Juan C. Batista

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Gender Male
Industry Agriculture
Occupation Merchant Banker
Location Salinas, CA, United States
Introduction Juan C. Batista is managing member of Bella Carlo, LLC and River Guide Capital LLC. Bella Carlo is a merchant bank investing in and advising agribusinesses. River Guide Capital is a factoring company that advances on agricultural accounts receivables. Juan's is dedicated to helping the world's largest industry, food and agriculture. Strategy, financing, marketing and sales management are his passions. Juan has raised over $40 million dollars to invests, fund and grow start-ups, early-stage and middle-market businesses. In addition, Dr. Batista has taught and researched management, finance and marketing at two premier agricultural universities. Lastly, his public service includes, among other positions, an appointed adviser to two U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture. Dr. Batista earned a Ph.D. in agricultural economics and Master’s Degree in resource economics from Cornell University and a B.A. in economics from California State University, Humboldt.