Maria is a Senior Associate of the Investment Team at Agriculture Capital.
Maria has more than eight years of experience in investments and business development in Latin America. Prior to joining Agriculture Capital, Maria worked for three years at Southern Cross Group, a LatAm private equity firm, executing transactions and managing portfolio companies across different sectors.
Prior to Southern Cross Group, Maria was a Business Development Manager at Grupo Biotoscana, a Latin American biopharmaceutical company that was part of Advent International’s portfolio. In her role, Maria assessed multiple targets in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia, and she also led the opening of Mexico’s operation, which was instrumental for the company’s IPO in 2017.
Maria began her career at a leading boutique investment bank in Colombia, where she worked for three years executing M&A transactions.
Maria is from Bogota, Colombia and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Maria holds a B.S. summa cum laude in Industrial Engineering and Economics from Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), and an MBA with honors from The Wharton School, where she majored in Business, Energy, Environment, and Sustainability.