OUR TEAM

Eliseo Jojo Prisno CRPC, MS

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Managing Partner / Senior Investment Advisor / Global Operations

Mr. Prisno, Founder of the firm, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Partner / Senior Investment Advisor of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners. Previously, he was an Investment Advisor in the Global Wealth Management Group at Merrill Lynch Bank of America and formerly an Investment Advisor for Edward Jones Investments. Mr. Prisno holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® (CRPC)® designation, a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, a Master’s Degree in Engineering from the University of the Philippines and studied Management and Finance at Indiana Wesleyan University in the United States. He has served as Vice President for the Filipino Association of Southern Ohio, a current Director for Fund Ranging of the World Surgical Foundation internationally and an advocate of financial literacy programs. An avid golfer for almost 30 years, Jojo was born in the Philippines and is still fluent with the major Filipino languages Tagalog, Waray and Cebuano. Mr. Prisno’s FINRA CRD number is 4934789.

Candy Emnas-Prisno

Chief Operating Officer (COO) / Senior Partner / Global Operations

Ms. Emnas-Prisno is a Senior Partner and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners. A sales and marketing professional in background, Candy has represented companies from communication services and equipment, to construction industry suppliers. A seasoned entrepreneur, Candy founded Surecall Wireless in Burbank CA in 1998 and is a cofounder of the World Surgical Foundation Philippines, a non-profit organization in altruistic surgical care and likewise serves as the Global Vice President of World Surgical Foundation in the United States. With more than 28 years of sales and marketing experience in the US, she holds a Business Administration Degree from Maryknoll College in Manila and a minor in Psychology from the same college. An avid golfer, Candy was born in the Philippines and migrated to the US in the early 1990's yet still fluent with the major Filipino languages Tagalog, Cebuano and Waray. Ms. Emnas-Prisno’s FINRA CRD number is 7041056.

Carlos “Chuck” de Castro Jr.

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) / Special Markets Development Director /
Philippine and South Asia Operations

Mr. de Castro is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on Business Development Programs, Trading Operations, Investment Research and Strategies for the firm’s international markets serviced through Interactive Brokers Securities LLC. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from De La Salle University in Manila and a Masters Degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management, also in Manila, Chuck was previously the Chief Investment Strategist and Managing Editor of two long running financial newsletters with global circulation for 18 years. An avid golfer and traveler (covered several countries to run due diligence activities for the publication), Chuck supports the program of the World Surgical Foundation and advocates Philippine Securities investing being an investor himself for the past 25 years. Born in the Philippines, Chuck is very fluent in English and Tagalog.

Oliver "Olie" Gerard B. Liggayu

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) / Business Development Group /

Philippine Operations

Mr. Liggayu is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and leads the Philippine Business Development Group. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University, Olie has a 26 years professional experience in the Equities and Investment market being a Certified Securities Salesperson of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). With more than two decades of securities exposure, Olie has a deep understanding on fundamentals and technical analysis of Equities, Structured Products and Futures. Born in the Philippines and fluent in English and Tagalog,  Olie supports the advocacies that P/E Capital Investments’ champion specially those geared towards the upliftment of the marginalized sector.

Sherryl Urmeneta-Koga

Investment Advisor / Business Development Group / West Coast (CA)

Ms. Koga is P/E Capital Investment’s lead to develop the West Coast US market. Based in California, Sherryl started her career in investments, working for A.G. Edwards through college. Graduated in California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Information Systems, she started her career in Trading Operations at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. After 14 years working in sales and marketing with leading global tech companies such as Yahoo! and Verizon, Sherryl is returning to her passion for investing. Having lived several years in Mexico City, she is fluent in Spanish and passionate about providing investment literacy, coaching, and services to the Latino community. During her free time, Sherryl loves spending time with her family and raising two young boys. Sherryl Koga’s FINRA CRD number is 7369354.

Christina Victoria “ Reina” S. Bakunawa

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader / Global Operations

Ms. Bakunawa is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on Business Development Programs of the firm in The Philippines through Interactive Brokers Securities LLC and leads the Philippine Trading Desk Operations. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Reina started her career as a customer service agent with Stellar Philippines, Inc. from 2011 to 2018. An advocate of altruistic healthcare programs, Reina serves as World Surgical Foundation Philippines Inc’s. financial custodian and record keeper. An avid swimmer, Ms. Bakunawa is a swimming instructor and former member of her school’s swimming team. Living in the Philippines, Reina is very fluent in English, Tagalog and conversant in Waray.

Maria Lurdez “Lulu” B. Solis

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader 

Philippine Operations

Ms. Solis is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on Business Development Programs of the firm in The Philippines through Interactive Brokers Securities LLC. Lulu also helps out in running the Philippine Trading Desk Operations in Manila. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting technology from Far Eastern University, she started her career as a Tax Analyst with Ernst & Young GDS (CS) Philippines. A critical thinker and fast learner, Ms. Solis was a member of the National Federation of the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants. With a passion to help the needy, Lulu advocates and volunteers for the World Surgical Foundation.

Kristel Joy M. Rance

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader

Philippine Operations

Ms. Rance is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and is the lead trader for Interactive Brokers Business Services. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and graduated Cum Laude, Kristel is a specialist in security systems solutions and was a former Systems Engineer at Nexus Technologies Inc. prior to joining the firm. A dog lover, Ms. Rance supports the P/E Capital Investments’ advocacy in the Philippines.

Maria Kriselle "Kri" R. Catacutan

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader / Global Operations

Ms. Catacutan is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and leads the Client Relations Group of the firm. With more than 10 years of experience in the business process outsourcing industry, Kri had the opportunity to serve in various functions of customer services management. Prior to joining the firm, she led the operations team of Probe Group Philippines as its Senior Operations Manager. Kri earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and supports the altruistic health care advocacy programs of P/E Capital Investments specially the World Surgical Foundation. Living in the Philippines, Kri is very fluent in English and Tagalog.

Paulina "Ula" A. Prisno

Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader US Operations / ETrade Business Services

Ms. Prisno is P/E Capital Investment Management Partner’s lead on E*TRADE Business Services. With an accountancy degree from Loyola University in Chicago and University of Cincinnati, Paulina specializes on trading of options, a key strategy in monetizing market volatility. Prior to joining the firm she managed a major fashion store outlet for a few years. She also studied Finance at Miami University in Ohio a premier business school in the United States. Paulina was a golf team member in her high school varsity and champions the advocacy of the firm specially in altruistic health care services.

Aaron J. Runnels

Special Markets Development Officer / East Coast (SC)

Mr. Runnels is P/E Capital Investment’s lead to develop the East Coast US market. Based in South Carolina, Aaron has an extensive experience in the real estate market and private investor in the US Equity market as well. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Charleston Southern University on an athletic scholarship playing football as wide receiver, Aaron worked as a medical intern at St. Andrews Medical Center in Charleston SC prior to engaging in the real estate industry. Having the medical background, he supports the altruistic health care advocacy of the firm. Aaron is also an avid golfer and family man.

Liduvina "Lidu" Saldana-Sano

Senior Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / West Coast (CA) and Philippine Operations

Ms. Saldana-Sano is a Senior Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on the Business Development Programs of the firm in California, nearby States and the Philippines. A graduate of the University of the Philippines with a degree in Business Administration, Ms. Saldana-Sano honed her marketing and investment skills while a member of the management team of a triple A rated construction company in the Philippines. With an extensive experience in sales and marketing, Ms. Saldana-Sano was a former realtor and a member of the Manila Realtor Board and Marikina Valley Realtor Board. Coming to the US, she became the administrator of Legacy Home Health Care based in California. Lidu advocates the Waraynon Initiative Network (WIN), a non-profit volunteer organization in California with a vision to preserve and promote Philippine heritage through arts, focusing on bringing relief to the indigents in the Waray-Waray islands of the Philippines.  Lidu is very fluent in the major Filipino languages, Tagalog, Waray and Cebuano.

Nico "Bo" Nombre

Senior Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Midwest (IN)

Mr. Nombre is a Senior Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on the Business Development Programs of the firm. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the Technological University of the Philippines in Manila, Nico was formerly a marketing associate of Home Depot. An advocate of financial literacy and community building, Nico is a constant resource of the Filipino-American community in the Chicagoland area for coordination and activity planning. An avid golfer, Mr. Nombre was born in the Philippines and grew up together with the Principals of P/E Capital Investments in their hometown, Tacloban City.  Having lived in the US for more than 10 years, Nico is still fluent with the major Filipino languages Tagalog, Waray as well as Cebuano.