Our People

We are proud of our team of talented professionals who share a passion for delivering value.

Our core team has extensive experience in a variety of management fields developed through leadership positions with multinational corporations, together with solid educational backgrounds from top universities. We also count on the experience of an extended team of professionals who collaborate with us on a project by project basis, bringing specific know-how in selected areas.

Our team is composed of individuals with a diverse array of cultural backgrounds, professional experiences and educational credentials. Meet some of them and hear what they have to say by reading the profiles below.

Profiles

  • Manuel Calderón

    Manuel Calderón

    Director

    “Since our beginning in 2004, I have seen our dream become a reality: putting together a fantastic team and above all, seeing our clients succeed. It's never been about growing, and yet it continues to happen year after year. I'm a firm believer that it's because we have been passionate about delivering value every time... there's no substitute for that.”

  • Juan Pablo González

    Juan Pablo González

    Director

    “Coming from a large multinational consulting firm, I can truly appreciate the sense of ownership and familiarity that a smaller boutique firm provides by working hand in hand with local clients, becoming their trusted advisors, mentors and ultimately friends.”

  • Roberto Jiménez

    Roberto Jiménez

    Director

    “It has been very exciting to experience the growth of our firm. We continue to strengthen our leadership role in the key industries we serve by developing value added content, methodologies and analysis. I look forward to continuing expanding our service offerings throughout the Caribbean region.”

  • Graciela Salcedo

    Graciela Salcedo

    Director

    “Building relationships has been one of the best aspects of my career as a consultant. I get to work with fabulous teams in the clients we serve, becoming an extension of their organizations. It is rewarding to sense the power of our contributions but at the same time bittersweet to leave those teams once the engagements are fulfilled.”

  • René Yamín

    René Yamín

    Director

    “I fell in love with Puerto Rico and decided to stay and pursue my passion: solving difficult problems and helping others achieve superior performance. I was lucky enough to find likeminded partners that would allow me to both contribute from day one and provide me an entrepreneurial environment in which I could thrive.”

  • Xavier Divi

    Xavier Divi

    Engagement Manager

    “At V2A, I have truly polished my analytical skills. Rather than sitting independently in front of a computer crunching numbers, I have been able to experience the real world application of my analyses. It has been truly rewarding to see the impact we have on our clients helping them make fact based strategic decisions to improve their organizations.”

  • Marlene de Varona

    Marlene de Varona

    Specialist

    “What makes V2A special is its unique group of talented people. I truly enjoy the diverse range of talent at V2A where you can always learn something new. In addition, many at V2A have other interests outside of consulting whether they be professional, entrepreneurial or philanthropic. As the meaning of V2A implies, from Vision to Action, these are people that are actively pursuing their dreams or converting their ideas into action.”

  • Néstor Nadal

    Néstor Nadal

    Engagement Manager

    “Working for V2A gives me the opportunity to apply the project management and problem solving skills I developed in the Construction Management Industry to a more diverse group of clients, impacting more areas of their organization.”

  • Paola Laboy

    Paola Laboy

    Business Analyst

    “Moving to the US right out of college and working for a huge consulting firm helped me realize how meaningful and how much difference my skills and my work could make in companies back home. Returning to PR and joining the V2A family has been one of my biggest accomplishments.”

  • Keren E. Acevedo

    Keren E. Acevedo

    Engagement Manager

    ““Working at V2A gives a sense of transcendence. We are passionate about becoming one with our clients, making their needs our own. Our projects let me directly impact and improve our client’s competitiveness, striving to give them the tools they need to excel on their own.””

  • Gabriel Montane

    Gabriel Montane

    Business Analyst

    “"Working at V2A right out of college has been a great experience. Each day is full of new challenges and opportunities for growth. V2A has helped me develop my analytical and problem solving skills and has continously exposed me to new challenges that require creative thinking."”

  • Brian Miranda

    Brian Miranda

    Associate

    “The exposure and experience I’ve gained while working in V2A have brought incredible development in my professional career. V2A promotes a professional, family-like, and fun culture that I’ve never seen before in any of my previous experiences. The projects I’ve worked on have been challenging, rewarding, and have taught me about a wide range of industries that I wouldn’t otherwise experience.”

  • Griselle Bigio

    Griselle Bigio

    Engagement Manager

    ““I feel extremely proud to be working with such talented individuals, yet what I cherish the most are the continuous learning opportunities I face every day and working hand in hand with clients to ultimately achieve the project objectives and make a difference in their company.””

  • Amar González

    Amar González

    Associate

    “Having come from the banking industry in hectic New York, I can appreciate the care and dedication that this firm places in every project and client they work with. I have shared with truly remarkable and talented coworkers, and I'm happy to have found a place where my talents help so many, and my skills are being developed every day.”

  • Humberto Mercader

    Humberto Mercader

    Business Analyst

    “Joining V2A after college has been one of the greatest growth opportunities that I have had. I work daily with highly competent and dedicated professionals that continuously help me learn and grow. V2A has also given me the opportunity to be exposed to top executives at our clients early in my career which has been an important part of my professional development.”

  • Mariam Rivera

    Mariam Rivera

    Associate

    ““I have finally found a job that matches my passion for helping others. V2A provides endless amount of opportunities to help clients in different industries grow and achieve their objectives. Our projects allow me to directly impact our clients and see the results of implemented improvements. Couple that with the opportunity to solve very challenging problems makes working in V2A a unique opportunity to grow as a professional.””

  • Luis Olazabal

    Luis Olazabal

    Business Analyst

    ““Coming from a technology background, I am always looking for the next wave of innovation. V2A’s creative environment enables its employees to adopt an "entrepreneurial mindset" to showcase their ideas. It has been a great experience to be in a workplace that fosters collaboration and is able to provide meaningful insights to clients through "out of the box" thinking and thorough analysis.””

  • Maria M. Gómez

    Maria M. Gómez

    Engagement Manager

    “At V2A I have had the opportunity to work in a wide range of projects and industries. Each project has presented a unique set of challenges that has helped me grow as a professional and has kept me intellectually stimulated. Passion, commitment to excellence, and entrepreneurial spirit also make V2A a very special place.”

  • Carlos Aponte

    Carlos Aponte

    Associate

    ““V2A feeds my entrepreneurial spirit. I haven’t had a single dull moment here, as day in and day out we strive to solve new problems for our clients and face those challenges with optimism and passion. I love the atmosphere and culture at V2A, it really feels like I’m part of a team that is looking to achieve something bigger - our main project is Puerto Rico.””

  • Lorraine Martínez Neris

    Lorraine Martínez Neris

    Business Analyst

    “I believe that as long I am learning, I am growing. While influencing and empowering our clients towards better decision making, V2A provides in each project an opportunity to learn, to grow as a professional and as a person. This firm has offered me the gift of contributing to my Island surrounded by a competent and dedicated team.”

  • John Bozek

    John Bozek

    Associate

    ““V2A exposes me to different types of businesses and projects, and allows me to apply my professional skills and problem-solving methodologies to situations that I would not otherwise be involved in.””

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