William PortillaDirector, Global Risk Management
I’m responsible for reviewing and approving loans that require a global authority and work closely with credit teams across all regions. I work with the Regional Risk Managers to monitor clients’ performance and contribute to ongoing risk management policy development. Prior to Root Capital, I worked as an investment officer at Verde Ventures Fund, as a credit manager for several commercial banks, and as an environmental project officer at various international organizations. I hold an M.Sc. in agribusiness from Ohio State University and a B.A. in agricultural economics from the University of Costa Rica.