Education:Texas A&M International University
Laredo, Texas Jan 2000- Aug 2001
MBA - International Trade. GPA 3.7/4
Graduate Fellowship Recipient 2000-2001.
Marketing Director of the International Business Association 2000-2001, Publicity Director of the Association of International Students 2000-2001. ROTARAC 2000- 2001. International Exchange Program: Arnhem Business School The Netherlands Jan 2001 Jul 2001.
ICESI University Cali, Colombia 1993-1998
Bachelor of Business Administration.
Deans Academic Scholarship Recipient. 1996 1998.
Military Service Bogota, Colombia 1992-1993
Colgate Palmolive Company Cali, Colombia Jul 1997- April 1999
Coordinated the Christmas Supermarket Event on more than 1000 supermarkets Nationwide.Measured supermarkets exhibitions and used A.C Nielsen Infact to increase shelf space.
Introduced 114 drugstores as new customers of the Strategic Allied. Increased active stock and improved drugstores exhibitions by 20%. Developed and evaluated 10 Marketing plans for Drugstores.Supervised and trained two sales executives for the Strategic Allied.
Marketing Research (Internship).
Conducted a Research Project that analyzed opportunities, strengths and weaknesses of the Company on a sample of more than 1000 small supermarkets nationwide. Improved exhibition space by 30% as a result of a turnaround on the merchandising strategy.
Laciudad.com /Terra.com Bogota, Colombia Sep.1999- Dec.1999Web Site Content Developer
Developed the web site content.
Assisted the management of an Advertising Event to promote the website.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Front Page, Internet Explorer, Winzip, Adobe Acrobat, Nielsen INFACT. Windows 98.
Languages: Fluency in English and Spanish.