Vice President of Capital Funding / Partner
Mr. Moura has over 24 years in the financial services industry, creating and executing marketing and distribution strategies around the globe. He began his career at Fidelity Investments and also worked at the Boston Company, buying away his division to eventually start Funds Distributors Inc., the original underwriter and distributor of what is now iShares ETFs. He then assumed the position of Chief Marketing Officer at Russell Investments and later helped to start The Winslow Group, a hedge fund-of-funds firm. Immediately after selling Winslow to a European entity, he started Novartis Consulting Group (Latin for learning new skills). In this capacity he has helped numerous large, medium and start up companies strategically align their organization, create new products (Domestic and Off Shore), find capital for startup and help with transition management.
He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and the Babson College Olin Management School of Entrepreneurial Studies. He recently retired as a Lieutenant Colonel and Commanding Officer in the United States Marine Corps / Reserve. He is a graduate of the National Defense University, Communications and Electronics School, Amphibious Warfare School and the Command and Staff College, where he is a certified instructor for young officers aspiring to command. He is also the recipient of numerous medals and ribbons including the Air Medal, Navy Commendation, Navy/Marine Corps Achievement, Meritorious Service Medals, and Combat Ribbon.