Ecuador, Lo... Finance McCo... Venture Capitalist Identify strategic acquisitions to gain market share. Capitalize on market opportunities to drive revenues, profits, and growth. Raise capital to fund business operations from sophisticated investors. Deliver revenue, expense, and net income plans. Ensure product offering is competitive in service, function, and price. Strong general and profit and loss management. Bilingual - Spanish and English. Conversational French and Portuguese languages. Passed Level 2 CFA examination in 2011. Ready to pass FINRA EXAMS. Educated in U.S. since high school. Possess valid U.S. Visa. MBA. Awarded first U.S. Department of Defense contract in 2006 and more since then generating revenues of more than $10 million. Built camps in Peru, Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador for U.S. Army and Ecuadorian Army. Drove construction business to contracts of more than $10 million annually since 2005 by implementing strategic partnership with largest mortgage bank to build residential housing in subdivision funded by bank. Took market share from Kraft Foods by introducing McCormick salad dressings and spreads increasing revenues 35%. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Strategic Planning - Multi-Site Operations - Strategic Alliances - New Business Development Organization Design and Development - Financial Planning and Analysis - Capital and Operating Budgets Cash Management and Optimization - Asset Management and Yield - General Accounting and Reporting Investment Management - Risk Management - Forecasting, Due Diligence Specialties automotive, budgeting, business development, business intelligence software, c, cash management, customer relations, equities, finance, financial, financial analysis, innovative, insurance, investments, marketing, microsoft access, microsoft excel, microsoft powerpoint, ms word, negotiation, pricing, process engineering, profit / loss, quickbooks, research, retail, risk analysis, safety, sales, securities, strategic planning,venture capital, Experience Chairman of the Board McCormick (ALIMEC, South American Licensee) Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; MKC; Food Production industry January 2007 – Present (6 years) Turned around 3 food industry firms (McCormick Spices, dairy products, and ice cream companies) from bankruptcy in 1999 to 10-fold increase in sales and profitability by buying firms. Merged 3 companies into one and streamlined operations. Reduced scrap 5-fold in all industrial processes. Increased market share from 12% to 55% in dairy, Cream of Milk product, taking company from unrecognizable to #1 in country. Cut headcount 60% while improving productivity, efficiency, and performance This position is associated with: 1 Project Esteban has 1 recommendation (1 partner) including: 2nd Fred Lissauer, VP Global Business Development, McCormick & Company Recommend Esteban’s work at McCormick (ALIMEC, South American Licensee) CEO CLASECUADOR CAPITAL INVESTMENTS Venture Capital & Private Equity industry July 1999 – Present (13 years 6 months) Privately held venture capital firm. Invested in oil, financial services, insurance brokerage industries, and automotive retail businesses. Recently expanded to food ...