Our Representatives​

Carlos Buentello

Executive Vice President


  • Mi Escuelita Preschool – Finance Committee Chairman


  • Municipal Securities Principal
  • Financial and Operations Principal
  • Municipal Advisor Representative
  • General Securities Representative
  • Operations Professional
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Mr. Buentello rejoined the firm in July 2015 and serves in the Sales and Underwriting Department of Estrada Hinojosa. Previously, Mr. Buentello worked at Invesco, a mutual fund company in Houston, TX for over two years, worked in Estrada Hinojosa’s Compliance Department for over three years, and prior to that worked as a FINRA Examiner for over five years. As an Examiner, Mr. Buentello conducted regulatory examinations of registered firms helping to ensure compliance with regulatory rules and requirements involving a broad range of issues relating to equity and fixed income products. Prior to his regulatory experience, Mr. Buentello was employed as an accountant at a local bank in South Texas and interned at Merrill Lynch while at The University of Texas at Austin.

Mr. Buentello is fluent in Spanish