The Only Source Of Knowledge Is Experience

Alejandro (Alex) Arregui

CEO

Alex Arregui is the chief operating officer and interim chief financial officer at Door Capital Partners. He began his professional career at Deloitte, as part of the Corporate Finance team as a leader in Mergers and Acquisitions, Debt Restructuring, Strategy and Project Finance projects.

Before launching Door Capital Partners as a founder, he was a director with Angel Ventures, a private equity fund focused on tech-startups in Latin America. He also founded Bonanza USA, a family private equity fund that invests in residential and commercial properties in Texas.

He was a Fund Manager at the McCombs Real Estate Investment Fund, and is an active member of urban Land Institute and American Hotel & Lodging Association. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.

Gerardo (Jerry) Carreno

COO

Jerry Carreno is a co-founder of Door Capital Partners and its chief operating officer. He oversees operations of the assets under the management of the fund. He is an industrial engineer with specialization in operations management. He holds certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management and Commercial Real Estate Investments from the school of hospitality at Cornell University in New York.

He has led the acquisition, rebranding, remodeling and repositioning of various hotels across the United States, from limited-service hotels to convention and resort hotels. Hotels and restaurants under his leadership were awarded “Development of the Year” by the Intercontinental Hotel Group, and a “Top 10 US Most Romantic Restaurants” by Open Table.

Alejandro (Alex) Suarez

CLO

Alex Suarez is the chief legal officer at Door Capital Partners. Before co-founding Door Capital Partners, he was legal advisor to family offices and private investors in projects in the United States, Mexico, and Canada for over 20 years with renowned international law firms.

Alex has structured, negotiated, and executed the acquisition and franchising of multiple hotels and commercial properties. With a unique legal career, he attended law school in the United Kingdom, the United States and Mexico. He holds a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

Marifer Arellano

Associate

Marifer holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, by Universidad Panamericana (Mexico), also she has ABASTUR's Hospitality Summit certification and has recently graduated from a course in Business Management (IDEm). 

She runs races, does triathlons and is training for a marathon in 2023. Furthermore, Marifer enjoys art history, cooking, reading and listening to podcasts. She has been an associate at Door Capital Partners since 2020.

Itzel Espinoza

Associate

Itzel holds two bachelor's degrees by Universidad Panamericana (Mexico). The first one in Administration and Finance and the second one in Accounting.

She has experience in the financial industry since she was a student.

Additionally In her free time she likes to bake, hearing podcasts, read about world history and spend time in nature.

She joined Door Capital Partners in 2022.

Alvaro Vazquez

Associate

Alvaro holds a bachelor's degree in business and finance by Universidad Panamericana (Mexico). Also, he has taken a Certificate in Real Estate Financial Modeling. He is passionate about evaluating companies, projects, investment funds, and structures. He joined Door Capital Partners in 2021.

Eduardo Barba

Associate

Eduardo is the Director of Project Development and Investor Relations with Door Capital Partners.

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from Universidad Panamericana (Mexico).

Before joining Door Capital Partners in 2023, he developed his career in the financial sector. He worked for HSBC and Brokerage Firms creating personalized investment strategies for their clients. He practices crossfit and enjoys watching Formula 1.

Ashley Asberry 

Paralegal 

Ashley has been a Paralegal since 2011 and holds a Paralegal Associate Degree. 

Ashley lives in Iowa with her husband and 2 daughters. With a passion for wellness, research and writing, Ashley spends her spare time sharing evidence based research helping her community live a more holistic lifestyle. She enjoys cheering on her girls in their activities, traveling anywhere warmer than Iowa, running and practicing yoga. She joined Door Capital Partners in 2022.