Gustavo Peña | Managing Partner, Miami

Gustavo Peña is a JD, MBA, CAMS, with extensive expertise in the areas of human resources, recruiting, management and international business development. Gustavo has advised, and counseled CEOs, CFOs, Compliance Officers, Elected Public Officials and Entrepreneurs as an attorney and compliance professional both in the United States and throughout Latin America. Gustavo has professional experience as a business and human resources consultant for major companies in the U.S. and Latin America as well as vast legal experience as an international attorney specializing in communications, strategic planning, foreign investments, public affairs, commercial & tax law. Gustavo has had leading roles in the public and private sectors including the direction of a consulting team at American Express Bank in the Implementation, review, and enforcement of Written Supervisory Procedures to ensure they meet FINRA and SEC standards, and are effective in detecting money laundering activities; creating the debt bonds auction system for the Ministry of Finance in Venezuela; assisting with establishing the strategic special taxpayer division for the Venezuelan IRS in addition to working on business strategies for leading telecom and media organizations throughout Latin America.

Gustavo graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Law, has a Masters in Financial Law from Universidad Católica “Andres Bello” in Venezuela, earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Babson College (Olin) and is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS).