Roel was born and raised in the Orange Walk District and holds a bachelor degree in Business Management from the University of Belize. He Started his banking carrier at a local Credit Union responsible of conducting small business analysis and lending to Belizean Entrepreneurs. After 3 years of successfully accomplishments at the Credit Union, he embarked in expanding his banking expertise in International banking and lending. He worked in an international banking for another 3 years where he was the Branch Supervisor for Placencia Branch and also the credit officer responsible for residential mortgages, business and real estate development financing in Southern Belize. Roel expeditious carrier development was due to the persistence and discipline which was entrenched in him while he proudly served our country as a member of the Belize Defence Force for 9 years.