Ernesto is a business development expert and is involved in all business opportunities for Mercury Mexico. He also provides clients with public affairs and public relations insight. He is a professional with strong relations in both the public and private sectors, including with business executives and high-level business chambers and associations. Ernesto has worked for multiple companies to build wealth and jobs in Mexico and the United States. He previously served as Advisor and, later, Chief of Staff to the Vice Minister of the Economy in Mexico. He also worked as the Business Development Director for TechBa and The University of Texas at Austin. During his time there, Ernesto trained 60 companies and generated opportunities in the U.S for nearly every one of them. He also worked within the government as a consultant and was invited to launch the Office for Economic Development at the General Consulate of Mexico in Texas. He worked at Infonavit and, prior to joining Mercury, he served as a National Manager for Institutional Relations for Grupo Coppel (retail and banking), one of 25 most important companies in Mexico.