Mr. Pena is a former healthcare executive with experience in brokering and/or consulting healthcare firms through licensing, accreditation, mergers and acquisitions. He has structured, as an attorney and as a business-consultant, foreign direct investment projects spanning several industries including real estate, logistics, energy, healthcare, finance and retail. Mr. Pena studied law at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. He is licensed to practice law in Texas and is admitted to federal practice in Texas's U.S. Southern District Court. He received his M.B.A. at the University of Texas Pan American in 2010, and he completed his undergraduate studies in economics at the University of Texas at Austin in 2003.