SVP of Finance
Mr. Rafael Scolari brings twenty plus years of finance experience, having managed portfolios with AUM of $1.8 billion, in addition tomanagement experience in both large corporate settings and smaller start-up ventures. He has also managed portfolios that focus on mergers, acquisitions, buyouts and restructurings. Mr. Scolari has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from UCLA and a BS degree in Political Science with a minor in Physics from UCSD. He has also studied at the University Of Bordeaux, France and is fluent in both Spanish and French. Some of the many positions that Mr. Scolari has held include: President; Sterling Asset Management, Portfolio Manager/SVP; Morgan Stanley/Dean Witter, Portfolio Manager/SVP; Allstate Insurance Company, Portfolio Manager/VP; Sun America and Broad Inc. among others. As President, SVP and Portfolio Manager, he has managed portfolios that included over 200 individual investments, spread out over 20 industry sectors. He has built and managed Structured Products such as CLO’s and other multi-tiered products with combined assets of over $1 billion. Mr. Scolari was actively involved in the rating of these assets by Standard and Poor’s and Fitch, marketing these assets domestically and internationally to institutional investors.