Marisa L. Hernandez will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer at BigSur Partners effective March 18.
In a statement, the company told Funds Society: "Marisa is a highly accomplished investment professional with 19 years of experience across asset classes, industries and regions. We are delighted to have an executive of her talent and seniority join our leadership team, as we are position BigSur for the next leg of growth given an exciting set of opportunities in the wealth management business."
Hernandez joins BigSur after a successful career as an equity analyst and Co-Portfolio Manager at prestigious finance organizations in New York. She worked at asset manager Neuberger Berman for the last 12 years, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President. She was previously an equity analyst at UBS Securities. Before coming to the U.S., Marisa was an entrepreneur in her native Uruguay where she founded and managed a construction company.
Hernandez holds a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Uruguay, a post-graduate certificate from the University of Padua (Italy), an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and is a CFA Charterholder.