Jorge A. Maceyras is a Managing Director at FOCUS Investment Banking and a co-leader of the Advanced Manufacturing industry group at M&A Worldwide. Mr. Maceyras has more than 20 years of manufacturing industry experience as an investment professional, plant engineer, and consultant in the public and private sectors. He is a founding member of the Advanced Manufacturing team at FOCUS, where his broad-based experience across manufacturing industries, including precision components, biopharmaceuticals, automotive, and enterprise hardware, provides clients unique perspective in originating, executing and closing transactions. Prior to FOCUS, Mr. Maceyras was an investment officer and portfolio manager at the United States Department of Energy Loan Programs Office. As an investment officer, Mr. Maceyras originated, structured, and negotiated subsidized corporate debt financings on behalf of the U.S. federal government, leading multi-disciplinary deal teams of attorneys, engineers, and advisors in the due diligence and review of corporate loan candidates and has presented to interagency investment committees including the Department of Justice, U.S. Treasury, and Executive Office of the President. As a portfolio manager at DOE, Mr. Maceyras oversaw a $6.5 billion corporate loan portfolio, leading the federal government’s activities in borrower relations, loan monitoring, and risk exposure for DOE’s Ford, Nissan, and Tesla investments. Mr. Maceyras began at DOE as a contractor to the federal government through IBM Global Business Services, where he was a managing consultant.
Prior to Federal service, Mr. Maceyras was a sell-side equity research analyst at a regional middle-market investment bank and broker/dealer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Maceyras was a manufacturing engineer at Human Genome Sciences (now GSK plc [NYSE:GSK]) and RWD Technologies (now Learning Technologies Group plc [AIM:LTG]). Mr. Maceyras is an avid entrepreneur and early-stage investor and continues to work with startups in the automotive manufacturing and residential real estate industries. He holds an M.B.A. in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with distinction, both from the University of Maryland, College Park. Originally from Washington, D.C., he currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and three kids.