Guillermo Romo entered the business world at the age of 17 and has since achieved several business successes, including the sale of Tequila Herradura, his family's original business, to Brown-Forman Corporation - a transaction valued US$ 876 million. In 2003, Romo created Grupo Mega, a holding company that integrates financial services, with assets of US$ 200 million. Grupo Mega is ranked as the 5th largest independent leasing & equipment finance company in Mexico and has an investment rating by Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings. Other investments include Agricultural, healthcare, manufacturing, security and real estate, RFO private equity fund. Romo is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Grupo Mega and has seats on different boards. He is active in social responsibility projects such as Teleton and Endeavor.