Meet the team

  • Joseph DaGrosa, Jr.


    Mr. DaGrosa is a senior partner and co-founder of 1848 Capital Partners LLC (“1848”). He has co-managed the firm since its founding in 2006 and approves all the firm’s capital commitments.  Prior to 1848, Mr. DaGrosa was a co-founder and managing member of Core Value Partners LLC.  Prior to Core Value Partners LLC, Mr. DaGrosa was a partner at MapleWood Partners LP, a Miami-based private equity firm.  Previously to MapleWood Partners LP, Mr. DaGrosa was a vice president for PaineWebber, Inc. (now part of UBS) in its Special Accounts Group.   Mr. DaGrosa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Accounting and Statistics from Syracuse University.

  • Peter R. Patraka

    Vice Chairman

    Peter R. Patraka brings over 35 years of experience in operating businesses as an owner / founder and a corporate officer, and extensive experience as a marketing leader across a range of industries. Mr. Patraka co-founded Sunbelt Diversified Enterprises, LLC in 2006. Mr. Patraka has served as Executive Vice President, Business Development since the inception of the company.  Prior to joining Sunbelt, Mr. Patraka held senior executive roles at the following firms: Classic International LLC, Founder and Managing Director.  Fleer Collectibles, LLC, Vice President and General Manager.  

    Mr. Patraka earned a B.S. from Long Island University. 

  • Aleck DaGrosa

    CEO - USA Triathlon Certified Race Director

    Aleck DaGrosa is the Chief Executive Officer for MultiRace, LLC.  His responsibilities are held throughout the entire event production process and include handling permitting, overseeing customer service and pre/post-race logistics. 

    He attended Texas Christian University (TCU) and received a BS in Entrepreneurial Management.  Aleck is going into his fourth season with MultiRace.

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  • Cristian P. Anderson

    Vice President

    As Vice President of MultiRace, LLC, he is involved in managing key departments such as research development, national/global event directing and business planning. Prior to joining the sport production industry his education had taken him to the financial industry where he served as Banking Center Manager for Bank of America.

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  • Andre Quirino

    CMO - USA Triathlon Certified Race Director

    Chief Marketing Officer
    Sponsorship Director
    Race Director for USA Events

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  • Omar

    Scoring and Timing Specialist

    Omar attended FIU University and is the Director of Timing & Scoring. His primary duties are to ensure accurate scoring of all athletes.  He also provides additional graphic designs as well as support the entire event production process.

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  • Bryer Tindell

    Athlete Service, Marketing, Permitting & Sanctioning Assistant

    Attended University of Florida and now works with athletes and clubs to provide them a positive race experience.  She also assists the marketing and sponsors department.  As an active triathlete, USAT Triathlon Coach, Educator for International Sports Conditioning Association Group, and Personal Trainer, her background brings experience as an entrepreneur in the fitness & performance industry. 

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  • Dave Ragsdale

    Dave Ragsdale was an early adopter of triathlon, starting back in the days when you could get to Kona for an entry fee and the cost of your flight.  Dave was part of one of Florida's earliest triathlon production companies and have done it all, from slinging cones to rolling up fence line.  These days, Dave prefers to "sling" the microphone at Multirace events and beyond.  Little known fact about Dave?  He's a Sales Professional with more than 30 years of experience.  Give him a call and find out for yourself. (561)-596-0445 or email here