Prior to joining Melio & Company, Aza was a Financial Analyst with Pangea Properties, a privately-owned real estate investment trust in Chicago. As a member of the financial planning and analysis team, he oversaw capex and other direct post-acquisition expenses for real estate assets in Chicago, Baltimore, and Indianapolis. Prior to that, Aza was an Investment Banking Analyst with George K. Baum & Company’s Higher Education and Nonprofit Finance Group. At George K. Baum & Company, Aza provided quantitative support on fixed and variable-rate financings, assisted clients achieve first-time and affirm existing investment-grade credit ratings, and facilitated bank direct purchase requests for proposals on behalf of higher education and healthcare clients.
Aza received a B.A. in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College.
Aza is based in Chicago. He can be reached at 847.441.2900.