Bernard Aronson
Managing Partner, ACON Investments LLC

Bernard Aronson served as Assistant Secretary of State responsible for Latin America and the Caribbean Basin from 1989-1993, longer than any holder of that position. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, the State Department’s highest honor for his successful efforts to end the wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua. Aronson is currently Managing Partner for ACON Investments LLC, a private equity group that invests in the U.S. and in Latin America.