Marcelo A. Mendoza, Founder/CEO
  • Over 30 years of experience in the international wealth management business.
  • Prior to founding Central Family Advisors LLC, he was a Co-Fouder of Net Plus, a Multi Family Office during a period of 6 years.
  • Prior to that, Mr. Mendoza was a Managing Director for 5 years with UBS AG, and a Managing Director at Citigroup for a total of 21 years. Over his banking career he held various positions in New York for 12 years, Santiago for 3 years, Caracas for 5 years, and London for 6 years. Mr. Mendoza also worked at Merrill Lynch, London from 1987 to 1988 as a Vice President.
  • MBA, Wake Forest University, USA.
  • BA, Ithaca College, USA.
Urs Weber, Senior Advisor
  • Over 30 years of experience in global wealth and investment management.
  • Prior to joining Central Family Advisors LLC, Urs worked as Senior Investment Advisor at Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG.
  • Prior to Vontobel, he was a Vice President for Equity Research Product Sales at State Street Global Markets and an Investment Advisor in ESG/Sustainable/Impact investing at Cornerstone Capital in New York.
  • Prior to State Street, Urs worked for 20 years as Global Equity & Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at UBS, ABN Amro and JP Morgan Chase, in New York and Chicago.
  • New York Institute of Finance, New York.
  • Swiss Military Officer Academy, Zurich.
  • Swiss Commercial School, Brugg.
Ernesto F. Nazar, Senior Advisor
  • Over 40 years of experience in the international wealth management business.
  • Prior to joining Central Family Advisors LLC, he was an Executive Director at UBS AG, New York for 11 years, responsible for high net worth account relationships mainly From Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
  • Prior to UBS, he was a Vice President at Julius Baer, New York (1999-2005) covering high net worth clients with a focus on Argentina, Chile and Spain.
  • Prior to Julius Baer, he was with UBS- Union Bank of Switzerland (1992-1999) as First Vice President /Team Leader for the Southern Cone Group and Deputy Head for International Private Banking Latin America.
  • From 1977-1991, Ernesto worked for JP Morgan Private Banking in various positions including: client advisor for Latin America Southern Cone, Portugal and Spain; Area Manager for Latin America including Miami ; Division Head of the Paris Office and member of the New Business Development Group.
  • University of Buenos Aires (Law School).
  • Catholic University of Buenos Aires (School of Economics).
Gustavo Russo, CFA - Senior Analyst
  • Over 20 years of experience in the financial industry focused on international wealth planning.
  • Mr. Russo has over 6 years of experience in the Multi Family Office space working with Net Plus Capital LLC. as Senior Investment Analyst.
  • Prior to that, Mr. Russo worked as a Director at Citigroup Private Bank in Miami, FL where he spent 9 years as a Senior Investment Counselor covering Latin America. Before joining Citigroup, he served as a financial advisor at Banco Santander´s Investment Funds Division in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • In Argentina, Mr. Russo also taught economics and finance at The Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina (UCA) and University of CEMA (UCEMA).
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, granted by the CFA Institute.
  • Masters in Finance, UCEMA, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Degree in Economics, National University of Rosario, Argentina.
Diego Martinez, Analyst
  • Over 12 years experience in the Financial Services Industry.
  • Prior to joining Central Family Advisors LLC, Mr. Martinez worked as a Business Developer for an oil and gas trading firm in the Caribbean and Latin America.
  • Before obtaining his MBA in New York, Mr. Martinez was a Fixed Income Sales Executive for various financial institutions in London, U.K., including Mitsubishi UFJ, Landsbanki and Mizuho International, covering institutional clients in Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • MBA, Fordham University, USA
  • BBA, University of Miami, USA
Jeffrey Figurelli, CFA - External Consultant To Central Family Advisors, LLC
  • Over thirty years experience in the financial services industry.
  • In 2013, Mr. Figuerelli founded FoxMoor Capital, LLC, a family office the counsels members on strategic investment options and portfolio construction across asset classes including equity, fixed income, hedge funds, private equity, and real estate.
  • Prior to FoxMoor Capital, he was a managing director, senior account manager, and global chief operating officer of BlackRock's Financial Institutions Group, a $200 billion speciality business within BlackRock that provides investment management solutions to insurance companies.
  • Before BlackRock, he served as portfolio manager at Citigroup and as CIO and treasurer at Enhance Financial Services Group.
  • B.A., Dickinson College.
  • CFA Charterholder.