Alejandro’s personal and professional life has been quite unique, interesting and rewarding. At 10 years old Alejandro and his parents left their native country of Cuba to come to the United States in search of freedom and better opportunities. At this time, his life was very similar to that of all immigrants, travelling around as necessary looking for a better life. He attended Junior High School in Puerto Rico, moved to Texas for his High School, and later ended up in Los Angeles, CA, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from California State University. He then moved to Florida, and in 1973, he received his Real Estate license. Thereafter, Alejandro’s life has been rather unique!
Some time later, Alejandro was contracted to manage a multi-million construction project in the Middle East, so he moved there for over 2 years to complete it. He came back to the US to search and recruit American know-how and technology, and advertised in the local newspaper a seminar for interested parties. Expecting only a handful of people, he was very surprised when over 100 persons filled into the room. Among these was a newspaper reporter who wrote an article about Alejandro, and his project, in the front page of the Miami Herald’s Business section.
After finishing his projects in the Middle East, Alejandro returned to the US and was then contracted as Director of Sales for all of Latin America for a Fortune 500 manufacturing company. This job of over 20 years entailed travelling to all countries in Latin America, visiting joint venture companies in Europe, negotiating contracts with large companies and handling a multi-million dollar budget.
Alejandro is presently a Realtor, using all his global, cultural and negotiating experience to work for the benefit of his clients in the local south Florida real estate market.
He also remains committed to give back to the community and to help whenever possible. As such, he is very active in local civic and professional organizations. Here is a partial list of his civic and professional involvement:
- Ran for Miramar City Commissioner in 2009, 2010 and 2013
- Member – City of Miramar Economic Developing Advisory Board (EDAB)
- Past Member – City of Miramar Manager’s Budget Task Force
- Director in Sunset Lakes HOA – 2004 to 2006, 2009, 2010
Member, past member or affiliated with:
- Miramar – Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce
- Broward County Latin Chamber of Commerce
- City of Doral Chamber of Commerce
- Swedish American Chamber of Commerce
- South Florida Business Connections
- Global Trade Chamber of Commerce
Alejandro speaks fluent English, Spanish and conversational Portuguese, and has excellent verbal, written and computer skills. He is results driven, thanks to a high degree of success, exposure and business dealings in local and foreign markets . He is a student in, and very aware of, cross-cultural sensitivity and issues., and his positive attitude, ethics and international values continue to propel him to assist his clients in a positive and profitable way.