He brings more than 10 years of experience in Corporate Finance. His primary areas of concentration are valuation, corporate finance and business modeling. Mr. Fontanini has worked with clients across a wide range of industries, including automotive & transportation, agribusiness, food & ingredients, consumer products, real estate, professional services, among others.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Fontanini spent a little over 2 years with General Motors, where he most recently served as the Head of Finance in South America for Customer Care, Aftersales, ACDelco and OnStar. During his time at General Motors, Mr. Fontanini prepared performance based budgets for its parts business, regional financial planning and analysis and actively participated in strategic decisions to minimize negative impact to profitability during industry fluctuations.
Mr. Fontanini began his career in professional services at EY in 2007, where he lastly served as Executive Sr. Manager in Valuation, Business Modelling in Transaction Advisory. During his time at EY, he spent almost 2.5 years on an international assignment in the United States. While in Brazil, Mr. Fontanini has led several cross-border transactions as well as many projects of fortune 500 companies, assisting with valuation, corporate finance and deal modelling.
Mr. Fontanini earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from FEI (Centro Universitário da FEI) and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.