7820 N.W. 61st Terrace, Parkland, FL 33067
Proven international executive with success in strategic business development and commodities sourcing, expanding global business markets, and building corporate success teams seeks challenging position vital to an organization’s ability to open impressive doors. Multi-lingual and visionary, passionate about leading, creating, selling/buying and negotiating new and long-term multimillion-dollar growth opportunities through forming strategic global alliances and partnerships.
Launched a Caribbean based Business Development and Global Commodities Trading Company with projected annual gross sales of $44-Million in its first 36 months of operation
Directed $20-Million annual corporate global relocation programs • responsible for creating and implementing full-service in-house DOM & INTL profit center operations within a Fortune 500 Company
Exceeded annual corporate goals reducing hard costs by 10% to 17% annually while increasing levels of customer care and services (5 consecutive years – Fortune 500 Company)
Corporate Crisis Management Author and Conference Speaker
Mobility Magazine & Expatica-HR Feature Writer
Employee Relocation Counsel, Washington, D.C., Meritorious Award • May 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada
Trump ‘The Apprentice’ • Quarter Finalist, 5th Season, Orlando, Florida
VIRGIN MOON TRADING, INC. Tortola, British Virgin Islands 2007–Present
CEO/Managing Director, Global Business Development / Commodities Trading
Launched a Caribbean based Business Development and Global Commodities Trading Company (IBC).
With fifteen years of experience in the global marketplace evolving from global sourcing of corporate business services between multinationals and Fortune 200, 500 companies, governments and mid-size companies to trading commodities such as:
Grains, Wheat, Beans and Oils (Palm, Soya Bean, Corn, Olive, Sunflower, Coconut and Rapeseed)
Raw Metals and Minerals
Work directly with executive, decision-makers and field experts as well as mandates and procurement officers within companies and governments establishing new clients, implementing new programs, negotiating contracts to closure and managing contracts forward; Contracts vary in length from twelve through sixty-month terms including rolls and extensions.
Identify joint venture projects and opportunities introducing venture capital firms to product sources and investment groups for Caribbean and Latin America based business needs.
Expertly source all continents (heightened focus on China, Indonesia, India, Russia, Latin America and the Caribbean) generating sales and managing contracts/vendor and client relations.
Lead global communications and marketing initiatives running bi-weekly product offerings and securing services and product needs that run in-bound as well as out-bound.
Spearheading a new program to support Earthquake Redevelopment/Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) – Pakistan that will encompass the implementation of prefab housing from three vendor sources originating from Brazil, Turkey and Canada.
Leading a Virgin Moon Mission aimed at identifying talented single parents driven to succeed who reflect leadership, talent and intrapersonal skills vital to effective sales. The Mission currently in pilot phase is aimed at giving opportunity to on-island talent that increases Caribbean trading abroad, donates to charity and increases Virgin Moon Trading Sales by exercising innate creative business development in a compassionate way ensuring continuous winning personal stories and positive press.
ASK ROSEMARIE Corporate Concierge Company, Inc. Parkland Florida 2004-2007
Create successful sales and client relation cultures, defining vision and propelling brand awareness on global platforms.
Lead diverse contracted services and initiatives targeted to enhance business, visibility and growth opportunity on regional, national and global platforms.
Consultant in strategic global business development through the arenas of corporate crisis management, process improvement, global sales, marketing, communications, public relations and project management.
Spearhead global corporate crisis relocation management concept for use in industry business development.
Developed strategic sales and marketing objectives, established sales territories and quotas, managed budgets, and evaluated sales performances.
Responsible for the management of general business development, sales and marketing, customer service, inventory controls and general management of the South Florida entity of America’s Bus Superstore and its support function to the Orlando headquarter through the locations 2005 closure.
Clients: Global Mobility Services • Global Logistics (US /CHINA) • News & Print Media [US] • Resort Real Estate (CAN) • International Resort Marketing (UK)
JOYCE Van Lines, Oxford, Connecticut 2003-2004
Director, Global Sales, Marketing & Communications
Established a diverse scope of initiatives aimed at developing, promoting, supporting and maintaining national and international sales growth in all revenue producing arenas of corporate, commercial private household goods transportation business development.
Created, launched, monitored and managed all forms of branding, internal and external communications that accurately reflect the company’s vision, and status in the transportation industry.
Assisted the President and Executive Vice President in providing the necessary planning, organization, marketing communications, direction, coordination and control required to propel business plans forward.
Responsible for the direction and leadership of:
Corporate & Commercial National Sales Consultants
Corporate International Sales Consultants
Terminal Managers (8) Locations across the U.S.
Local and COD Sales Consultants
CRE8IVE EMPLOYER SERVICES, Boca Raton, Florida 2002-2003
Management Consultant / Principal
Wrote and produced global sourcing / domestic and international RFP documents – Assisted global service providers in assessing and answering RFI & RFP returns, bid proposals and marketing materials.
Collaborated and represented client interests in final sales presentations and closings.
Brokered partnership alliances to support employer services outsourcing initiatives and business development.
Spearheaded global crisis relocation management concept for use in industry business development.
Created employer services business models for multinational firms and HR outsourcing firms.
Developed domestic mobility and global assignment policies with strategic solutions for multinational clients.
Consulted domestic and multinational firms in areas of global sourcing, outsourcing and global crisis management.
XONEX, Inc. Wilmington, Delaware 1999-2002
Director Global Sales, Marketing & Communications
Lead DOM and INTL sales professionals (team of 13), and developed corporate sales strategies exceeding corporate objectives.
Developed, implemented and managed sales and marketing collateral supporting national and global account demands and sales support.
Wrote winning RFP responses and produced RFP presentation returns.
Wrote and managed XONEX.COM and on-line gateways.
Created and implemented soft-services programs and management processes.
Created branding opportunities for XONEX Relocation Services, including services logos and trademark names and designs.
Designed XONEX exhibition booth, planned and managed XONEX exhibitions at ERC and various symposiums, including collateral, event planning and client/prospect entertainment.
Office Depot, World Headquarters, Delray Beach, Florida 1993-1999
Manager, US and Global Relocation
As Office Depot’s ‘first hired’ Manager, US and Global Relocation, wrote DOM relocation and INTL assignment policies – created, launched and managed all functions of Office Depot’s headquartered relocation department responsible for 1200+ annual relocations, department staff as well as relations and training of Field HR Managers.
Initiated, wrote, conducted and managed domestic and international RFI/RFP processes, audits, supplier selection, supplier relations, contract negotiations and management.
Originator of the SafetyNet Home Sale Program — Played an instrumental role in developing Cooperative Resources Services (CRS/Homepool — now SIRVA) SafetyNet Home Sale Program.
Worked directly with Office Depot’s EXVP/HR, VPs of Compensation and Benefits, Payroll, General Accounting, Tax, Country Managers and department heads throughout a 6.5 year tenure consistently developing winning programs and employee representation across North America and abroad.
Writer / Contributor – Industry Publications
1993–Present / Write, co-author, research relocation industry trends, editorials and non-industry topics
2006-Present Member, CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining)
2006-Present Member, Licensed Prospector, Quebec Mining, Natural Resources
1999-Present Freelance Writer, Expatica-HR (UK), Mobility Magazine (US)
1993-Present Member, ERC Worldwide
Languages Citizenship Travel Flexibility
English Fluent – Full Knowledge American Dual Citizenship Up to 75%
French Fluent – Full Knowledge Canadian Dual Citizenship
Available upon requestn