As Head of Investment Management, Mr. Garza leads Middleburg’s funds capital raising strategy, as well as manages all corresponding operational activities and interface with Middleburg’s accounting, reporting, and research business units.
Mr. Garza was previously Chief Investment Officer of MPOWER Financing, a Washington D.C. based fintech start-up where he was responsible for designing and implementing the company’s debt capital raising strategy. Mr. Garza was the lead negotiator and architect of MPOWER’s first $20mm credit facility and renegotiated the company’s capital structure in order to accommodate the new facility.
Prior to that Mr. Garza spent 12 years with Goldman Sachs, time during which he rose from Financial Analyst to Vice President. He spent six years in Goldman’s Securities Division working with Treasurers and CFO’s of Mexican Corporations to advise on, structure, and trade interest rate and FX hedging instruments. Mr. Garza spent the last three years of his career on the private side of the bank, covering Goldman’s largest and most sophisticated Latin American Family Offices to provide them with trade ideas, portfolio management solutions and trade execution services. In this capacity Mr. Garza managed $300mm worth of client assets.
Mr. Garza obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, he was the founder of the Junior Achievement program of Monterrey, Mexico – his hometown.