Fernanda has extensive experience supporting families in the process of generational transition, with a particular focus on designing corporate and family governance, developing policies to support governance, designing leadership transition processes, developing shareholders agreements and family agreements, and developing educational programs to prepare the next generation.
Prior to joining LGA, Fernanda led a turnaround effort in a large family-owned retail business, designing the transition from family to professional management, establishing a formal board of directors with independent members, and eventually leading the transition back to family management. Fernanda also has extensive investment banking experience, providing strategic and financial advice to a large number of family businesses in Latin America. Her projects included strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, financial restructuring, management compensation, and shareholder agreements.
In addition to her consulting work with LGA, Fernanda currently serves on several boards in Central America and Colombia. She holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA degree from the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. Fernanda is Colombian and speaks Spanish, English and Portuguese. She in based in Cali, Colombia.
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