Who We Are
Founder | CEO | Senior Strategy Consultant
Known for her inclusive, charismatic leadership style and community-conscious business practices, Victoria Puente-Peters is focused on helping forward-thinking business and nonprofit leaders prepare and execute innovative growth strategies. As a fourth-generation Hispanic entrepreneur in Fort Worth, Victoria is honored to progress her family's legacy of business leadership and community impact.
In 2018, Victoria founded Long Game Consulting, LLC, a boutique strategy consulting firm that drives results through cross-functional expertise in strategic planning, financial analysis and modeling, board development, community engagement planning, strategic networking, partnership evaluation, root cause analysis, executive coaching, and other customized services designed to help organizations be sustainable for the Long Game.
Today, Victoria specializes in empowering business owners and nonprofit leaders to drive positive change, build cohesive teams, and maintain sustainable growth for their organizations. Her expertise in developing adaptive business strategies and roadmaps allows her to optimize a company's core functions by updating antiquated processes and creating collaborative, innovative, long-range plans.
Victoria's is a recipient of the 2021 Fort Worth Business Press "40 Under 40" award and received the 2016 Better Business Bureau and Women in Business Networking (WIBN) award for Tarrant County's "25 Women to Watch." In 2014, she was honored with the Girl's Inc. of Tarrant County "Bold Women Award" and the North Texas American Red Cross "Philanthropic Spirit Award."
She earned her Executive Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Texas in Arlington and a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Texas Christian University. She is a Leadership Fort Worth Class of 2020 alumni and a Cowtown Executives Association member.
Victoria serves on the Cook Children's Hospital Board of Trustees and Rocketship Public Schools of Texas Board of Directors and is a member of the Cowtown Executives Association, Black Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She has held volunteer leadership roles with the William M. McDonald YMCA, Presbyterian Night Shelter, American Red Cross, SteerFW, Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, and other local nonprofits.
Senior Strategy Consultant
As a trusted financial consultant, investment, and operational strategist, Charles has an impressive history of supporting sustainable growth and transformation in various industries. He has an extraordinary reputation for partnering with executive leadership and asset owners to align financial resources and business processes with strategic goals.
Charles is also a skilled investment manager with extensive experience building, monitoring, and assessing portfolio investments for foundations and organizations while developing a pipeline of attractive investment strategies. In the U.S. and international markets, he has managed investment assets in various asset classes, including equities, fixed income, cash, and alternatives (hedge funds, private equity, oil and gas, and real estate).
Charles is currently the Director of Investments & Corporate Development of Virtuoso, the leading global network of agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel. At Virtuoso, Charles develops the investment strategies, identifies growth opportunities, monitors investment risk, and fully executes investment opportunities on behalf of the organization. Charles provides the needed insight to drive intelligent, sound decision-making for the organization by leveraging his advanced quantitative skills and strategic thinking, with an ability to analyze, execute, monitor, and monetize a broad range of direct investments around the globe.
Before joining Virtuoso, Charles served as Principal and Chief Investment Officer for the Diesslin Group, where he led the firm’s asset management division and investment strategy. At Diesslin, Charles was responsible for overseeing over $750 million in assets under management.
Charles currently serves as President of the BRIT Foundation, where he is on the Board of Directors. In this capacity, he helps oversee a $75 million investment portfolio funded by 15 different endowments supporting the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas, one of the largest botanical exploration and research centers in the United States.
Charles earned his B.B.A. in Finance from Texas A&M University.