I am a semi-retired development banker who works as a volunteer mentor with “Service Corp of Retired Executives” (“SCORE”) to help entrepreneurs launch new businesses. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and, as a SCORE mentor at the District of Columbia Department of Small and Local Business Development, specializes in business plan creation and execution and helps DSLBD clients avail of SCORE resources.
My other professional work includes service on two (2) boards of directors:
Latino Economic Development Corporation, a grant-funded organization dedicated to housing availability and job creation in Washington DC. He serves on the finance and governance committees of LEDC.
Rural Electrification Financing Corporation, a non-government financial institution owned by Philippine consumer-owned electric cooperatives. His main functions are as chair of REFC’s board committee for risk management and as advisor to staff regarding financial planning and management.
Previously I consulted with electric utilities seeking to diversify into competitive businesses.
I hold BS and MBA degrees from Tulane University and Masters degree in Marketing Management from University of Maryland University College. As a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, I take continuing education courses in financial and business risk management.