MBA, BS in Advertising and over fifteen years of professional experience in areas of; corporate communications, media and advertising, meeting planning and customer service within the pharmaceutical, healthcare, consumer products and service industry.
Computer literate: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher)
University of Puerto RicoCarolina, PRHospitality Management Instructor Management Instructor01/2002 to 01/2006
Prepare and teach the following course on a part-time basis: Marketing for Groups and Conventions, Hospitality Marketing.
2005 Hospitality - UNE, Carolina, PR.
Prepare and teach the following course on a part-time basis: ITHM 302.
Calíope CorporationRío Piedras, PRIndependent Consultant01/2000 to Current
specialized in Corporate Communications & Event Management Coordination of : Product Launch , POA Meetings, Sales Meetings, Incentives Programs and Trade Shows/ Exhibitions, Gastronomic Festivals (Porta del Sol 2010) Developed Brand campaigns and Environmental Designs Conceptualized, Developed and Implemented Corporate Communications Programs Advertising Campaigns, Public Relations Campaigns, and Direct to Consumer (DTC) Campaign Responsible of Magazine design and production Lead Convention for: Dermatology, Pediatricians, Pharmaceutical Industry Association and Otolaryngologist for Puerto Rico conventions market.
Schering - Plough Del Caribe, IncToa Baja, PRMeeting Planner01/1996 to 01/2000
Organized and implemented all activities related to Schering- Plough del Caribe, Inc.
including meetings, conventions, symposium, seminars, special events, medical trips, medical trade shows, CME programs, public relations activities and incentives.
Verified the screen and process donation request, both cash and in-kind, to maximize donation budget and public relations impact Evaluated and determined need to sub-contract supplier services for all the pharmaceutical Events Negotiated with suppliers to secure services and facilities from company - sponsored activities: in site inspection and selection, function set-up, hotel /event registration, food beverage, selection and account management, supervision for subcontract supplier services Developed Corporate Communications Programs Managed and verified grants for non-profit and/or community organizations Established new business marketing programs such as: "Schering is Caring", Breath well free of Asthma Created the first corporate magazine for asthma suffers call "Respiremos" Analyzed public relations problems / opportunities Coordinated campaigns with advertising agencies for community programs.
June AbbVie, LtdBarceloneta, Puerto RicoSenior Communications Specialist
Serves in a strategic communication consulting role to AbbVie Ltd, leadership as well as a tactic design and delivery role of communications in support of key business initiatives and programs.
Interacts directly with senior leadership, managers, employees and other clients to ensure a consistent approach to executing APL wide communications.
Identifies communication opportunities to align with and support APL business strategy.
Develops communication strategies to guide the creation, design and implementation of communication programs and vehicles specific to APL.
Advises APL business leaders as to the benefits and risks of various communication approaches.
Effectively manages client relationships with internal and external communication partners (Public Affairs, Corporate Communications, HR personnel, outside contractors, etc.).
Ensures all APL Communications are consistent and aligned with AbbVie's corporate brand identity and strategic directions, business philosophies and general practices.
DBA:Business Administration2015Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale, FLBusiness Administration
2008INTERNACIONAL DE COACHING INSTITUTECoaching Basic Skills Course
Master Degree:Business Administration Global Management2000UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Guaynabo, PRBusiness Administration Global Management
Bachelor Degree:Communications Advertising1995UNIVERSITY OF THE SACRED HEART, Santurce, PRCommunications Advertising
Bilingual (English- Spanish)
account management, Advertising, APL, approach, Basic, benefits, brand identity, budget, business strategy, Coaching, Computer literate, consulting, Corporate Communications, client, clients, delivery, Dermatology, English, Event Management, special events, Exhibitions, grants, HR, inspection, leadership, marketing, market, Meetings, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, personnel, PR, problem solving skills, profit, project management, Public Relations, Sales, seminars, Spanish, strategic, supervision, symposium, time management, Trade Shows
AWARDS 2015 LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY-PUERTO RICO Nominated Man & Women of the Year 2010 CARIBBEAN BUSINESS Selected 40 under 40 Business Award 10 anniversary edition 2