President Founder resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Entrepreneur with more than 32 year of comprehensive experience building and managing companies in: Agriculture, Agribusiness, Fertilizer , logistics and Dietary supplements. Experience assuming top managerial positions and integrating and leading management within the organizations. A great success history founding  and cofounding companies such a INORCA (hydroponics production) pioneer in Venezuela, , MICROCA 10 ( manufacture micronutrients fertilizer for foliar application) pioneer in Venezuela ,  Agri Venezuela (joint venture with leading Norwegian  industrial group Norsk Hydro today’s Yara International), Ferti Agri de Venezuela (fertilizer Bulk blending operations ), Agri Bienes (warehousing and logistics) introducing new concepts, products, educating growers and revolutionizing the agri sector impacting crop quality and yield in the Venezuelan agri sector benefiting thousands of farmers . In the United States, founder of VMP Nutrition LLC and co-founder of Universal Nutrients, LLC introducing innovated products to make people healthier and more productive and to address micronutrient malnutrition in children.   ¨   

  • Strong leadership skills coupled with commitment to excellence and an ability to drive discipline and teamwork.
  • Clear understanding of a company life cicle to engage, integrate and motivate management to achieve objective accordingly.
  • Experience on fertilizer trade, logistics, handling, marketing and distribution.        
  • Highly adaptable, creative and innovative, with exceptional strategic, conceptual, analytical, and execution skills. Confident, quick-thinking, perceptive, personable, and energetic.

As a manager and entrepeneur,  who has founded several companies,  I understand what to grow a business is all about and what an owner/investor expects. I am a result driven. I have a clear understanding on how to build and integrate teams. In my career, I have been able to deal with different cultures so I have an understanding on how to interrelate in a multinational organization as well as to negotiate with customers with different backgrounds. I believe in new products, new ideas for new revenue streams to penetrate the market as well as to differentiate. I am not a me-too person but I do understand that there is a timing for everything. I appreciate how critical is to take care of the customer by delivering the right solution. I am in a position to align a marketing and sales plan with well-defined business goals and objectives. I belive in the implementationof key performance indicators to be able to monitor company's performance so adjustment can be implemented accordingly at the right time. I am in a position to manage key corporate accounts.




  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Corporate discipline
  • Manufacturing management
  • Cause and effect analysis
  • Root cause analysis
  • Sales and marketing
  • Innovation
  • Problem solver
  • communication
  • Corporate Culture awareness
Work History
President/Founder, 02/2014 to 07/2016
  •  UNIWELL was a company I promoted and I was a part of dedicated to the production of OTC and dietary supplement. It was cGMP, FDA, NSF certified. With more than 133,000 sq. ft.  ·      
  • Developed and pitched a plan for an innovative product portfolio consisting on Dietary Supplements and OTC (liquid gel delivery system), securing $27 million in venture capital funding. 
  • Promoted the company to investment funds.     
  • 5S Implementation.
  • Promoted corporate discipline and culture.
  • Integrated Executive leader team coming from the pharma and from the dietary supplement industry.
  • Implementation of KPI and management highlights.

CEO/Founder, 09/2011 to Current
VMP NUTRITION , is a company I founded to address micronutrient malnutrition by developing innovative products such as liquid gel delivery system (patent pending) , and HEB (high Energy Bars) with vitamin , minerals and protein.
  • Analyzed key aspects of the business to evaluate the factors driving results .
  • Developed a gel delivery system to address micronutrient malnutrition in children under 5.
  •  Create awareness on how malnutrition impact children performance.
  •  Promoted a humanitarian initiative to address micronutrient malnutrition.
  •  Promoted how to reduce poverty by braking the cycle of malnutrition.
  • Promoted the delivery system developed to the government of Mexico (secretary of    health) and Haiti. 
  • Opened office in Haiti and Ethiopia.

President /Shareholder /Owner, 07/1992 to 11/2014
  • Agri Venezuela C.A , was a joint venture company between Jessica Claire (40%) and Norsk Hydro asa (first Hydro Agri International and Yara International today). It was created initially to introduce, promote, distribute  and sell in the Venezuela territory speacialities formulas : Calcium Nitrate, Calcium nitrate B, NPK+Mg+Micros, AN and micronutrient based foliar fertilizers. After 2005, when i owned 100% of the company I introduced bulk blending products custom made. I was able to capture 10% of a highly subsidiezd market selling up to 140,000 Mt tripling the price compare to the fertilizer offered by the goverment (Pequiven). 
  • Designed the financial model for a new business unit.
  • Analyzed key aspects of the business to evaluate the factors driving results and summarized results into presentations.
  • Coordinated upper management\'s market visits and key account calls.
  • Formulated custom business plans for incoming account managers.
  • Developed new business opportunities by effectively communicating product lines to Corporate.
  • Researched clients' business issues and goals to offer appropriate solutions.
  • Created new revenue streams by cultivating successful partnerships with Yara International, Abocol, Conagra.
  • Spearheaded expansion and development initiatives in Venezuela.
  • Member of Executive Management Team.
  • Responsible for identifying  all KPI to monitor company's performance.
  • Responsible for management highlights 
  • Trained sales force on basic principles of plant nutrition and effective sales techniques. 
  • Elaborate business plan and defend  budget before the board.
  • Support other regional  markets, sales techniques,  upon request of Hydro Agri international (Yara International )  
  • Travel to growing areas to know end users (growers) expectations and needs.
  • Shared with other markets sales and  markting strategy implemented in Venezuela  to be replicated in other countries: Colombia, Guatemala.  

President / Owner, 2005 to 11/2013
AGRIBIENES , was part of the Agri Group I owned. It was founded to support import logistics of fertilizer as well as feed. 2 acres of warehouse and 4 acres of open space strategically located in the main port of venezuela, Puerto Cabello. It also managed warehousing logistic for several corporate accounts. 
  • Created new revenue streams by cultivating successful partnerships with multiple clients such as custom agents ( Maritima y Servicios ), importers (GM, RENAULT. Alimentos la Caridad), worth more than $8 million in revenue per year.
  • Created alternative business plans to improve customer relationships.
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Customer Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Cultivates Company Culture

CEO/Owner, Current to Current

Norensacados , was company I owned specialized in mass volume bagging operation in open space at the pier as well as in warehouse, handling more than 300,000 MT per year.

It also performed stevedoring operation in an alliance with stevedores to discharge bulk carriers.  As a CEO I overlooked all the logistic from bulk discharge, bagging operations (50 kg and big bags) operation at the pier as well as in warehouse bagging operation I managed all corporate accounts with private sector as well as government.

I managed continues improvement process to achieve higher rates of discharge-bagging creating the right conditions for HR as well as having the right equipment.   ​

President/Owner, 02/1984 to 1992
  • Design and constuction of 6 acres of greenhouse. 
  • Design production beds combining NFT system with Rockwool. 
  • Managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions.
  • Successfully managed production activities so all orders were delivered on time and at the standard.
  • Planned, directed, coordinated and assigned manpower to meet aggressive production schedules.
  • Develop and formulate nutritional plant for the crops. 
  • Identify nutritional disorders and implement correctives measures. 
  • Design  packaging to meet market expectation and crop post harvest  handling 
  • Design growing channels. 

Bachelor of Science: Food Science and tech. College of Agriculture, Expected in 1983
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - College Station, Texas

Top Executive Leadership Program : , Expected in 1994
International Management Development Program - Lausanne Switzerland ,

1984 First Hydroponic production in Venezuela using the NFT (Nutrient Film Technique). I managed to introduce the following produce: European Cucumber Cherry Tomatoes, Butterhead lettuce Orange and Yellow Bell. Pepper

1986: I developed the first custom made micronutrient foliar fertilizer in Venezuela which had a tremendous impact on the agricultural sector. .  

1992: In a partnership with Norsk Hydro, today’s Yara International. I introduce, in a highly subsidized fertilizer market, the following formulas : Calcium nitrate  calcium nitrate plus boron, ammonium nitrate,   NPK plus micronutrients : 18-06-12+4 Mg+micro NPK 12-12-17-2 SOP. Introduction of Phosyn  Micronutrient based foliar fertilizer: each micro was sold separately addressing specific problems based on real need of the crop.

2005 Introduction of Custom made bulk blending operation impregnating the formulas with specific micros to guarantee uniformity and to reduce hygroscopicity .

2016: Patent US/ Application/ 62/190,650. Liquid Gel delivery system OTC pharma

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