David heads Investor Relations where he is responsible for relationships with critical external stakeholders including existing and prospective investors. He also works with AMERRA's investment team on the investment process with an emphasis on structuring and alternative financing. Prior to joining AMERRA, David was CEO of Brazilian Banco Pine's United States broker-dealer where he was responsible for global debt capital markets, sales and trading. David started his career in the São Paulo office of Cargill’s Financial Markets Group as a portfolio manager focused on Brady Bond curve normalization. In the following twenty years, he worked in portfolio management, mergers and acquisitions, debt capital markets and structured finance for such institutions as Elliott Associates and Jefferies. David holds an MBA in finance and MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Chicago and an AB from Duke University. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.