Introducing the dedicated team at Arimathea, where our approach to investment screening is firmly grounded in Christian beliefs and values. At the heart of our mission lies a commitment to integrating thoughtful guidelines rooted in Catholic moral theology. Our unwavering dedication to this principle is the cornerstone of our ability to offer our Catholic investors faith-driven portfolios that align with their spiritual values.
Mr. Barragan is a Spanish national and a devoted family man, happily married to Carolina and father of seven children. As a distinguished finance professional with over 20 years of experience, he has worked with top institutions like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In 2018, he founded Altum Faithful Investing®, a financial advisory firm that follows the criteria of the magisterium of the Catholic Church for every one of its investment decisions.
At Altum, Borja combines his financial experience with insights gained from focused programs from Harvard University, as well as IESE and St. Damaso University in Madrid. He also relies on a deep understanding of family values gained from his Master’s degree in Family Apostolate from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. Borja is a board member of Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro-Pontifice at the Vatican. Being a firm supporter of religious freedom, he also serves on the board of the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need.
Daniel R. Catone
Daniel Catone, founder of Arimathea, champions financial growth intertwined with the common good. Guided by Catholic teachings, he believes investments in line with Catholic social teaching embody the Catholic faith in finance.
Graduating from Whittier College in History and Political Science, Catone’s professional journey commenced at the United Nations in Geneva. By 2001, he pivoted to Edward Jones Investments, eventually pioneering Redwood Investments. This venture laid the foundation for the Golden State family of companies, aiding financial professionals in achieving their goals.
With a master’s in Catholic Theology, Catone’s pro-bono contributions to the Catholic Church emphasize his conviction that impact investing is essential for responsibly stewarding God’s gifts to us.
Clint Sorenson, CFA®, CMT®
Mr. Sorenson is the Co-Founder of WealthShield, LLC, and focuses on innovative strategies for enhancing and accelerating the traditional investment landscape. He has developed several proprietary quantitative strategies that combine behavioral, fundamental and technical analysis for a truly holistic market view.
His work is diverse and broad-reaching as he oversees the development and maintenance of all asset allocation models for WealthShield. The purpose of his strategies is to equip advisors to successfully mitigate risk while attempting to maximize value over the long term.
Mr. Sorenson is also a contributor to industry literature, providing content and insights to platforms including Forbes, Seeking Alpha, several podcasts, and has co-authored the book, Invest to Prosper. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is a past President of the Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) Society North Carolina, as well as a former board member of the Chartered Market Technician (“CMT”) Association.
Mr. Rockwell focuses on developing Arimathea’s portfolio and investment management. He also serves as the Director of Investment Consulting with WealthShield, LLC where he produces client proposals and portfolio modeling. He works closely with a number of clients and partners, providing added customer support and relationship management.
Prior to his current role, he served as an Associate at Ayco, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, where he supported Ayco advisors with a broad range of responsibilities including portfolio construction, client servicing, trades and general operations. Prior to Ayco, Mr. Rockwell also worked at Fidelity in their workplace investing division.
Mr. Rockwell holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University. During his time at SMU, he was a member of the soccer team and helped manage the Nancy Chambers Underwood Graduate Endowment portfolio.
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