Transcend Board Member Founder and CEO, Morales Capital

Angel L. Morales

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Angel L. Morales is the Founder and CEO of Morales Capital, a single-family office that invests across asset classes, with a particular focus on private equity opportunities in financial, healthcare and other services companies that are managed by minorities or women. Morales previously served as Managing Partner of North Cove Partners, a firm he co-founded to manage and monetize Bank of America’s $6 billion private equity portfolio. Morales served as Managing Director and co-Head of BAML Capital Partners, the internal private equity group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Morales currently serves on the Board of one of Morales Capital’s portfolio companies, Cano America, an SPV that holds interests in Cano Health, an operator of primary care healthcare centers that was founded – and is managed – by Latinos. He previously served as a Director and Executive Committee member of The Hertz Corporation; a Director and Strategic & Nomination Committee member of Rexel S.A.; a Director and Audit Committee Chair of Aeolus Re; and an investor and Advisory Board member for its successor entity, Aeolus Capital Management. He has served on a number of other Boards of Directors including Nuveen, Definity Health Corporation, Sentillion, and National Powersport Auctions.

Morales is the Founding Chair of the Board of Trustees of Comp Sci High in the South Bronx, the first Career and Technical Education Charter School in New York State. He serves as a Director, Executive Committee member, Audit Committee member and Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee of the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund, the nation’s largest not- for-profit organization supporting Latino higher education. He is also a Founding Board member and Treasurer of Go To College NYC, an organization that supports and helps place high achieving, low-income Latino and African-American students from New York City into leading universities.

Morales is a member of the Harvard College Fund Executive Committee and the Founding Vice Chair of its Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee. He serves on the Advisory Council for Columbia University’s Center for Public Research and Leadership and is an Advisory Board member for Matriculate, an organization that trains college students at elite universities to provide college guidance services to high achieving, low income high school students. Morales previously served as a Trustee and Finance Committee member of the Oliver Scholars Program, an organization that prepares gifted Latino and Black students for success at leading independent high schools and prestigious colleges. He also served as a Director on the Board of the Posse Foundation, one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and youth leadership development programs in the U.S. Lastly, Morales served on the Board and Finance Committee of the Bronx Preparatory Charter School, a member of the first cohort of charter schools in New York City.

Morales holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB in Economics from Harvard University. He lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife Cassey, his daughter Gabriela, and his son Daniel.

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