The founder/father of R-II Group of Companies (R-II Builders, Inc., Harbour Centre Port Terminal, Inc. and PhilEcology Systems Corporation) took his bachelor degree in Science major in Foreign Study at at University of the Philippines and obtained his Master's degree in Business Economics at University of Asia and Pacific. He was dubbed as the wonder boy of Pampanga, because of the pride he brought to his beloved province. Recognitions were awarded to Dr. Romero II such as PAMANA Awardee (Pagmaragul at MatenakangAnakNing Angeles) for Business by the Local Government of Angeles City, Pampanga.; Most Outstanding Kapampanganfor Business and Civic Consciousness from the ; Most Outstanding Kapampangan for Exemplary Achievement by the Kapampangan Press Club in 2009 Dr. Romero II also headed several organizations. He served as the Supreme Commander of The Order of the Knights of Rizal in 2012-2014 and Incumbent Director & Past National President, and Chairman of the Council of Leaders.