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Jose perez

Dr. Jose Perez is an experienced entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in
business creation and strategy. Currently the co-owner of DPV transportation a worldwide
chauffeured service company with more than 250 employees and four offices in the US.
Dr. Perez has been awarded over 100 million dollars in corporate bids, opened support
offices in Medellin, Colombia, gotten the award for best places to work with the Boston
Globe for 2 years in a row 2020 & 2021, and has been awarded twice for grants in
workforce development to support his staff and create more roles. Dr. Perez is the founder
of Roads Consulting Group a Business Strategy consulting minority-owned firm that
specializes in disadvantaged communities and businesses. Through his firm, he has been
able to help hundreds of businesses in beating the gap of inequality. Today, Jose teaches
at Baystate College, serves as a board member of Dorchester Bay Economic
Development, and oversees a few personal business/ investments. Dr. Perez Is a
devoted member of the community who truly enjoys helping business owners achieve
their path to success.

Milena Ramirez

Milena was born and raised in Colombia. She has a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and
Tourism Management. She was an Au pair for two years in Portland, Oregon and from it,
her love for the United States and its people grew. During this time she served at Portland
Rescue Mission, Royal Family Kids Camp, and her local Church following Jesus’ steps
on earth. Since she got back to Colombia she has been working remotely for US-based
companies in the service industry. Since April 2021, she has been working with our CEO
as her assistant. She enjoys her job and strongly believes that the way to honor the trust
Roads CG has given her is to work to the best of her ability providing an excellent service
to external and internal clients. Milena currently lives in Bogotá, Colombia, and enjoys life
with her wonderful husband and family.

Cliffor Watkin

Clifford Watkin has an unbroken record of success helping companies implementing human resources strategies that help companies grow, attract and retain talent, and embrace diversity.
Clifford has created comprehensive employee acquisition and retention strategies for private sector employers, professional services firms and non-profit organizations. His work covers the gamut of HR issues including legal compliance,performance management, on-boarding and creating effective corporate cultures.
His personal experience drives his passion for helping corporate organizations and minority-owned businesses succeed, assisting companies develop and manage a diverse workforce, and bringing together smart business practices and policies that improve top line revenue, bottom line growth and increased employee satisfaction. In South Africa, where Clifford grew up, he saw first-hand the difference it can make when people have equal access to capital, land, education and resources.
Clifford has been a regular speaker at the Northeast Human Resources Association and Employee Benefits Council. He is a subject matter expert on human resources for the Boston Business Journal and Employee Benefits News. Clifford is also an adjunct faculty member in Human Resources for Salem State University and SHRM certification instructor at North Shore Community College. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Boston University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University. Most recently, Circle Strategies, Inc. was selected to be the HR strategic advisor for Eastern Bank’s Business Equity Initiative, a program developed to help accelerate the growth of Hispanic and African-American owned local enterprises

Andrea perez

Andrea Perez is a resourceful, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented real estate professional
with ten years of acquired expertise. Her move from Colombia to Boston at the age of
seventeen provided Andrea with a keen knowledge of the city’s diverse neighborhoods.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science and Interior Design degree from The New
England Institute of Arts, Andrea served as a Foreclosure Prevention Counselor,
examining her clients’ financial situations and offering guidance to keep them in their
homes. She harnessed her passion for housing to the world of residential real estate,
where her clients appreciate her high regard for honest, ethical and transparent
transactions.
Andrea’s fluency in Spanish, combined with her certification in Credit Counseling, Loss
Mitigation, and Financial Capability, make her an unequivocal go-to resource for all real
estate needs. A resident of Malden, Andrea has fallen in love with Boston’s historic
architecture and diversity throughout the city. Today, she is an active member of the
American Society of Interior Designers and board member of The National Association of
Hispanic Real Estate Professionals and works on Roads Consulting Group as a Senior
Consultant for Small Businesses. She has assisted and advised hundreds of businesses
with certification processes, state applications, and loan applications, among others.

John Day

John Day, a seasoned trial attorney based at Day Law Firm in Duxbury, MA since 2003, has a track record of bringing over eighty cases to trial, showcasing his skill and determination in both federal and state courts. Known for his strong reputation across Massachusetts, John has a broad range of legal expertise, including handling complex civil litigation and providing crucial guidance on legal compliance. Appointed to the Criminal Justice Act panel in 2012, he’s also committed to broader justice efforts. Prior to his current role, John sharpened his legal skills at Rubin and Ruddman in Boston, further solidifying his foundation in effectively advising clients and navigating the intricacies of the law. With a focus on clear communication, strategic planning, and a dedication to resolving clients’ disputes efficiently, John embodies a blend of innovation, discipline, and unwavering responsibility. His educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond and a Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School, preparing him for a career dedicated to excellence in the legal field.

Rodrigo Villa​

Rodrigo grew up in the United States, studied High School and got a college degree in Computer Literacy. He has been working for two years as a Bookkeeper for Small Businesses and he is certified QuickBooks Online User.
Rodrigo is dedicated to his job, respectful and loves to challenge himself to complete all different types of tasks. He loves to help others and has been a great support for all the Roads CG team members.

Daniela Vasquez

Daniela was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia. She has a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Tourism Management. She was an Au pair for two years in Falls Church, Virginia. She worked for a year for Norwegian Cruise lines as a Guest Service Representative.  Since she got back to Colombia she has been working remotely for US-based companies in different fields. In one of these companies, she worked as a recruiter assistant which gave her the experience to work in her current job. Since April 2022, she has been working with Roads as part of our Recruitment team. She is passionate about her job, helping to connect the best professionals in Colombia with companies in the USA.

Maria Perez

I have an educational background in Psychology/Neuroscience and became passionate about entrepreneurship. I have an innate desire to learn and grow, furthermore to help others do the same. I am constantly searching for new ways to make a difference, and what better way than being part of an organization who prioritizes helping others cave the path to success.

Catalina chinchilla

Visual Artist, Industrial designer & Art Director, More than 10 years of experience. I put the customer experience in the center of my priorities. I have worked with Fortune500 companies, Fintech in London and Multiple startups around the world, Art Director of Immersive Van Gogh and Multiple experiences and shows around the States and Canada and currently helping out multiple business owners to enhance their visual identity and web-design around Massachusetts area.

William Morrissette

Dr. William Morrissette is Department Chair and Professor for Criminal Justice at Bay State College.  In this capacity, he oversees all aspects of program operations including strategic planning, curriculum development, faculty hiring, budgeting, and learning outcomes planning and assessment.  In addition to a Ph.D. in Philosophy, he also holds a Master of Arts in Human Development and a Bachelor of Arts in History.  He is a certified trainer in mobile digital forensics with the company MSAB which is based in Sweden.  Additionally, William is certified in law enforcement by way of completion of the basic police training at the U.S. Treasury’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and is also certified as a polygraph examiner by the Central Intelligence Agency. In addition to his duties as Chair of Criminal Justice, William also serves as program director for an Elder, Deaf, Deaf Blind and, Hard of Hearing victim of crime advocacy program funded by the federal Victims of Crime Act.  Prior to these positions he served for 15 years as President and Lead Trainer of Intuition, which was a national forensic consulting and training firm specializing in lie detection, forensic interviewing, and criminal interrogation.  Prior to Intuition, he served two years as a police officer and six years as a counter-intelligence interrogator/polygraph examiner with the Central Intelligence Agency.  

Andres Hicapie

Andres has been the IT Consultant since 2019. In his position, he is responsible for
making all systems work in Roads Consulting Group. He can also provide solutions to all
types of tasks in a work area by applying analysis to the construction of technical and
computer solutions for our clients. Andres studied Telecommunications Engineering in
Colombia. Knowledge in web development, implementation, and management of
computer networks. Design and development in mobile applications. When Andres is not
working, he likes to share time with his family and acquire knowledge in software
development

Camila Calcetero

Camila Calcetero grew up in Medellin, Colombia, although she lived in Orlando, FL for
many years. There she learned and developed many skills in different job opportunities
where she got enrolled: Visual Merchandising Management, Customer Service, and
mainly Accounting matters. Camila’s personality stands out for her authenticity, creativity,
organizational skills, and ethical values. Professional and Experienced Bookkeeper in the
field for over 10 years. Specializes in recording financial transactions, producing final and
accurate reports stating accounting records and procedures for any company using the
well-known software QuickBooks. Passionate about her work and always looking to
exceed the customer’s expectations while safeguarding the company’s interest. Camila
is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive and tireless energy to
encourage others to work hard and succeed. Camila is inspired daily by her desire to live
intensively and enjoy her hobbies of dancing, music, reading, and writing. She is
nowadays the Accounting Assistant at Roads Consulting Group and her consistency and
desire to directly build relationships with potential customers has allowed her to introduce
confidence and build loyalty. Some of her biggest achievements in life include: handling
challenges and change, being able to pursue an interest in her professional and personal
goals getting a positive impact, exercising leadership. However, the most valuable
accomplishment has been the learning process throughout these years overcoming
obstacles and adversities

Dairo Arteaga

Dairo has been the Financial Controller since 2022 In his position, he is responsible for preparing and presenting all the financial reports in Roads Consulting Group. He can also provide solutions to all types of financial tasks by making policies, and creating forms for the receivables and payables clients and suppliers respectively. Dairo studied Public Accounting in Colombia and has an MBA in International Management. When Dairo is not working, he likes to write poems, he dreams about one day having a complete book of poems and sharing it with the people for free.

Fernando Morillo

Fernando Morillo was born 23 years ago in San Juan del Cesar, Colombia, on March 19,
1999. He has a very close family made up of his parents and his sister. He considers
himself a creative, adventurous, and responsible person, which developed his skills to
choose the career he decided to study: Graphic and web design. He studied at LCI, a
Canadian university of arts, which also allowed him to learn more in English. He finished
his studies in 2018 and began to gain work experience as a designer in the Mayor’s office
of his city. In his free time, he also worked as a freelance web designer for different
companies which created a taste in him for designing and developing web pages, for 4
years he was acquiring the work experience that he needed to be able to achieve the job
that he enjoys doing the most, which is to dedicate himself completely to the creation and
development of websites, which is the job that he is at right now at Roads CG.

Laura Suarez

Social communicator and journalist with comprehensive training in the human and professional field. Passionate about designing and diagramming marketing and advertising pieces, proposals and corporate diagnoses. I have more than 3 years of experience working with companies based in US. I am an animal lover who enjoys traveling and meeting new cultures.

Isabella torres

I was born in Bogotá in 1995, but lived for 10 years in Medellín, Colombia. While living in Medellín, I got my degree as an Audiovisual and Multimedia Communicator from the University of Antioquia. With a keen eye for design, a background in multimedia communication, and a genuine appreciation for all things artistic, the majority of my experience has been as a Graphic Designer with a focus in how my work can be developed to help other areas of a multimedia ecosystem. Beyond my professional pursuits, my love for art extends to various forms: I find joy in dancing, painting, and visiting museums, embracing the diverse expressions of creativity that enrich our world.

Jane Roncallo

Jane Roncallo, an industrial engineer with over a decade of experience in supply chain management, operations, and consulting, brings a balanced approach of creativity and precision to her work. Her track record of optimizing processes and delivering efficient solutions has made her a valuable resource in various industries. Jane’s expertise is marked by her commitment to streamlining operations and her ability to craft effective strategies, making her a sought-after consultant known for her professional and results-driven approach.

Andrea Bernal

I am a consultant in communication and digital advertising with over 15 years of project management experience in various agencies. Throughout my career, I have led teams and directed projects for companies dedicated to digital project management, executing campaigns from account management, creativity, and planning perspectives. I have also worked in educational institutions as well as in private entities. Additionally, I have been involved in public organizations where I have led and coordinated functions and responsibilities related to digital communication projects and the use of information and communication technologies.

Álvaro Rosado

is an International Business Administration professional with a strong background in accounting and taxation. He excels in financial analysis, cross-functional collaboration, and maintaining client relationships. Álvaro’s career demonstrates a dedication to accuracy and building trust with clients and colleagues.

Jessika Betancourt

Jess is a seasoned professional whose journey began at Chongshin University in South Korea, where she pursued a degree in Korean language interpreting and embraced diverse experiences. During her seven years there, Jess collaborated with a Korean NGO, refining her skills as an interpreter and project manager, nurturing her passion for impactful work. Upon returning to Colombia in 2022, Jess seamlessly transitioned into hybrid roles, excelling as an executive assistant and project manager for USA-based companies. Her expertise in these dynamic positions allows her to adeptly manage tasks with precision, maintaining unwavering standards of accuracy. Driven by purpose, Jessika is committed to making a positive impact wherever she goes. Her dedication and proficiency ensure she stands out in any professional endeavor.

Catalina Franco

As a passionate industrial designer, I specialize in designing and creating content for social media. With experience in product design, social media, and graphic design, my focus is on generating projects and content that establish strong connections with customers and users. I am passionate about improving the user experience and strengthening the relationship with each brand through creative and strategic initiatives.

Andrea Velasquez

Armed with a degree in advertising and marketing, I’ve worn countless hats. From crafting captivating strategies to editing awe-inspiring videos, I’ve done it all.

But what truly ignites my passion is finding beauty in unexpected places. Creativity knows no bounds, and that’s what drives me every day. Whether delving into social media or navigating marketing automation, I’m always seeking innovative ways to tell stories and forge connections.

If you need a marketing Swiss Army knife ready to tackle any challenge with creativity and enthusiasm, let’s connect. In this digital age, it’s not just about communication—it’s about crafting experiences. Let’s embark on this journey together.

Katherin Villa

Kathy was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She has been an executive assistant for more than 10 years, her last job was with FluidForm a Biotechnology company, she was the CEO’s assistant.  She believes that passion is key to any successful business, and she brings this to every challenge she takes on. Outside the boardroom, dance fuels her spirit, Kathy runs her own Dance School, it is dedicated to building confidence and self-assurance in the students. She sees her work not only as a job but also as the best opportunity to service the people and that gives meaning to her daily life.

Carolin Melendez

With a degree in Journalism and a specialization in Audiovisual Arts and Multimedia, I have navigated through a diverse career in marketing. From creating engaging content to mastering marketing automation, I’ve embraced every opportunity to grow and innovate.

While I was studying in South Korea, I began as an SEO writer and evolved into a Copywriter. This experience sparked my passion for digital marketing and storytelling. On the one hand, I’m enthusiastic about writing and aspire to craft books that inspire and entertain. With a love for storytelling, I’m eagerly honing my skills to one day share compelling narratives with the world.

As for digital marketing, creativity is at the core of who I am, and my continuous quest for learning has led me to integrate IT skills into my marketing toolkit. As a full-stack marketer, I am adept at both programming and strategic marketing, excelling in data analysis, campaign management, and user experience optimization.