Francisco was born and raised in Puerto Rico.  He has a background in mechanical engineering after completing his undergraduate studies at Universidad de Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and a masters from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Hartford.  Francisco worked in the Aerospace and Defense industry for 10 years as an engineer for United Technologies Corporation.  Francisco is passionate about giving back to the community, serving as an Admissions Ambassador, Consortium Liaison, and Vice-President of Alumni Affairs for the Hispanic American Business Leaders Association HABLA.  At the Johnson School, he is pursuing the Managerial Finance Immersion and is a BR Consultant.  After business school, Francisco looks forward to pursue a career in strategy consulting helping clients grow in global markets.