Our Team
Sharon
Abbas
Business Development
Jessie Lee
Strategic Planning

Strategic global business development leader with proven success in understanding customer needs balanced with pragmatic business view. Experience in high technology, public sector (US, Europe, and Latin America), aerospace & defense industries.

 

Driver of results and increased revenue through strategic partnerships, leveraging existing solutions for new product development and leading cross-functional teams to drive growth across operating units. Known as a trusted advisor committed to client’s success.

Insightful and engagement-focused leader passionate about navigating broad-scale and organizational change by developing strategy and leading complex programs through building internal and external relationship across organization. Drive mission-aligned initiatives by managing risks and pursuing opportunities through innovative approaches, and leveraging deep knowledge and experience in technology, risk, program development, and project management, and business and technology strategic planning.  

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George Benaroya
 
Anne Huang
Corporate Finance
Corporate Finance-Pharmaceutical

Global Finance Executive who leverages financial analysis,
operations and global business expertise to build infrastructures and
drive growth, margin improvement, and business turnaround.

 

Visited clients in over 180 countries to enable companies to sell more units, at a higher price, which were produced at a lower cost.

Consistent career progression within world-class multinationals in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia, including Procter & Gamble, Tetra Pak, and Nivea

Trusted finance leader with expertise in growing revenue and increasing profit. High-impact customer-centric pharmaceutical executive influential with commercial leaders in developing and executing business strategies.

Strengths include optimizing resource allocation as part of product life cycle management. Adept at seamless integration through complex business transformation.  

Experienced at managing offshore service delivery and global projects. Tri-lingual (English, Chinese, and Japanese).

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Sigrid Stropnik
Corporate Finance

Finance Executive with extensive US and global experience in world leading beverage company.

 

Builder of world class growth strategies, financial performance systems and management processes: Zero Based Budgeting, OE, Corporate Strategic BP, Governance and Compliance, SAP, etc.

 

Innovation expert in ideation, development and bringing to market of world famous products, iconic packaging and leading edge equipment innovation (Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Powerade, Nestea, Glaceau Vitamin Water, Freestyle).

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Libertad
Domador
Lourdes
Jordan
Connie Leung
International Banking
· Business Transformation
Financial Services

Executive leader, business partner and marketing professional in the banking industry, sensitive to the needs of others.

Recognized for organizing and leading teams to perform their best and reach goals by overcoming challenges with creative solutions and strategies that improve organizational performance.

 

Effectively identify areas of concern and implement corrective measures to accelerate business expansion and improve revenue.

A visionary leader in financial services; specializing in client engagement, client success, business transformation, operations excellence, regulatory change and product development. 

 

Expert in delivering of high impact enterprise wide projects to support business growth,  including:

1)Building new products/ clients

2)Business Processing Outsourcing 

3)Digital transformation

4) Regulatory operating model/change

Managed  teams across U.S., EMEA and Asia.

 

Multi-lingual – English, Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese).

Resourceful and reliable financial executive, who possesses extensive expertise in Private Banking, Wealth Management, Compliance and Investments, for US and Latin American customers.

 

Enthusiastic mentor known for developing and empowering high-performance teams.

 

Leads by example, and practices values such as integrity and work ethics. Able to handle multiple issues and meet short deadlines. 

 

A sound decision maker with ability to work independently within policies and procedures, who adapts easily to changes in management and priorities. Bilingual (Spanish - English).
 

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Vincent Piscopo
Marketing

Vincent Piscopo is a senior level marketer and has experience successfully branding/marketing B2B and B2C products/services.

 

Vincent is passionate about creating connections with customers that lead to awareness, understanding, consideration and purchase. Adept at unlocking Brands’ potential and making order out of chaos during industry disruption, Vincent Piscopo understands company objectives, customer personas and provides strategic guidance/execution, achieving results. 

 

Mr.  Piscopo has experience working on best known and powerful brands like Thomson Reuters, Sheraton, H. Stern and Oil of Olay.

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Anthony Ruffine
Operational Excellence

A skilled executive who combines financial acumen, deep market understanding and operational expertise to deliver growth and find new sources of value for organizations in the solar, building materials and energy space. 

Gets new businesses launched quickly and profitably, finds the right solutions to turn around troublesome divisions and successfully delivers on mergers and acquisitions strategies.  Understands complex financing and has completed over 100 C&I solar projects and multiple M&A transactions.

Works with teams up and down an organization to make sure that projects are strategically sound, financially compelling and operationally viable.  Has negotiated deals on 4 continents.

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Michael
Murray
Risk Management

A University of Chicago trained economist and former president of the Society of Insurance Research, Michael R. Murray has deep experience tracking, analyzing, and reporting on the emerging issues, trends, and developments affecting insurance markets, insurers, and their clients. 

Mr. Murray served most recently as Assistant Vice President for Financial Analysis at ISO, a Verisk Analytics company, where he was perhaps best known for his quarterly reports and press releases about insurers' financial performance and his in-depth studies of critical issues affecting insurers and the markets they serve.

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Dan
Kowalski
Thinking Catalyst

Thinking Catalyst partnering with executives and cross-functional teams to solve complex, messy and wicked business problems.

His expertise and approaches are functionally, organizationally, and industry agnostic. He has served clients in the natural resources, food, financial services, light and heavy manufacturing, technology, and consumer goods industries.

 

He has worked in over 20 countries around the world and has a knack for working with non-native English speakers to get problems solved.

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