Marc Fraga serves as a Managing Director at MountainStar Capital and is an operations executive with extensive experience in the business aspects of orthodontics and in investing/managing commercial and multi-family real estate. With over 20 years of experience creating growth and increasing profitability, Mr. Fraga oversees the firm’s ongoing operations and procedures. His focus is on systematically improving internal systems, strengthening operational processes, and mobilizing vital resources to ensure stable, profitable entities. He was vital in helping build MountainStar Capital’s real estate portfolio, including the necessary infrastructure to service the properties.
Prior to joining MountainStar Capital in 2013, Mr. Fraga was a Vice President at Ponte Vedra Management Group (PVMG), an asset management group. He also served as VP of Operations and Development at Orthodontic Education Company (OEC) and Imagine Orthodontics Inc. At OEC, Mr. Fraga helped raise $17 million in startup capital and was instrumental in establishing the first public-private partnership in dental education. The result of this partnership was the creation of three of the largest ADA-accredited orthodontic programs in the nation. Mr. Fraga started his healthcare management career in 1995 at Orthodontic Centers of America (NYSE: OCA), where he helped roll out 100 new orthodontic offices per year and implemented new initiatives into the office network.
Mr. Fraga currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Georgia School of Orthodontics, the largest orthodontic residency program in the country. Mr. Fraga has also donated his time to the Ponte Vedra Athletic Association and the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation.
Mr. Fraga earned a Masters of Business Administration from the Warrington College of Business and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management, both from the University of Florida.