Sergio E. Rivas is ACDI/VOCA’s regional managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean and is currently chief of party of the USAID Transforming Market Systems activity in Honduras. He started with ACDI/VOCA in 2008 as senior director in headquarters, followed by two consecutive country representative and chief of party positions in Paraguay and Colombia. Before joining ACDI/VOCA, Sergio served as USAID’s senior program manager for eight years in Bolivia. Sergio’s specialty is complex, multifaceted, and politically sensitive projects. He has substantial experience in project management, value chain development, community stabilization and reconciliation, workforce development, and public-private partnerships. Sergio holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Military University and a master’s degree in economic development from San Andres University in La Paz, Bolivia.