Thomaz started and runs dr.consulta, a healthcare venture that has grown 37% per month since inception, attending to low-income uninsured families in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is also a managing partner at Galicia Investimentos, a private equity and venture capital investment company.
Previously, Thomaz launched a search fund that acquired a stake in a low-income homebuilder, Tenda, and after 10 months of restructuring IPO-ed the company at a MIC of 50x at USD 1 billion. He started his career as a fixed income trader in Sao Paulo, and later worked as manager at Ambev/Inbev (beverage) and at Gafisa (real estate). Thomaz sits on the board of Ezlearn (e-learning), 2GET (executive search), dr.consulta and CIMlab (biotech).
At other times in his career, Thomaz has seeded Sabi (low tech products for the elderly) in Palo Alto, California and Rache Aqui! (online payment tools) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Thomaz has a Bachelor's in business, an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MPP from University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, and a GMP from Harvard Business School.
Thomaz sits on the board of the non profit Ensina! (Teach for America in Brazil).
Thomaz served his fellowship as a member of Class 17 at Galicia Investimentos under the mentorship of Managing Partner Luiz Claudio Nascimento.