Luis has over 30 years of experience in the International Private Client business. He held a number of leadership positions at Merrill Lynch International for 20 years, where he led the firm’s efforts in Israel, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia and Central America, as well as the firm’s flagship New York International Client business. In total, he had responsibility for 200 employees advising over $10 billion in client assets. From 2006 to 2011, Luis was a senior member of the Pali Capital Group Executive Management team as well as Head of Global Credit Asset Management. Luis also co-founded several successful asset management and brokerage ventures focused on global private banking. Luis received a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Buffalo.
David has over 25 years of financial management and operations experience in the regulated financial services industry. He brings this expertise to Union Capital Group as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, where he directs the financial and compliance aspects of the business including accounting, financial reporting, regulatory compliance, and performance monitoring. He coordinates closely with the Executive Management and Investment Advisory teams. Prior to joining UCAP, David held positions as Senior Auditor for the Bank of New York, Treasurer for Refco, Inc., Controller for the Agency Trading Division of Pershing, LLC, Chief Financial Officer for Pershing Trading Company, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating office at Pali Capital Group. As a senior member of the Pali Capital Group Executive Management team, David was successful in managing the financial and operations aspects of the firm during a rapid growth phase which included expansion to both Europe and Asia. David received a BA in Finance from Rutgers University School of Business.
*Note: The persons listed on this section are not employed by Union Capital Group USA, LLC and are not registered representatives of UCAP Securities, LLC or UCAP Asset Management, LLC. Mr. Howell is the owner of Union Capital Group USA, LLC.