Mr. Rodriguez serves as the CFO/COO and manages the Fund’s books and records, including the preparation of financial statements, tax compliance and annual audits.
Prior to joining AshmoreAVENIDA in August 2013, Mr. Rodriguez was an Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), where he worked for eight years in the PwC’s Alternative Investment Funds Practice in New York. While at PwC, Mr. Rodriguez provided assurance and advisory services to financial services clients, with extensive experience in hedge funds, private equity funds, fund of funds, management companies and not for profit organizations. His experience at PwC ranged from serving start-up managers to serving large global managers. Prior to PwC, Mr. Rodriguez served as an inventory and cost accountant for two years at IBM in the Global Financing Division.
Mr. Rodriguez earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from CUNY Baruch College. Mr. Rodriguez is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of CPA’s.