Rafael Antonio Franco, more commonly known as Antonio, currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Collection Suites where he brings over 20 years of financial management and strategic planning experience to the table. Prior to entering the corporate world, Antonio received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Universidad Metropolitana and later earned his Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración in Caracas, Venezuela.
After graduation, Antonio launched his successful career as the Administration Manager for McKinsey & Co. in Bogota, Colombia. He then moved on to Empresas Polar in Caracas, Venezuela where he held various high-level roles, honing his strategic planning, project management, and corporate development skills. He is a proven senior level executive with extensive experience in finance and administration and a proven track record in the implementation of various planning procedures in organizations with more than $1B in revenue.
As CFO of Collection Suites, Mr. Franco not only manages budgets and finances for the company, he also has a hand in everything from procurement and negotiating contracts to team development and dealing with brokers. Collection Suites has also allowed Antonio to combine his experience and strength in finance and strategic management, with his lifelong passion for classic cars.
Antonio recently moved to the United States from Venezuela and currently resides in Boca Raton where he lives with his family.