Jose Luis Rojas Villarreal, CFA

JoseJOSÉ LUIS ROJAS VILLARREAL, CFA, Cambridge School Committee Member and Managing Director, LEAF. José Luis was elected to the Cambridge School Committee for the first time in November 2019. He has also been with LEAF since 2019, focusing in managing the Mass Food Trust Program and lending to worker owned companies. Before that José Luis was a Community Investment Lending Officer at Boston Private Bank and the Community Group Manager at Mass Growth Capital, providing credit to small businesses located in disadvantaged communities of Massachusetts. Prior to that he was the head of lending at Root Capital that focused on financing small and growing rural businesses in Latin America and Africa. José Luis has a Master’s degree in Economic Development and International Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics and International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. He is bilingual in English and Spanish, is proficient in French, and has some knowledge of Portuguese.
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