Advisory Board

Ricardo Pedraza, MBA

Ricardo Pedraza is Owner of Fortius, Inc.
Ric is a solver of complex problems — including international business negotiations, real estate development, and cross-cultural project management.
His company focuses on special opportunities to buy, sell, trade, entitle, develop, renovate, and add value to residential, commercial, industrial, mixed-use, or institutional property — both locally and internationally.
Services offered include fee development, entitlement, land acquisition/disposition, business plans, feasibility studies, market analysis, budgets, pro formas, schedules, and project management.
Ric earned his B. Arch. in Architecture at Cornell University in 1980. He earned his MBA at The University of Chicago – Booth School of Business in 1983.
He was previously Director of Development at The Olson Company, Forward Planning & Land Acquisition at Brehm Communities, Project Manager at Rancho Cielo Estates, Ltd., Contractor – Owner’s Representative at Sony Electronics, Inc., Contractor – Project Manager at Invensys Power Systems, Development Analyst at Stein & Company, and Trader at TENCO.