Ernesto holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees; one in Civil Engineering and the other in Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami, Florida, where he graduated with honors in 2002. Has attended seminars in international housing finance, architecture and real estate development from Wharton Business School and American Society of Civil Engineers.
In 2003, he Co-Founded and has since Presided “HOLA Realty,” building homes for underprivileged populations.
In 2012 he Founded and Presides “Education Model Towns” a development company focused on creating sustainable communities that offer a variety of uplifting and empowering opportunities for its residents.
Arguello has been invited as a speaker sharing his experience and vision at:
-The ‘World Summit of Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ held in Boston, MA on Sept 2012
-The ‘6th Annual China-Latin America Business Summit’ held in Hangzhou, China on Oct 2012
-The Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Annual Governors Meeting held in Panama City, Panama on March 2013
-United Nations Foundation’s “Social Good Summit”, NY, NY Oct 2013
-Host & Ambassador for the Launch of “Global Youth Traffic Safety Month” and the Long Short Walk in Washington DC on May 2014
-“Leveraging your Influence for good”, private leadership gathering hosted by Richard Branson on Necker Island, British Virgin Islands May 2014
- Voto Latino Power Summit moderator & panelist of “Game Changers: How Media Impacts Change” Miami, FL on June 2014
- Harvad’s LEAD conference held in Boston, MA on Nov. 2014
- Mrs. GLOBE pageant; As Speaker and judge. Shenzhen, China December 2014
- Miami e-Prix (Formula e racing circuit), Hosted and presented a gathering of Road Safety Ambassadors for MTV in Miami, FL on March 2015
- Unite Nations Sport for Development and Peace (UNSDP) “Global Youth Ambassador conference” in Partnership with the Miami Marlins at Marlins stadium in Miami, FL June 2015