Introduce yourself to our audience. Tell us who you are and what you are currently focused on.
I am the founder and CEO of Pivot 360 Advisors, a Boutique Advisory firm focusing on business resilience and transformation. We offer integral business advisory to help companies to find gaps in their actual business processes or people structure; allowing companies to remove bureaucratic bottlenecks and seamlessly connect processes and people structures across company full ecosystem. After 24 years working on Supply Chain, Procurement and Sustainability for different companies in Europe, North, Central and South America I step-out from the corporate world and make a turnaround on my career to become a solopreneur. l have experience in the manufacturing, food and beverage, automotive and consumer products industries. And I consider myself an expert at transforming operations in a visionary way, leading cross-functional, multi-cultural and remote high-performance teams. I spent the last 8 years of my professional career working for AbInbev, leading different positions on the procurement and sustainability teams. I led multi-million budget negotiations and complex projects during my career, contributing to increase the profit of the companies I works for. My passion and interest for people drives me to get my International Coach Certification, giving me the best skills to develop people and building solid relationships with key stakeholders including C-Suite level executives and partners. I am originally from Mexico and I received a BA on International Business from the ITESM and I also have an MBA on Strategical Consulting from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Tell us about your favorite Ellevate Network memory or success story. Why are you a member?
I just recently join Ellevate Network and I love the virtual networking events! It is a really good way to introduce people.
What is one of your most memorable career accomplishments?
Work together with my team to find the correct possition for them. Create high effective teams that allways overdeliver even in the most complicated environments.
What are some career challenges on your radar?
Growing my business in the US and in the hispanic speaking countries
We’d love to hear more about your career path. What led you to where you are today?
I start my career working for the automotive industry and then I move to the Consulting management area, followed by real state, chemical and food and beverage industries. I work in different countries, and this gives me a different perspective of how you can make things happen in very different environments. I always love to move from one industry to the other because I truly believe that when you come with fresh eyes you can find new solutions and ways of working in an easier way. This are the reasons why I found an advisory firm that integrates business and people in a way that they can deliver different results with easy solutions
What legacy do you hope to leave through your work?
Empowering people to show their full potential by understanding who they are; and collaborating with small and mid-size companies to find new ways of working that makes them thrive.
What is your favorite social media site? Why?
Linkedin, you can connect with professionals from all industries all around the world, it helps me to be visible, stay in touch with my contacts, extend my network and it also allows me ro interact and share with other professionals.
What does success look like to you?
It looks like working on the thinks that passionate me for the next 30 or more years, having stable income that allows me and my husband to keep traveling and enjoying life with the people we care about.
What advice would you offer future leading ladies wishing to break into your industry?
I will tell them that they need to have a clear definition of what does success means for them; that way they will choose a professional career that matches their own success definition.
What is the best career advice you ever received?
Make all the mistakes you want, but don't repeat the same mistake more than once.
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