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Team RINO

Watch the video to learn about what makes Team RINO so passionate about wealth management and advising professional millennials on achieving financial independence.

The RINO Team!

Our Vision

RINO INVEST is a revolutionary approach to tailored investments as measured by return on investment and overall investor satisfaction.

To provide an accelerant in the journey towards financial independence through education, tailored investment strategies, and a sense of teamwork.

Our Mission

Cassian Nuñez, CEO

Cassian Nuñez serves as the Chief Executive Officer of RINO INVEST. In 2017, he earned a Certificate in Advanced Business Analytics from the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School Of Business before obtaining his Master of Business Administration from Mercer University in 2019. He also serves his country as a Captain in the United States Army Reserve.

Favorite quote:
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts”
Sir Winston Churchill

Cynthia Navarro, COO

Cynthia Navarro serves as the Chief Operations Officer of RINO INVEST. In 2018, she obtained her Master of Professional Accountancy from the Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine. She also had previous successful stints as a Senior Assurance Associate at RSM US LLP and a Financial Center Operations Manager at Bank of America. Her efforts at Bank of America were formally recognized when she was named Employee of the Month in May 2017. She was also a participant in the prestigious Oxford Young Entrepreneurial Leadership Program.

Favorite quote:
“We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change”
Sheryl Sanberg

Rahul Kulkarni, Asst. COO

Rahul Kulkarni serves as the Assistant Chief Operating Officer for RINO INVEST. In 1999 he earned a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering before receiving his Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Pune. In his spare time he enjoys bird watching and spending time with his wife and son.
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Favorite quote:
“I don’t believe in taking right decisions. I take decisions and make them right!”
Sir Ratan Tata

Diego Castiblanco, Web Admin

Diego Castiblanco works as the Web Developer of RINO INVEST, He got his degree in Computer Science from The Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas in 2017, he worked as a full-time Web Developer in UpWork which is one of the best freelancing platforms, he got the Top Rated Plus tag due to his dedication and professionalism serving clients from start-ups to big companies.

Favorite quote:
“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.”
Epictetus

Barbara Babcock, Curriculum Designer

Barbara Babcock is a Learning and Development Consultant and Financial Educator. Her passion is creating technology-rich learning solutions for Fortune 500 clients in the finance, technology, and engineering industries. She holds a Masters Degree in Educational Technology Leadership from The George Washington University and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Dallas. She is also an emerging professional photographer whose work has been shown in various locations in Austin and Santa Fe.

Favorite quote:
“Experience is making mistakes and learning from them.”
Bill Ackman

Spencer Park, Video Production Manager

Hometown: Bothell, WA
Favorite asset class: Business
Education background: Bachelor’s in Communications and Anthropology
Professional background: Event/Digital Marketing

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Favorite quote: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Gandhi

Betty Soto, UX/UI Designer

Hometown: Beaumont, CA
Favorite asset class: Real Estate
Education background: West Coast Ultrasound Institute Associate of Science in Cardiovascular Sonography, Current student at Colorado Technical University majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Digital Marketing.
Professional background: Cardiology Technician

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Favorite quote:
“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.”
Vincent van Gogh

Hakop Kupalyan, Social Media Manager

Hometown: North Hollywood, CA
Favorite asset class: Real Estate
Education background: B.S. Marketing
Professional background: E-commerce and Marketing

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Favorite quote:
“Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.”
Henry Ford

Edward Smith, Social Media Analyst

Hometown: Boston
Favorite asset class: Securities
Education background: B.S. Operations Management
Professional background: Sales and Marketing

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Favorite quote:
“You do not find the happy life, you make it.”
Camilla Eyring Kimball

Mercedes Cooper, Social Media Manager

Hometown: Durham, NC
Favorite asset class: Real Estate
Education background: NCCU (BFA) SCAD (MFA)
Professional background: My name is Mercedes and most of my professional background has been in customer service as well as the medical field. I went to school for acting and got my BFA and MFA in performing Arts! I have also, studied in digital marketing and am about to receive my certification for Digital Marketing (with my primary focus in Social Media Marketing).

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Favorite quote:
“If not me then who.”
Travis Manion

Matt Pettit, CIO

Matt Pettit serves as the Chief Investment Officer of RINO INVEST. He is a 2015 Graduate of Wofford College with a degree in Accounting. He also serves his country as a Captain in the United States Army Reserve.

Favorite quote:
“Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.”
P.T. Barnum