Theodore Gildred is CEO of The Lomas Santa Fe Group and a Co-Founding Partner of BV Resorts. Prior to joining the Lomas Santa Fe Group, Mr. Gildred worked for Morgan Stanley as a member of the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund (MSREF). He also served as a member of the Latin American Corporate Finance Group in the European investment banking house of ING Barings in New York, focusing primarily on the real estate sector. He has studied in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, holds a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from Columbia University. Before attending business school, Mr. Gildred served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He holds both U.S. and Mexican citizenship and speaks fluent Spanish. He is on the Board of Directors of the Institute of Americas and the San Diego Aerospace Museum.