Ricardo Campo is an operating partner of LEÓN, MAYER & Co. He is currently the full-time President of Endeavor Schools, a portfolio company of LM.
Prior to joining LEÓN, MAYER & Co., Mr. Campo founded Think Advisors, a corporate finance firm focused on mergers & acquisitions and private equity advisory services.
Prior to founding Think Advisors, Mr. Campo served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development of Rocket Learning, where he was also part of the Company’s ownership group. Mr. Campo was responsible for ensuring the company’s financial soundness, as well as identifying new markets and business opportunities for the Company. During his tenure with Rocket, the company grew into the largest provider of supplemental educational services across 45 school districts throughout the United States.
Before joining Rocket, Mr. Campo served as Vice President of Advent-Morro Equity Partners (“AMEP”), which manages venture capital and private equity funds with over $120 million in committed capital. Mr. Campo’s role at AMEP included sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, enhancing the values of the funds’ portfolio companies by providing strategic guidance to their management, positioning these companies for potential exits, and raising capital for the AMEP’s growth. Mr. Campo served as a director on the boards of several of AMEP’s portfolio companies.
Mr. Campo started his career with UBS in their New York based Mergers & Acquisitions Group, where he was involved in multiple transactions including mergers, acquisitions, sell-side advisories, divestitures, spin-offs and leveraged buyouts and participated in transactions totaling over $10 billion dollars.
Mr. Campo is involved with Give Back a Pack Foundation, which donates back packs and school supplies to underprivileged children in Latin America.
Mr. Campo received a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Entrepreneurial Studies & Finance, and graduated magna cum laude from Babson College in Wellesley Massachusetts. He also holds his FINRA Series 79 and 63 licenses.
He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador and came to Miami at age 2, where he currently resides with his wife and three children.