I'm a Business Consultant and native South Floridian who worked at a few Fortune 500 companies before coming home.

Fun fact: I was on the launch team for a sports network and attended many sporting events such as Formula 1, Copa Mercosur, US Open. Feel free to ask about them (or invite me!).

Experience

  • Consultant

    at The Burgos Group

    January 2009 - at Present

    Florida

    Boutique firm specializing in business and financial consulting, including process and performance management. Also offers Virtual Assistance services.

  • Marketing Manager

    at Institute For Medical Education and Research

    January 2010 - February 2011

    Florida

    Small company providing live and online Continuing Education courses and programs (Medical and Nursing) in Oncology. Acquired by Medco in 2009 which was itself acquired by ExpressScripts, company closed in late 2011.

  • National Manager - Best Practices

    at Océ Business Services

    January 2007 - February 2008

    New York

    Fortune 500 company providing document process management services and technology to corporations and government

  • Business Analyst

    at Sanofi

    March 2002 - January 2007

    New Jersey

    Fortune Global 500 pharmaceutical company engaging in R&D and manufacturing in 7 key medical areas

  • Marketing Manager

    at Pan-American Sports Network

    September 1999 - July 2001

    New York

    International sports network broadcasting to Latin America and in US Hispanic market, now Fox Sports en Español

Education

  • Hootsuite Social Marketing Training

    at Hootsuite

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Hootsuite Platform Training

    at Hootsuite

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • HTML and CSS

    at Codecademy

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Six Sigma Green Belt

    at Océ Business Services

    2007 - 2007 (1 year) New York

  • BA - International Affairs

    at The George Washington University

    1989 - 1993 (4 years) Washington, D.C.

Services offered

  • Communications

    Writing for a general corporate or professional audience is a lot different from creative writing, but it requires just as much creativity. If you're having a hard time "getting thoughts on paper" or would like a hand with reviewing announcements, correspondence, documents, marketing material, Web copy, etc. I can help.

  • Process and Project Management

    Process Management:
    I identify and map out processes to help teams with seeing gaps or impediments which hinder efficiency or even stop workflow. Then, I work with you to streamline the processes or develop new ones to get the team(s) back on track.

    Project Management:
    I Identify and define the needs and scope of work, project set-up and timetable, building team(s), managing from launch to completion (or to agreed upon milestone), setting up and managing budget, reporting.

    In addition, I have managed Front-end Web design internally for clients, being the bridge between the client and the design team/vendor. This has included creating Requirements documents and SOWs, wireframes, and usability testing documents. Note: I know HTML and CSS, but I am not programmer.

  • Recruiting and Training

    I can help with sourcing, search, and recruiting, plus I'll train personnel if necessary.

    In addition, I've helped with creating copy for recruiting, and I've written training manuals. Moreover, I've developed intern programs, and I've written the recruiting brochures/e-mails and the intern program applications and assessment docs.

  • Virtual Assistant/Personal Assistant/Business Manager

    A virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant) provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely from a home office. Can also provide administrative support or act as a business manager to help individuals with their daily personal business, company, project tasks. When someone is strapped for time or in need of an extra hand, I can step in.

    Especially helpful for professors, researchers, scientists on sabbatical who need someone for short terms (from 1 month to 1 year +/-).

    A few services provided:
    Administrative Assistance
    Data entry
    Customer Service
    Writing Correspondence, Answering Correspondence
    Travel Arrangements
    Research
    Editing and Proofing

  • Social Media Management

    Need someone to wade through and publish your daily social media communications because you have no time? I can help. I can write and post original updates, repurpose communications, retweet, and and provide you with the statistics you need to determine which platforms and communications are most effective.

    If you have a tight budget, don't worry. I have services tiered so that you can get the level of service you need either to get you started or to move on to a higher level of engagement. Let's talk and see what fits.

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • French Conversation

  • English Native

  • Italian Elementary

  • Portuguese Conversation

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