Carlos Rodriguez, Jr. is Vice President of New Development at Driftwood Hospitality Management, LLC. He received his B.A. degree from Duke University in 2009 and was then accepted as part of the Rotational Analyst program at LNR Property, the largest CMBS special servicer, investor, and originator worldwide. After successfully completing the rotational program, Mr. Rodriquez was promoted to an Associate overseeing a newly formed branch of LNR Property dedicated to high volume transactions, special resolutions, and direct equity investments. Mr. Rodriguez left LNR in 2012 to pursue ground-up development projects with his father and Driftwood’s Executive Vice President, Carlos Rodriguez, commencing as the project manager on a $30MM, 238-unit, two-phased condo tower project in San Jose, Costa Rica. Mr. Rodriguez has now returned to Miami, FL to manage the development branch of Driftwood through an EB-5 capital raise platform (DEB5 Development, LLC) starting with a Residence Inn in Flagler Station Miami that is projected to break ground November 2014.