Senior Team

Luis Romero

Founder | Managing Partner

Mr. Romero is the Founder and Managing Partner of Romero Capital, a private family fund. Prior to founding Romero Capital, he served as senior instructor at the New York School of Finance and conducted financial training programs for corporate and individual clients across the U.S., Canada and Germany. Before this, he was an equity analyst and trader at Seven Points Capital executing long and short equity strategies. Mr. Romero began his career at Credit Suisse as a Mergers & Acquisitions analyst in New York where he acquired deal experience in the technology, industrial and health care industries. He has also worked with start-ups in the food & beverage and education sectors. 

Mr. Romero’s passion and love for teaching led him to found Romero Mentoring in 2016, an education, mentoring and investing platform for student analysts. Mr. Romero currently serves as mentor and instructor at Romero Mentoring and is educating the next generation of investment analysts. Mr. Romero holds a B.B.A. in Finance and Investments with a minor in Philosophy from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business.

 

Carlos Montesinos

Senior Advisor

Mr. Montesinos began his career working in Mergers & Acquisitions at Credit Suisse in New York City in 2006. After completing his analyst program at Credit Suisse, Carlos became an associate at Merrill Lynch, where he was responsible for multi-asset class investments in Latin America. Through Merrill Lynch, Carlos relocated from NYC to Rio de Janeiro, to execute an operational turn-around plan and assume the controller role at one of Merrill’s portfolio companies. After successfully executing that project and helping Merrill sell its stake in the company, Carlos joined TPG Capital, as part of the private equity platform in Latin America. At TPG, Carlos played a key role in opening TPG’s office in Sao Paulo, as well as developing the fund’s private equity platform in the region.

Carlos is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish and holds a B.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Michael Ganian 

Investment Analyst

Mr. Ganian is an investment analyst at Romero Capital and serves as a mentor to students in the Analyst Prep Program. He started his finance career at Thrivent Financial, where he built and analyzed custom portfolios for a wide range of retail clients. Mr. Ganian also serves as Co-President & Treasurer for the Los Angeles Humanitarian Initiative, a local non-profit providing disaster relief to those in need. To build his investment skills and knowledge, he is pursuing his CFA charter and is currently a Level II candidate.

 

Mr. Ganian graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics. He is also an Analyst Prep Program alum, 2020 cohort. He enjoys leading an active lifestyle, traveling the world and experiencing new cultures.