About Friends of

Board of Directors

Rodolfo E. Milani

Rodolfo has forty-five years of experience in the wealth management industry. He is currently a senior managing director in the Miami office of B. Riley Wealth Management. He provides investment advice to companies and high-net-worth clients throughout Latin America and the United States. Rodolfo previously held senior positions at Merrill Lynch International, Kidder Peabody & Co., Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse, Dominick & Dominick and Wunderlich Securities. He received a BA from University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a frequent speaker and panelist on investment-related topics and Latin American issues at conferences around the world.

He is actively involved in several classical liberal organizations. Rodolfo is a Trustee at the Hispanic American Center for Economic Research (HACER), a member of the Board of Directors at the Inter-American Institute for Democracy, and a member of the Mont Pelerin Society. He founded and chairs the Miami Freedom Forum, a monthly speaker forum affiliated with Americans for Tax Reform, and serves on the Miami Board of Advisors for the James Madison Institute. Additionally, he is the founder and Chairman of the Churchill Society of South Florida, and is also the founding coordinator for the Cato Club Miami, affiliated with the Cato Institute, and is active in the Econ Club of Miami and the International Executive Resources Group (IERG).  In his spare time, Rodolfo remains focused on the quixotic goal of breaking eighty on the golf course in this lifetime.

Daniel Austin Green

Daniel is a senior fellow at Center for Civil Society, India`s leading market-liberal think tank, which advances social change through public policy. CCS works in education, livelihood issues, and policy training to promote choice and accountability across private and public sectors.
Previously Daniel was program director of Templeton Religion Trust in the Bahamas. Prior to that he was director of the Individual Freedom and Free Markets program at John Templeton Foundation, a position he held from 2011 through 2017. He led the foundation`s charitable giving in the areas of economic liberty, free markets, and individual freedom.
From 2006 until his move to John Templeton Foundation, Daniel was resident scholar and then fellow at Liberty Fund, where he worked with the educational conference program. He is an expert on corporate governance and intellectual property law and has several publications on those topics. He is a lawyer, certified public accountant, economist, theologian, and musician. Daniel has also served on the Antigua Forum Advisory Board.

Hugo Díaz

Hugo is an entrepreneur who has spent over 25 years launching, growing, and selling technology businesses that have reached millions of users in 9 different countries. He is a graduate of UFM in Guatemala and has an MBA from the Acton School of Business in Austin, Texas. He serves as the Director of the Acton MBA program at UFM, is an Advisory Board Member of The Antigua Forum and is part of the Board of Directors at Friends of UFM.
Hugo is also a fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Central America Leadership Initiative. He currently resides in Austin, Texas and is an Angel Investor and advisor in various technology companies with presence in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. He likes to apply technology and innovation in Healthcare and Education and is passionate about experiential learning, game-based learning and Socratic dialogue.

Luis Samayoa

Luis Antonio is a co-founder and portfolio manager at Greytown Advisors, an investment management firm with mandates of a multifamily office and institutional asset management. He is also responsible for corporate finance, private equity and investment research.
Luis Antonio started his career in investment management at BAC Florida Investments and BAC Global Advisors in 2005 where he was a member of the investment management committee. His primary focus was on emerging market credit strategies. Luis Antonio also worked at Deutsche Bank, where he was part of the real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure industry coverage group and leveraged finance group.
Luis Antonio was born and raised in Guatemala, he holds a BS from Purdue University and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York City. He currently lives in Miami, FL with his wife and daughters.


Nina Rasch

Nina Rasch joined Friends of UFM in 2019 as Office Manager. Before coming to our organization, she worked at Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Events and Fundraising, where she collaborated with the university on various projects beginning in 2008. She began her career in banking in the United States and after moving to Guatemala in 1993 continued in that industry as Marketing Manager for Bank of America Guatemala which later became Banco Uno, where she continued in the same position. Nina has a degree in Political Science, with a minor in Economics, from Manhattanville College where she attended on a merit-based scholarship. Additionally, Nina has worked with several non-profit organizations and served on boards and committees of various Guatemalan organizations, including the local chapter of Young Presidents Organization, Enlace, and Proaccion Voluntaria.

Contact Nina Rasch
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