Mr. Padua is a well-recognized serial entrepreneur. Raised in Venezuela, over his lifetime he has successfully developed more than 4,000,000 Sq. Ft of residential and commercial real estate in three continents. Mr. Padua is also a founding member of BFGP Ingenieros, a diversified technology and construction company with operations in Colombia and Venezuela, and a well-known partner of IBM and Oracle/JD Edwards in Latin America.
Mr. Diaz-Candia is an attorney and arbitrator. He is a founding partner at WDA Legal Advice (formerly Squire Sanders & Dempsey and before that Steel, Hector & Davis). Mr. Diaz-Candia represents lenders and borrowers in asset-backed financing. He has worked on corporate and private finance transactions in New York assisting clients in the areas of international investment and transactional work, in both corporate and private finance.