Rafael is a Principal at ECC and is responsible for deal origination, structuring and portfolio management. Prior to joining ECC in 2016, Rafael was an Investment Professional at Prospect Capital Management, a $5 billion publicly traded business development company where he was responsible for originating, executing and managing private equity and debt investments in a variety of industries. Prior to joining Prospect, Rafael was an Analyst at Rockwood Equity Partners, an operationally oriented private equity fund, where he was responsible for transaction sourcing, analysis, due diligence and financing of lower-middle market industrial and service companies.


– B.A. in Business Administration from Augustana College

– M.B.A. from Harvard Business School