Entrepreneurial-spirited professional, leveraging nearly 30 years of proven business leadership, as both a consultant, global executive (Nestle,Colgate- Palmolive, Kraft Foods, Coca-Cola, Fonterra Foods, Business and Marketing Consulting Group and as an entrepreneur in Portugal. Graduate of Syracuse University Whitman School of Management, Maxwell School of Public Administration year abroad program , the University of Lisbon ISCTE Business School, Master of Science in International Management (MSc), and a post management degree (ADP) from the London Business School. Worked in Argentina during the hyper-inflationary period and during the implementation and collapse of the Currency Board economic Plan, moved to Atlanta to work for KO as a regional director for non-carbonated beverages them to Europe with Fonterra Dairy to lead strategic initiatives in continental Europe, North Africa, and Russia . After leaving the consultancy world and corporate, set up with two partners an end to end marketing and sales company in Lisbon Portugal; clients included General Mills, Hellmann´s sauces, and other leading European branded companies. In Portugal, experienced once more economic uncertainties and learning what not to do in Business and economics. In March 2015 , my first book was published, " Competencies for International Managers", available through FNAC in Europe and in Amazon though an e-book.Sold my shares in the company and moved back to the USA, St Augustine Florida in November 2015.