Nicolas Checa, Managing Director, founded McLarty Associates’ Financial Advisory practice in 2004. He helps clients manage economic, financial and foreign policy issues that affect financial markets.
Mr. Checa’s background combines experience in financial markets and political consulting, and he has counseled presidents, prime ministers, candidates, corporations, and financial institutions on economic, financial, and political risk assessment and management.
Previously he was a partner at Medley Global Advisors, where he was president of Medley Emerging Markets, a stand-alone division that he created as part of the firm’s diversified growth initiatives. He also created and led the firm’s political consulting practice.
Prior to that, he was Director of Penn + Schoen Associates, the political consulting and polling firm that provides strategic advice to Fortune 500 companies and political campaigns worldwide.
Mr. Checa is a graduate of Yale University and also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research.