Khristian Ortiz-Ortega, MBA
As a Trader, Khristian assists in facilitating buys and sells, raising cash and representing the firm in custodial and broker interactions. Prior to joining WST, Khristian assisted in optimizing wholesale clients’ businesses as well as quality control for cafes and restaurants at Counter Culture (Corporate). Former experience includes holding the position of Income Maintenance Caseworker for the Department of Social Services — where he worked with Spanish-speaking populations for a myriad of programs.
Khristian was born in Puerto Rico and relocated to Hampton Roads at a young age. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Language from Elizabeth City State University and his MBA with a concentration in Finance, from University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
In his free time, Khristian enjoys running, cycling, engaging with the arts and foods community, and spending time with his beloved dachshund-chihuahua and calico cat. His past volunteer work includes translating for the Spanish-speaking population, serving on a domestic violence shelter board and helping first-generation Spanish-speaking children of immigrants apply for college.