I’ve worn every hat in the organization. I’ve walked for miles in others’ shoes. I’m on a mission to further your mission.
Strategy | Operations | Finance | Human Capital | Leadership
Casa Oro Group
A collection of for-purpose businesses dedicated to service, hospitality, adventure, and real food. At the Casa Oro Group, we use business as a tool to regenerate human and environmental abundance.
Award-winning bean to bar fine chocolate crafted from rare cacao in country of origin. I manage all aspects of the business that make production possible including strategy, operations, finance, factory design, and packaging design.
Design & Development
Human-Centered Design | Design Inspired by Nature | Real Estate Development | Construction Management | Eco-Tourism
A 5 bedroom abandoned home transformed into a coveted beach rental home perfect for groups and families. I managed all aspects of design, remodeling, execution, and quality control for this project.
El Pacfico Hotel
A historic 13-room hotel in the exclusive Talanguera neighborhood with large pool, extensive gardens, 1 block from the beach. I managed an electrical and plumbing systems upgrade along with an aesthetic facelift breathing new life into this property.
A redevelopment project for an 8 room boutique B&B nestled atop a hill overlooking the bay. I handled all aspects of design, construction, engineering, and procurement. This project involved an emergency construction plan in response to a natural disaster, resulting in a resilient buildout.
A dilapidated house transformed into a vibrant 6-bedroom guesthouse with ensuite bathrooms, communal kitchen, A/C, pool, and private lookout deck. The project finished with an Art-A-Thon gathering 10 artists for the finishing touches.
Casa Oro Eco Hostel
A historic backpacker’s hostel and surf shop taken to the next level with a full remodeling inside-out. This hostel is the anchor property of Casa Oro Group offering 106 beds, surf shop, beach shuttles, tours, and a farm-to-table restaurant.
An 80-acre development project serving as the experimental grounds for what regenerative real estate can look like. Current activities include organic food production, city-wide composting and recycling center, agroforestry test plots, and a self sufficient super adobe dome.
Finance | Accounting | Systems | Startups | Management
My second startup attempt aimed at addressing mass consumerism. The vision was to crowdsource philanthropy for sustainable businesses as a means of increasing consumer engagement. I learned a lot, but this project never took flight.
The Simple Good
My first startup project after leaving the corporate world, where I first learned about web development, social media, and the challenges of cultivating healthy working relationships.
As an experienced associate in the Consumer Finance Group, I worked on financial analytics, auditing, valuations, consulting, process engineering, and client development.
A stint working in the family business where I helped develop accounting systems, metric dashboards, and improved efficiency through process upgrades.
The largest student-run organization in the world, a youth leadership development platform where I helped more than 50 students have meaningful international experiences.