Finance Director

I have over 8 years experience in the Food Industry with responsibilities ranging from plant engineer to Corporate Development and FP&A.

I am looking for partners in the US so that we can create a US-based hedge fund focused on South American Assets.  

My alma ... more


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E Leveraged ETFs: When And How To Use Them
Leveraged ETFs have a bad reputation because they tend to greatly underperform their benchmarks. It is my intent to better explain when and how to use these ETFs, using the leveraged ETF BRZU as an example.
The Beginning...
This first post will discuss the article written by Lucas Amorim in the Brazilian Magazine Exame "The Stars of the Stock Exchange". This article brings up some good points and I plan to reference this article in some future postings.


BLV Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF
BRZU Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3X ETF
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund
PFLT PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd
UVXY PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II



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Work Experience

Finance Director
May 2014 - Present (7 years 10 months)

Manage the accounting and finance departments of each business in the portfolio. Plan inventory purchases, forecast sales and understand working capital needs by analyzing cash flow models. Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements. Maintain and create new relationships with corporate account managers and regional branch managers at over ten banks. 

Contributions Relationship Manager
Thomson Reuters
September 2011 - October 2012 (1 year 2 months)

Established and maintained relationships with key players in banks, brokerages and asset management firms. Obtained and analyzed Fixed Income and FX data to produce economic and statistical indicators. Prepared and lectured client training team and sales specialists on Fixed Income and FX focused curriculum.


FIA - Fundação Instituto de Administração
Master of Business Administration
2009 / 2010
Internal Business
University of Arkansas
Master's Degree
2006 / 2008
Operations Management