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.”

  • 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.”

  • 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.””

  • 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.”

  • 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.”

  • Alexis López Paleo

    Alexis López Paleo

    Business Analyst

    ““Joining V2A straight out of college has proven to be one of the best decisions I’ve made in life. Having the opportunity to contribute and be of impact to our clients drives me to give it my best each day, helping me grow as both an individual and a professional. Working alongside so many truly unique people has made this experience all the more valuable.””

  • Sonymarie Socarrás

    Sonymarie Socarrás

    Senior Engagement Manager

    “My leadership skills have been refined and tested to the max at V2A. I not only lead a diverse group of V2A team members, but help develop leaders in our client companies, making a difference in their lives by challenging their day to day work and giving them the tools to dream big and achieve success.”

  • 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.”

  • María Isabel Ríos

    María Isabel Ríos

    Specialist

    ““I am excited about bringing the quality of service and excellence of V2A to our Miami office; and looking forward to what our new office can contribute to the market. Personally, I am honored to have the opportunity to work with and learn from outstanding clients, leaders in their industries, and to participate and collaborate in a diversity of challenging projects.””

  • 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.”

  • 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.”

  • Keren E. Acevedo

    Keren E. Acevedo

    Associate

    ““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.””

  • Humberto Cuebas

    Humberto Cuebas

    Associate

    “After a couple of years working around the U.S. in the energy market I felt compelled to try something completely different. Somehow I stumbled upon this boutique consulting firm and so far it has been an amazing experience. In the short time I've been part of the company I've gained valuable new skills, while being part of the V2A family, a truly kind and compassionate group of professionals.”

  • Brian Miranda

    Brian Miranda

    Business Analyst

    “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.”

  • 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.”

  • 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.”

  • Luis Arroyo (Beto)

    Luis Arroyo (Beto)

    Engagement Manager

    “Joining V2A after just two years out of college has been the most rewarding experience in terms of my professional learning and growth. Getting exposure to the top executives at our clients has greatly developed my sense of self confidence and desire to continue along this development path.”

  • 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.”

  • Kenneth J. Carrasquillo

    Kenneth J. Carrasquillo

    Business Analyst

    “On my first day at V2A the firm imprinted in me a premonition of challenge. To this day that feeling has not only been fulfilled but it persists being fed by the opportunity to work alongside wonderful individuals on exciting projects while fulfilling the client’s needs.”

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