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Customer Service Medical

Miami, Florida, United States
February 11, 2018

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Pinecrest, FL 33156

Business-Savvy Finance Executive

Serve as a Strategic, Value-Added Business Partner to the CEO. Strength in implementing disciplined processes to MAXIMIZE REVENUE, INCREASE PROFITABILITY, MINIMIZE RISK, ENHANCE SHAREHOLDER VALUE, and OPTIMIZE ORGANIZATIONAL COLLABORATION. Background encompasses 30+ years’ experience with a Big 4 Accounting firm, Wall Street and both Public and Privately-held enterprises.


A proactive advocate for business, who drives value creation and improves operational performance by identifying opportunities to increase profit margins and cash flow. In-depth experience navigating strategic and tactical matters related to Budget Management, Cost Benefit Analysis, Forecasting, and the securing of Funding to achieve sustainable business growth. Catalyst in breaking down internal silos, opening up lines of communications across departments to enhance collaboration and create a “big picture” understanding of business goals while being able to handle day-to-day “block and tackle” functions. Fully Bi-Lingual and Bi-Cultural. PIVOTAL SKILLS:

Strategic Planning Healthcare/Medical Devices Real Estate Development Financial & Contract Negotiations Mergers & Acquisitions Investor Relations SOX Compliance Team Leadership & Development Risk Management Project Management Strongly Help Personal Value System Relationship Building BUSINESS HISTORY

EMPOWER GROUP, LLC – Miami/Kansas City 2017-Present Group Chief Financial Officer

Empower Group purchases/manages critical access hospitals, clinics, laboratories & rehabilitation centers in rural America which are in financial distress and thru the use of its innovative, proprietary technology, industry know-how and specialized highly-trained staff, returns them to profitability. FLAGSTONE PROPERTY GROUP, Inc. - Miami, FL 2015-2017 VP-Operations, Finance & Administration

U.S subsidiary of one of Turkey's largest Diversified Companies. Currently developing Island Gardens at Watson Island, a $1.5Bn multi-use development encompassing a deep-water marina; a 5-star and a 4- star hotel, fractional residences and a first-class retail and dinning podium. (Company declared in default of Ground lease with City of Miami – Ceased operations) BECKON SCIENTIFIC, INC. - Miami, FL 2013-2015

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

The company produces quality pharmaceutical and medical devices using innovative practices and Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) to streamline the supply chain and provide superior customer service in order to transform the standard of healthcare delivery with reduced cost and quality of care. (Owner was funding out of his own resources, with the turmoil in Venezuela his assets were frozen) CLINICAL MEDICAL SERVICES, INC. – Miami Lakes, FL 2012-2013 Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer Clinical Medical Services, Inc. headquartered in Miami Lakes, FL and with operations in Puerto Rico, is an integrated medical equipment, pharmacy, and home health care company, independently owned and operated certified Minority Business Enterprise. (Recruited by Beckon Scientific.) SGP ASSOCIATES, LLC - Miami, FL 2011-2012

President & CEO

Business, Financial and Management Advisors. (Recruited by Clinical Medical Services, Inc.) A full service advisory firm focusing in providing clients with a comprehensive array of services to effectively launch their business, improve existing operations, or help expand their scope without the need to maintain large or expensive financial/administrative organizations in-house. SANTIAGO G. PIQUÉ PAGE TWO

CABI DEVELOPERS, LLC, - Aventura, FL 2006-2011

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

US subsidiary of GICSA, M e x i c o ’ s foremost Real Estate Development Company (Named 2 0 0 7 R e a l E s t a t e Development Company of the Year). – (Significant travel-divorce required spending more time at home with children.)



Chief Operational and Financial Officer (COO/CFO)

A leading developer of healthcare information systems, specializing in hospital management information systems. – (Company Closed US Operations)

AVISENA, INC. – Miami, FL 1999-2004

Founder, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, and Director A cloud-based, Software as a Service (SaaS) technology and services company that provides fully- integrated medical practice management software and comprehensive support services to help physician practices increase collections, reduce costs, engage patients, and improve operating efficiency. (Company sold to Venture Capitalist Group.)


BEAR STEARNS & CO., INC. (NYSE: BSC) - New York, NY (Relocated to Miami, FL) Senior Equity Research Analyst - Emerging Markets Research Department (II-Ranked) AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. (NYSE: AXP) - New York, NY (Recruited BY BSC-Wall Street) American Express Bank:

Senior Director-Finance

American Express Travel Related Services:

Vice President-Financial Analysis & Reporting

Vice President - MIS Strategic Business Systems

Vice President & CFO - Finance and Planning, Mexico INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, NEW YORK (NYSE: IP) - New York, NY (Recruited by AXP) Corporate Manager - Financial Controls & Policies

Group Manager – Operations Analysis/Budgets & Controls European Operations, Controller and Director of Administration - Milan Regional Controller & Director of Administration, Spain KPMG PEAT MARWICK - New York, NY – (Recruited by International Paper) Supervising Senior - Audit Department


University of Puerto Rico - BBA - Magna Cum Laude (Graduated First in Class) New York University - MBA program - International Finance (Thesis pending) PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATIONS

Certified Public Accountant, New York State

Registered Securities Representative (Series 7 and Series 63) Member- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Notary Public – State of Florida

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