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. and as Chairman of the Board of Sotran SA Logistica e Transporte. 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.