Qualifications

 

 

Tamira La Cruz, MBA, CEO, is an expert in:

  • helping firms  to establish, maintain or grow their revenue, market share, profit or following, particularly in small Caribbean states, and

  • providing technical assistance for private sector and export development for SIDS

 

Key facts

 

Education

  • The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Boston University (BSBA)

  • Post-graduate: Certified Focus Group Moderator, Interim Management, Corporate Governance, Labor Law, Income Tax Law, Branding, Online Branding, Affiliate (online) Marketing, and Return on Marketing Investment

 

Favorite thought leaders

Blue Ocean Strategy, C.K. Prahalad, Michael Porter, World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness and Business Competitiveness indices, World Bank’s Doing Business Reports, Malcolm Gladwell.

 

Languages

Native Papiamentu, near-native English, Dutch and Spanish, good French, conversant Portuguese

 

Experience

Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Belgium, Chile, Guatemala, Colombia. Lived Boston, Philadelphia, Santiago de Chile, Barcelona, Brussels, Madrid, London, Curacao

 

Professional membership

  • member Curacao Business Council for Sustainablity

  • member Dutch Caribbean Platform of Economists

  • member Project Management International

  • member Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants

  • former board member Curacao Chamber of commerce and Industry

  • former member the Curacao Knowledge Platform

  • former member Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association

  • former president Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association Inc.

  • former president Curacao Professional Women's Network

 

Community

  • Rotary Club Curacao Director Community Service

  • Paul Harris Fellow

  • Landhuis Bloemhof Art and History Center

 

Life

Roamed Europe, sailed the Caribbean, summited the Kilimanjaro, permaculture  in a semi-arid country.

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