Pedro is the Operations Manager at Pura Vida. Prior to joining the firm in 2021, Pedro was most recently the Operations Manager at JD Capital Management, a global volatility hedge fund based in Greenwich, CT, where he oversaw a team responsible for providing middle office support to the portfolio managers and execution traders, as well as assisted with all aspects of buy side trading. Before JD Capital, Pedro was the Senior Analyst with LYZ Capital Advisors, a global quantitative fund, from 2008 to 2010. Pedro received a B.A. in finance from Manhattanville College.