeling, International Affairs, Business Planning, Reporting, CFO, Healthcare, Revenue & Expense Projections, Business Modeling, Three-statement Modeling, Budgeting, Business Models, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Finance Strategy, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), DCF Valuation, Valuation, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Consumer Products, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Pharmaceuticals, Business to Business (B2B), Forecasting, Purchasing, Warehouse Operations, FPA, P&L Forecasting, Profit & Loss (P&L), Corporate Treasury, Treasury, Business Strategy, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Excel 365, Investment Analysis, Investment Modeling, Microsoft 365, Monte Carlo Simulations, Business Plan Consulting, United States, Debt, Business to Consumer (B2C), Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, Consumer Marketplaces, Microsoft Excel, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Forecasting, Waterfall Modeling, US GAAP, Administration, Information Systems, International Commerce, Inventory Management, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Management, Corporate Finance, eCommerce, Budget Modeling, Cash Flow, Financial Forecasting, Fractional CFO, Cost Accounting, Activity-based Costing, Product Costing, Costing, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Supply Chain, Venture Debt, Google Sheets, Pricing, Business Analysis, Business, Debt Structuring, Term Sheet Negotiations, Term Sheets, Due Diligence, Investments & Risk Management, Investment Manager, Financial Data, Financial Reporting, Board Presentations, Board Reporting, Pricing Models, Price Analysis, Excel Expert, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Project Management, Growth Strategy, Finance Director, Project Finance, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, Investor Reporting, Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Risk & Compliance, Manufacturing, Credit Ratings, Credit Control, Debt Issuance, Cost of Debt, Debt Collection, Senior Secured Debt, Cost of Capital, Corporate Planning, Controller, Controllership, Interim Financial Controller, Financial Controlling, Control & Cost Analysis, General Ledgers, Sensitivity Analysis, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Modeling, DCF Modeling, Operations, Chief Operations Officer (COO), Contract Manufacturing, QuickBooks Online, Risk, Risk Systems, Credit Evaluation, Credit Modeling, Credit Reviews, P&L Management, P&L Analysis, P&L Responsibility, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communication, People Management, Corporate, Leveraged Finance, Strategy, M&A Strategy, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Projected Cash Flow, Taxation, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Leverage Analysis, Leveraged Credit, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, Small Caps, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Healthcare Sales, Small Business Management, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Governance, Cost Reduction, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), Reorganization, Sourcing, Target Operating Models, Vendor Selection, Vendors & Suppliers, Vendor Management, Annual Reports, Operational Flow, Team Management, System Optimization, Financial Operations & Processes, Business Restructuring, Teams, Annual Tax Returns, Revenue Modeling, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Business Model Strategy, IRR, Five-year Projections, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Tax Planning, Year-end Accounts, Payroll & Benefits, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Logistics & Supply Chain, Compliance, Financial System Implementation, Teasers, Financial Presentations

Investment Banking Manager

1991 - 1994
H.S.B.C. Bank
  • Built various types of financial models to value debt and equity for mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising transactions, totaling over $2 billion of transactions analyzed. The transactions were in venture capital, private equity, LBO, and M&A.
  • Analyzed private equity transactions, M&A, venture capital, and valuations transactions. Primary responsibility was to provide opinions on proposed transactions to the bank, including equity research, capital structure, and leveraged finance.
  • Prepared and reviewed materials used in clients' financing, including investment memoranda, management presentations, and pitchbooks. Created over 20 pitchbooks and related presentations, including concepts like an exit strategy.
  • Developed relationships with new and existing clients to expand the business. Over 20 transactions worth more than $600 million were closed based on recommendations. Dealt directly with HNWIs, managing investor relations and reporting.
  • Performed due diligence, research, analysis, and documentation of live transactions and evaluation of financial services for venture capital, LBO, and M&A. Participated in both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions.
  • Created presentations and investment memoranda for client portfolios with an affinity for current events, critical issues, and relevant news. These presentations were based on proper due diligence techniques. Presentations to PE and family offices.
  • Launched the CRE analysis department, reviewing business plans and pitch decks for residential, logistics, environmental, and hospitality projects. $1.5 billion was analyzed, and the bank approved project financing for $600 million.
  • Prepared financial dashboards detailing KPIs for the industries being analyzed. Composed investor reports and kept HNWI informed of the progress of their investments and the performance of their asset allocation strategy.
  • Implemented a credit analysis of companies, evaluating the financial performance data of a corporate borrower to determine the reliability of cash flow projections to meet the debt payments. Defined required collaterals to reduce risk to investors.
Focus areas: Valuation, M&A Modeling, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, M&A (Buy-side), Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, Consumer Marketplaces, Renewable Energy, Microsoft Excel, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Forecasting, Waterfall Modeling, US GAAP, Administration, Information Systems, International Commerce, Accounting, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Management, Pitch Books, Equity Raises, Corporate Finance, Budget Modeling, Early-stage Venture Capital, Business Modeling, Cash Flow, Financial Forecasting, Fractional CFO, Financial Investment Structuring, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Cost Accounting, Activity-based Costing, Product Costing, Costing, Venture Funding, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Supply Chain, Early-stage Funding, Startup Consulting, Management Consulting, Pricing, Joint Ventures, Consumer Lending, Business Analysis, Business, Business Loans, Debt Structuring, Term Sheet Negotiations, Term Loans, Term Sheets, Term Sheet Advisory, Debt Restructuring, Debt Analysis, Debtor & Creditor Management, Due Diligence, Investments, Investment Memoranda, Investment Funds, Investments & Risk Management, Investment Manager, Alternative Investments, Property Investment, Investment Research, Financial Data, Financial Reporting, Board Work, Board Reporting, Board Presentations, Pricing Models, Price Analysis, Excel Expert, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Financial Advisory, Project Management, Exit Strategy, Growth Strategy, Finance Director, Project Finance, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), Investment Banking, Investor Reporting, Investor Relations, Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Financial Data Analytics, Risk & Compliance, Private Credit, Credit Ratings, Credit Control, Debt Issuance, Cost of Debt, Debt Collection, Senior Secured Debt, Cost of Capital, Corporate Planning, Controller, Controllership, Interim Financial Controller, Financial Controlling, Control & Cost Analysis, General Ledgers, Sensitivity Analysis, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Modeling, DCF Modeling, Risk, Risk Systems, Credit Evaluation, Credit Modeling, Credit Reviews, P&L Management, P&L Analysis, P&L Responsibility, M&A (Sell-side), M&A Reporting, M&A Pipeline Management, Cross-border M&A, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communication, People Management, Corporate, Startup Growth Strategy Development, Seed Fundraising, Due Diligence Consultant, Leveraged Finance, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Private Equity, Equity Research, Equity Research Analysis, Equity Capital, Capital Structure Analysis, Capital Structuring, Capital Structure Optimization, Leveraged Credit, Investment Modeling, Investment Analysis, Equity Investment, DCF Valuation, Asset Valuation, Valuation Analysis, Private Equity Valuation, Equity Valuation, M&A Due Diligence (Financial), Acquisitions, Strategy, M&A Strategy, Dashboard Design, Projected Cash Flow, Taxation, Series A, Fundraising Strategy, Part-time CFO, Virtual CFO, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, NACVA, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, Investment Cases, Bonds, Financial Options, Small Caps, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Small Business Management, Corporate Governance, Target Operating Models, Private Banking, Investment Capital Raising, IRR, Construction Estimation, Private Equity Consultant, Pitch Preparation, Five-year Projections, Net Debt Analysis, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Tax Planning, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, ROI, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, CIM, Private Placement Memoranda, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations
2001 - 2001

Diplomado in International Commerce

Universidad Latinoamericana de Comercio Exterior (ULACEX) - Chile

1996 - 1998

Master's Degree in Finance

Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnologia - Panama

1994 - 1996

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Marketing

Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnologia - Panama

OCTOBER 2023 - PRESENT

Private Equity Certificate Program

Wharton School of Business

JULY 2023 - PRESENT

Chartered Investment Banking Analyst

New York Institute of Finance

JULY 2023 - PRESENT

Corporate Finance and Valuation Methods Professional

New York Institute of Finance

FEBRUARY 2023 - PRESENT

M&A Professional Certificate

New York Institute of Finance

NOVEMBER 2022 - PRESENT

Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

JUNE 2022 - PRESENT

Mergers & Acquisitions

Columbia University

MAY 2022 - PRESENT

Financial Modeling Professional

New York Institute of Finance

JANUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Credit and Credit Risk Analysis Professional Certificate

New York Institute of Finance

AUGUST 2020 - PRESENT

Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)®

CFI Institute

Finance

Financial Systems, Fundraising, Debt Raises, Private Equity, Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Cash Flow Modeling, Valuation Modeling, Accounting, Forecasting, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Startup Funding, CFO, Credit/Debt, Equity Financing, Revenue & Expense Projections, Capital Raising, Equity Raises, Corporate Finance, Three-statement Modeling, Budgeting, Finance Strategy, Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), DCF Valuation, Valuation, Valuation Multiples, Leveraged Buyout Modeling, Asset-based Lending, Lending, P&L Forecasting, Profit & Loss (P&L), Corporate Treasury, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Debt, Secured Loans, M&A Modeling, M&A (Buy-side), Market Research, Free Cash Flow (FCF), Cash Flow Forecasting, Cash Flow, Venture Funding, Data Analysis, Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), Venture Debt, Pricing, Consumer Lending, Fixed Asset Lending, Debt Structuring, Term Loans, Debt Restructuring, Debt Analysis, Debtor & Creditor Management, Due Diligence, Investment Memoranda, Property Investment, Financial Reporting, Price Analysis, Financial Advisory, Project Finance, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk, Private Credit, Credit Control, Cost of Debt, Senior Secured Debt, Cost of Capital, Controller, Asset Valuation, Equity Valuation, Valuation Analysis, Risk Models, Risk, Credit Evaluation, Credit Reviews, M&A (Sell-side), M&A Reporting, Cross-border M&A, Seed Fundraising, Equity Research, Equity Capital, Capital Structure Analysis, Capital Structuring, Capital Structure Optimization, Projected Cash Flow, Series A, Profitability Analysis, Profitability Optimization, IFRS Adjustments, IFRS Audit Planning, Intangible Asset Valuation, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), 13-week Cash Flow, Revenue Modeling, Balance Sheets, Statement of Cash Flows, Working Capital Management, Capital, Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Comparable Company Analysis, Liability Valuations, Pre-revenue Valuation, Private Company Valuation, Certified Valuation Analyst, Contingent Valuation Method, Private Banking, Five-year Projections, Investment Return Scenario Analysis, Net Debt Analysis, Cash Management, Year-end Accounts, ROI, Financial System Implementation, Taxation, M&A Earn-out Agreements, Financial Options, Annual Tax Returns, Tax Planning, 409A Valuation, International Finance, Private Equity Valuation, Equity Research Analysis

Output Software

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Sheets

Data & Analysis Software

Financial Data, QuickBooks Online, Xero Accounting, Intuit QuickBooks

Industry Expertise

Logistics, Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate, Transportation & Shipping, Healthcare, Apparel & Accessories, Retail & Wholesale, Consumer Products, Pharmaceuticals, Residential Real Estate, Hospitality, Real Estate Development, Renewable Energy, Venture Capital, International Trade, Intermodal Transport, Agriculture

Geographic Expertise

United States

Other

Microsoft 365, Marketing, Finance, Administration, Profit Optimization, Business Plan Consulting, Warehouse Management, Warehouse Operations, Purchasing, Inventory Management, Business Planning, Investment Banking, Pitch Decks, Startups, Interim CFO, Loans, Reporting, Financing, Debt Financing, Pitch Deck Consultant, Cash Flow Analysis, Cash Flow Management, Pitch Books, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Business Modeling, eCommerce, Data Visualization, Supply Chain Management (SCM), FMCG, Business Models, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Fundraising Consultant, Fintech, Fintech Consultant, Loans & Lending, Commercial Lending, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Business to Business (B2B), FPA, Treasury, Business Strategy, Excel 365, Investment Analysis, Investment Modeling, Monte Carlo Simulations, SaaS, Enterprise SaaS, B2C, B2B, Business to Consumer (B2C), Market Research & Analysis, Consumer Marketplaces, Waterfall Modeling, US GAAP, Early-stage Venture Capital, Financial Forecasting, Fractional CFO, Cost Accounting, Activity-based Costing, Product Costing, Costing, Data Analytics, Supply Chain, Early-stage Funding, Startup Consulting, SBA, Management Consulting, Joint Ventures, Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF), Business Analysis, Business, Business Loans, Term Sheet Negotiations, Term Sheets, Term Sheet Advisory, Investments, Investment Funds, Investments & Risk Management, Investment Manager, Alternative Investments, Investment Research, Board Work, Board Reporting, Board Presentations, Pricing Models, Excel Expert, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Project Management, Luxury Industry, Exit Strategy, Growth Strategy, Finance Director, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), Investor Relations, Investor Reporting, Dashboards, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Financial Data Analytics, Risk & Compliance, Credit Policy, Manufacturing, Credit Ratings, Debt Issuance, Debt Collection, Corporate Planning, Controllership, Interim Financial Controller, Financial Controlling, Control & Cost Analysis, General Ledgers, Sensitivity Analysis, Metrics, Key Performance Metrics, Modeling, DCF Modeling, Operations, Chief Operations Officer (COO), Contract Manufacturing, Loan Valuation, Risk Systems, Credit Modeling, P&L Management, P&L Analysis, P&L Responsibility, M&A Pipeline Management, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communication, People Management, Corporate, Startup Growth Strategy Development, Due Diligence Consultant, Leveraged Finance, Leverage Analysis, Leveraged Credit, Equity Investment, M&A Due Diligence (Financial), Acquisitions, Strategy, M&A Strategy, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Project Budget Management, Xero, Dashboard Design, Fundraising Strategy, Part-time CFO, Virtual CFO, Accounts Payable, Chart of Accounts, NACVA, M&A Value Creation, Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting, Investment Committee Advisory, M&A Valuation (DCF), Month-end Processes, Monthly Close Process, IFRS Financial Reporting, Disclosures for IFRS Reporting, Group Reporting IFRS, IFRS Consolidation, Telehealth, Telemedicine, Healthcare Sales, Medical Software, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Small Caps, Small Business Management, Investment Cases, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Governance, Cost Reduction, Reorganization, Sourcing, Target Operating Models, Vendor Selection, Vendors & Suppliers, Vendor Management, Annual Reports, COO, Operational Flow, Process Optimization, Team Management, System Optimization, Operational Workflow, Financial Operations & Processes, Business Restructuring, Teams, Excel Modeling, Financial Ratios, Business Model Strategy, Retail Strategy, Retail Management, Scenario Analysis, Revenue Projections, Equity, EBITDA, Annual Budgets, Quality of Earnings, Waterfall Methodology, Precedent Transaction Analysis, Bookkeeping, Buyouts, Buy-side, Sell-side, Liquidation Valuation, Relative Valuation, Construction Estimation, Investment Capital Raising, Private Equity Consultant, Pitch Preparation, Five-year Plans, Scenarios, Accounts Receivable, Discount Rate Analysis, NPV Calculation, NPV, Return on Invested Capital (ROIC), Treasury Management, Treasury & Liquidity Management, Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning & Execution, Supply Chain Operations, Logistics & Supply Chain, Compliance, Financial Systems Development, Financial System Health Checks, Teasers, Investor Presentations, Financial Presentations, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Human Resources (HR), Information Systems, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cohort Analysis, Microsoft Power BI, Bonds, Subscriptions, Subscription Pricing, Corporate Tax Planning, Payroll & Benefits, Private Placement Memoranda, International Commerce, International Affairs, International Expansion, Operational Efficiency Improvement, Restructuring, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Budget Modeling, Financial Investment Structuring, Pricing Plans, IRR, CIM

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