Joe Pacheco was born and raised in New York City, receiving medals in mathematics and science early on in his education which formed his desire to work with people and numbers. In 1989, Mr. Pacheco founded an international accounting and financial management firm, Pacheco & Associates, which advises small, medium and large size businesses in Fortune 500 consulting, management techniques, and expertise. Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Pacheco was in the International Corporate Finance Division of Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Bank of Montreal, and Sumitomo. He has worked on numerous leverage buyouts, corporate debt financings / restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and IPOs some of which were featured in books and novels. His firm also has been active in helping start-up companies.
The Firm’s clientele includes US, Latin American, Asian and European corporations. Mr. Pacheco served on the advisory board of the Lower East Development Corporation and advisor to the Urban Development Corporation under the Mario Cuomo administration of NYS. Mr. Pacheco and his firm also has developed programs to help Women and Minorities start their own business and become effective financial managers. His program has been attended by more than 2500 Women and Minority entrepreneurs looking for a way to integrate and/or develop a business dream. He has also provided services for not for profit organizations. He received the first award from the Puerto Rican National Day parade for his outstanding leadership in finance, and the programs for women and the minority community. Mr. Pacheco was also the recipient of the prestigious Citibank award in finance and accounting. His hobbies, interests, and sports include Chess, Golf, Traveling, and Skiing.