Charlie has been affiliated with Arlon since 2007. Since 2013, he has been affiliated with Arlon through Araguaia Capital Partners (Araguaia), Arlon's exclusive representative in Latin America. From 2007-2013, he spearheaded Arlon's investment activity in the financial services sector, including the investments in Grandpoint Capital, Inc., Carlile Bancshares, Inc. and Northeast Bancorp. Prior to joining Arlon, Charlie was a private equity analyst for the Arizona Public Safety Retirement System, a public pension fund with over $7 billion in assets under management. Previously, Charlie held a variety of management positions in the IT, food and export sectors for various companies in Latin America. He currently serves on the Board of Grano Alimentos S.A. Charlie is a former Fulbright Fellow in international economics and finance. He received his BA from the University of Oregon and his MBA with a specialization in global finance from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.