a unique combination of skills across a broad range of industry sectors
Roger Portaro(704) 989-2144
Experience Roger specializes in arranging commercial financing and raising capital across a wide range of industries including but not limited to Consumer Products, Biotech, Real Estate, and Industrial manufacturing. He has over twenty years of experience, and started his career at American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago (now JP Morgan). He has worked at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch both in New York City and Charlotte where he led a national platform for Bank of America covering companies seeking to raise capital that had an enterprise value of $10 million to $100 million. Prior to joining Dragonfly, Roger advised companies at his own firm collectively for over 5 years.
Education BS Communications Systems, Ohio University
Graduate level Business Curriculum, Loyola University of Chicago
Master of Business Administration, Queens University of Charlotte
Personal Roger has two sons and enjoys running/biking, tennis, skiing, golf and anything ocean related. He moved to Charlotte in 1999 from Chicago and grew up in Ohio and Connecticut.