Our Senior Team

Giuseppe Cicatelli

Principal & Chairman

President and Founder of Bacalia, with over twenty (20) years deal making experience in Eastern Europe and Latina America. He initiated his career in Investment Banking in London at Citigroup (ex-Salomon Smith Barney) and Goldman Sachs. Graduated from Bocconi University Cum Laude and completed a Finance Master’s Program at the New York University Stern School of Business and an Executive Program at Harvard Business School. Member of YPO (Young President Organization).


Yolanda Diaz

Hydroponics & Agroindustry

She holds a Bachelor of Economics at the UDP (Universidad de Panama) and a Master in Business Administration from LatinoAmericana University. Over ten years experience in development and management at chemical manufacturing plants. General Manager of Baru Fresh Hydroponics and Baru Fresh Online Grocery.


Marlon Mellado

Parkings Services & Marinas

He holds a Master Degree (MBA) in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. Over twenty five (25) years experience in the development of parking facilities and high traffic projects in Puerto Rico. He is the General Manager of Grand Caribbean Marinas and Marking US Park.


Jorge Rodríguez

Chief Financial Officer

He holds a Bachelor of Accounting at University of Puerto Rico.  Over twenty (20) years experience in administration and accounting systems, financial analysis and audits at several leading firms. He holds the position of Chief Financial Officer and Risk Controller at Grand Caribbean Marinas and Marking US Park.