Federico is a certified Public Accountant graduated from the University of the Republic – Uruguay (UDELAR) (1985) and holds a Postgraduate Degree in Marketing, also awarded by UDELAR (2000). All along his professional career he obtained several international certifications as a financial specialist. Former positions in the financial sector include: Bank Boston, Citibank, Prudential Securities, Wachovia Securities, Wells Fargo Advisors and Raymond James Financial.