Angelo Torres chairs our independent Risk Committee. Within this context, he oversees both operational and risk management across TSF business lines. In addition, he supports the planning and budgeting process, working in tandem with our compliance & internal audit function to ensure process, responsibilities, and policies safeguarding stakeholders.
Angelo is Director of Capital Markets at The Strategic Group PR. He evaluates special situation investments in both publicly traded securities and controlling private equity interests, the latter focused on finance and tech.
Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of I2B Tech, an international digital transformation and venture studio based in Chile. During this time, Mr. Torres co-invested and helped raise millions of dollars for multiple high growth companies now commanding 8+ figures valuations and now entering growth capital phases. Before that time, he lived in Colombia, where he was an associate Corporate Finance professor at Pontifical University and also a consultant for the head of PE investments at a top-3 pension plan as well as for smaller Middle market PE shops. Prior to relocating to LATAM, Angelo worked in Corporate Finance and Strategy for Deloitte Consulting and Oliver Wyman, spanning Tech, Telco & Healthcare.
Angelo started his career in mobile products R&D for Motorola’s Mobile division and rose through the ranks up to Senior Staff Engineer before leaving to pursue his business education. He has strong ties to Chicago. In 2011, he served on the performance audit committee of the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer and was subsequently invited to serve as an Illinois board member for Romney’s Republican Party presidential primary.
Angelo holds engineering degrees from the University of Florida (Tao Beta Pi Honor Society), an MBA in Private Equity and Finance from the Wharton School of Business (Mitchell Fellow full scholar) and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Chicago (Dean’s Scholar).