Mariano Diaz-BonillaMariano Diaz-Bonilla began his career in management consulting and, after two years, transitioned to Wall Street with Goldman Sachs in New York. He spent the next 10 years advising corporate and private equity clients on a variety of transactions totaling over $5 billion, including acquisitions, divestitures, and public market minority investments in industries ranging from media and telecommunications to government contracting and business services. He spent over five years with Skanska, a global construction and development company, where he and his team made multi-million-dollar equity investments and raised over $2 billion of debt for large infrastructure assets. Today, he invests in and provides strategic and financial advice to small businesses.

Born in Ecuador to Argentine parents, Mr. Diaz-Bonilla moved to Virginia in the early 1980s (by way of Trinidad and Tobago), where he attended grade school through high school. After graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, he attended the University of Virginia and later returned for an MBA from the Darden School of Business.

Mr. Diaz-Bonilla is active in many of his investments, serves on multiple boards in the Virginia area, and lives in Vienna, Virginia, with his wife and 10 children.