Executive Biography


Rafael Marrero is a Stanford University and Cornell University trained senior corporate executive and acclaimed management consultant. This Inc. 500 CEO has 30+ years diversified experience in multiple verticals including: Government Contracting Solutions, Telecommunications, Construction, Information Technology, Professional Services, Renewable Energy, and High-Tech environments. Mr. Marrero was most recently the Vice President of Corporate Vendor Management, Contracts, Supply Chain and Procurement for MasTec Network Solutions, a Division of MasTec (NYSE:MTZ) a $4.5 Billion Dollar firm with 18,000 employees and more than 425 office locations across the U.S. There he was responsible for sourcing, vetting and managing 700+ subcontractors and suppliers nationwide representing $1.5 Billion in projects on behalf of AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint. Marrero also served as the Corporate Director of Government Solutions for MasTec, and successfully launched and managed that business unit while reporting to Mr. Ramón Mas (SVP).

Certifications
  • Accredited Business (AB) with A+ Rating from Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • MBE Certification by National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
  • Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM®): Stanford University
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®)
  • Certified Corporate Trainer (CCT®)
  • Business Process Management Professional (BPMP®)
  • Business Strategy: Cornell University
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB®)
Industry Memberships
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB®)
  • National Society for Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA®)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI®)
  • Association for Proposal Management Professionals (APMP®)
  • MBE Input Committee - Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC®)
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ®)
 
Mr. Marrero's Professional Accolades include:

  • Honoree: Inc. 500 - America’s Fastest-Growing Private companies
  • Honoree: 50 Best Workplaces 2016 (Inc. Magazine)
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB®) and Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM®)
  • Technical/Functional Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Government Solutions and Contracting.
  • Former LATAM Program Manager - By Light Professional IT Services, a Top 10 Contractor by Bloomberg Government.
  • Seasoned Supplier Diversity practitioner, adept at launching Supplier Diversity Initiatives within Fortune 500 Companies.
  • Directly involved in some of the largest and most complex ICT projects across the USA and abroad.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Operational Integration Experience