Team Members

Patrick F. Orlando

Patrick F. Orlando

Founder & CEO

With more than 20 years of experience in finance, including banking, commodities, fundraising, and derivatives, Mr. Orlando founded Benessere with a desire to provide unique potential growth opportunities to investors through alternative investments.

Alexander J. Monje

Alexander J. Monje

Partner & Chief Legal Officer

Having a passion for law and finance, Mr. Monje saw a wonderful opportunity to focus on both when he joined Benessere as a partner and to oversee its legal and regulatory matters, while providing strategic counsel to the CEO.

Horacio Cruz

Horacio Cruz

Chief Financial Officer

With a strong background in cryptocurrency, branded real estate, investment banking, fund management, venture capital and structured financing, Mr. Cruz oversees strategies that shape the financial performance of the company.

Alex Cano

Alex Cano

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Cano's background running multiple vertical operations for companies such as Bankrate, DIRECTV, and HBO, among others, makes him a perfect fit to manage the daily operations of Benessere and contribute to our corporate strategy.