Governance at a Glance
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Jorge E. Arevalo García
Jorge E. Arevalo García, eCombustible’s Founder, has served as eCombustible’s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors since eCombustible’s founding in July 2019 and managed eCombustible’s predecessor company since 2012. Mr. Arevalo previously served as President of One Hotels LLC, a real estate development company, from January 2009 through January 2012. Mr. Arevalo also served as President of ICE Development Group LLC, a real estate development company, from January 2003 through January 2009. Mr. Arevalo holds a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Miami. We believe Mr. Arevalo Garcia’s deep understanding of eCombustible’s business, technology, and strategy, as well as his past business experience, qualify him to serve on the board of directors of BCAC Holdings.
James M. Driscoll
Jose F. Cancio
Thomas F. Staz
Thomas F. Staz has co-managed the private equity firm 1221 Capital Partners LLC (“1221 Capital”) since he co-founded 1221 Capital in 2015. Prior to founding 1221 Capital, Mr. Staz worked at 1848 Capital Partners LLC and has served as the Managing Partner for Brazil Tower Company, LP, a large independent tower company in Brazil, since 2011. Previously, Mr. Staz worked as an investment banker at UBS Securities LLC, at PaineWebber Inc. and Smith Barney Inc. In 1998, Mr. Staz founded Pacific Capital Partners LLC, a hedge fund he managed until 2002. Additionally, Mr. Staz has served on the board of directors of Snaxsational Brands, LLC, a private food company, since 2020, and on the board of directors of 777 Partners LLC, an alternative asset manager, since 2015. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College. We believe Mr. Staz’s financial and strategic expertise as a result of his experience in investment banking and private equity qualify him to serve on the board of directors of BCAC Holdings.
John E. Sununu
John E. Sununu has served as the President of Tecumseh Strategy Inc., a strategic consulting firm focused on technology and innovation, since 2019. Additionally, Mr. Sununu has served as a Director at Lloyds of London, an insurance market, since 2018, and at Boston Scientific, a medical device manufacturer, since 2009. From 2003 until 2009, Mr. Sununu served as a United States Senator from New Hampshire. Mr. Sununu holds a bachelors and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard. We believe Mr. Sununu’s extensive business and technology expertise and his engineering background qualifies him to serve on the board of directors of BCAC Holdings.
Rene Gerardo Sagebien
Rene Gerardo Sagebien has served as one of our directors since November 2021. Mr. Sagebien has served as Senior Managing Counsel for Mastercard International Inc. (“Mastercard”) since November 2018, where Mr. Sagebien oversees all legal aspects for a high growth division of Mastercard in Latin America and the Caribbean and manages attorneys in Miami, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Bogota and Mexico City. Prior to this role, in November 2017, Mr. Sagebien founded opened his own law firm, Rene G. Sagebien, P.A. in November 2017, and counseled several U.S.-based start-up companies that were created to trade petroleum, coffee, sugar and other commodities in the U.S., Peru, Argentina and Columbia. From 2002 to 2017, Mr. Sagebien worked in various law firms, including the real estate department at Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson P.A. and held in-house positions, including at Visa Inc. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Sagebien worked on Wall Street at firms such as HSBC and Deutsche Bank, where he supported commodities and derivatives trading desks for a petroleum company and several international financial institutions as in-house counsel, negotiating and structuring closed global derivatives, commodities and financial transactions valued in the tens of billions of dollars. We believe Mr. Sagebien is well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors due to his experience in corporate law and his experience in business transactions, including transactions in Latin America.