Jorge Jaramillo is Chief of Staff and Managing Director for ORIX Corporation USA, where he is responsible for supporting the CEO and CIO in the execution of the company’s business strategy. Prior to his role as Chief of Staff, Mr. Jaramillo served as Head of ORIX’s Latin America division, where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing, and managing strategic investments in Latin America, including Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. In this role, he had overall responsibility and led the integration effort for RB Capital, which ORIX USA acquired in 2016.
An 18-year veteran of the finance industry, Mr. Jaramillo rejoined ORIX in 2008 and has held a variety of responsibilities within the company, including recapitalizations, DIPs, exit and rescue financings for middle-market companies, based in the U.S. and Canada, with ORIX’s Leveraged Finance Group.
Prior to joining ORIX, Mr. Jaramillo was with Highland Capital Management’s Merchant Banking and Distressed Investment Group, where he was responsible for restructuring, underwriting, and managing special situations credit, private equity, and public equity investments. Prior to that role, he held roles with ORIX Leveraged Finance in Dallas and Wells Fargo’s Capital Markets Group in San Francisco.
Mr. Jaramillo received a Bachelor of Business Science in Finance from Butler University and an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University.