i-advize Corporate Communications

Our Team

Maria Barona
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Maria Barona co-founded i-advize in 2000 after managing the Latin American Investor Relations Group at a major global financial services company. Seeing the need for an IR firm dedicated to the region, she began i-advize to be the first Latin American-focused agency based in New York...


Melanie Carpenter
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Melanie Carpenter is a co-founder of i-advize with over 15 years of experience in the investor relations field.
She has worked with dozens of companies across various sectors; she is considered a generalist who applies her knowledge of financial analysis, investor relations best practices and key market contacts to assist clients establish and improve their IR programs...


Rafael Borja
Senior Vice President

Rafael Borja joined i-advize in 2008. Mr. Borja manages the corporate communications and investor relations programs primarily for clients in Chile, Colombia and Peru in the sectors of banking, beverages, consumer goods, infrastructure, real estate, industrial equipment, retail and mining.


Juan Carlos Gómez Stolk
Vice President

Juan Carlos joined i-advize in early 2014 and brings his expertise in client and project management, financial analysis and understanding of international business.


Camilla Ferreira
Senior Associate

Camilla joined i-advize in 2013. She currently supports executive management of some of the largest publicly traded companies in Latin America. She primarily works with clients on corporate communications strategy through maintenance of key business and financial metrics and development of marketing and branding materials...


Kenia Vargas-Trent
Senior Associate

Kenia Vargas-Trent has been a vital part of the i-advize team since 2007. Prior to i-advize, Kenia worked as Senior Associate at Corporación Geo, a leading Mexican homebuilding company...


Beatriz Trejo

Betty has been a member of the i-advize team since 2010. She plays a vital role in managing the corporate communication and investor relations needs of our client companies throughout Latin America...


We are LatAm...

i-advize Corporate Communications is a regionally-focused investor relations and corporate communications agency located in New York’s Financial District. We specialize in the implementation and management of customized IR and Financial PR programs for equity and fixed-income issuers in the Latin American markets. i-advize has worked with over 100 companies across various sectors throughout the region, specifically in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Peru.

Our Clients

Conglomerates / Industrials
Food & Beverage
Real Estate