“As a Program Manager, Mr. Marrero proved himself to be a team player. He possesses both the leadership and technical skills required to excel in his field. Mr. Marrero has repeatedly demonstrated an ability to seek out and implement solutions that meet the need of By Light and it’s customers. We are proud to have had him represent us both domestically and abroad and have benefited greatly form his skills as a negotiator and liaison. I strongly believe that Mr. Marrero would be a great asset to your company.”
LTG Robert J. Donahue, USA (Ret.)
"Rafael has been an amazing leader, tutor, and all around make-it-happen person to introduce us to the world of value his company provides to its customers. I had an opportunity to spend time with his Vendor Management team in Miami and to observe firsthand their professionalism and enthusiasm for their roles. The level of energy and professionalism we experienced with Rafael and his team of professionals was amazing. Rafael's firm is very detail oriented and looks out for his clients. I highly recommend Rafael Marrero & Company for creating value for your company."
RADM Anthony J. Watson, USN (Ret.)
“Rafael Marrero is very detail oriented, yet always keeps his eye on the “bigger picture." In my years of experience dealing with project and program executives in charge of procurement, operations and technology, I have met few individuals with the business acumen demonstrated by Mr. Marrero. He is clearly focused on making sure that his company’s shareholders, and his clients receive their maximum return on investment."
Michael P. Lanman - President, Global Enterprise Markets- Verizon Wireless
“Rafael is an amazingly accomplished business leader. His achievements are testament to his success in the US Defense, Energy, and National Security markets. However, Rafael also knows the Latin America market like no one else. I always look forward to doing business with him in the region, as well as benefiting from his expertise and impeccable business ethics. I am proud and fortunate to associate myself with Rafael and his business endeavors."
Jose Adan Gutiérrez - FMR US Navy Intelligence Officer and Naval Attaché
"Rafael's energy and enthusiasm transformed chaos into order substantially equipping the company with real-time information for hundreds of suppliers and vendors. Rafael is a pleasure to interface as he responds to colleagues with study and forethought. Rafael contributes to problem solutions and can quickly respond to company opportunities. Rafael stays current on technologies and is wonderfully organized. He is a good man and team contributor."
Don Zabcik - Vice President, MasTec Network Solutions
"I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Rafael for the past two years. Gregarious, professional and self-assured, Rafael's advice and partnership has been indispensable in helping me to navigate an increasingly complex global business environment. Most notable is his keen sense of anticipating market trends and understanding how, when and where to position one's self to take full advantage. I can't think of a more able and trusted business associate."
Col. Randy Moulton, USAF (Ret.) - Executive Account Manager at Blackdragon, FMR Commander Joint Personnal Recovery Agency
"Rafael is a professional among professionals. He is a pleasure to work with and says what he will do then does it! Rafael brought new ideas to the organization then helped his group accomplish them. He is a strong leader that earns respect by walking the talk. It was a pleasure working with Rafael."
John Cespedes - Sr. Director of Sales - Blue Stream Professional Services
"Rafael Marrero is brilliant within and outside of his professional and personal communities. Yes, he has the technical skills to create but he has far greater power than just those. Rafael comes from a deeper part of our solar system inhabited by planets called why, when, where, and who. Rafael takes intelligence beyond those who simply know how to create. He blends the human elements into the processes to create solutions that last beyond today and tomorrow."
"The difference between Rafael Marrero and others who I have been privileged to work with is the difference between raw data gatherers and real intelligence and solution path providers. His relationship building skills leap over language, culture, and other boundaries that restrict thought. He is a very real person who has added tremendous value to many thousands of people. Thank you for all you have done Rafael - especially for me"
Paul Gossard - Head of Corporate Fleet Services at the GEO Group, Inc.
“Rafael is an outstanding, proven leader with exemplary integrity and industry knowledge. Savvy organization builder with extensive experience working through the toughest possible missions and organizational challenges. He takes the difficult problems, builds consensus and sense of mission, and raises the bar for phenomenal results. Compassionate, with an innate sense for paying attention to the right details, he brings exemplary encouragement and direction to any organization he leads. Rafael has proven to peers, subordinates and superiors, that he can get the job done, and I look forward to every opportunity to engage him!”
Kevin Williams - CEO at TekConnX LLC. A CVE VERIFIED SDVOSB, and MBE Firm
“Rafael was by far one of the most adept and professional individuals that I've had the pleasure to work with in my 25 years of experience. He is always conscientious about the bottom line, but never at the expense of his team mates, his integrity or the company's reputation. Rafael is an individual that I will always look forward to working with again in the future. Rafael would be a stellar addition to any group who has the opportunity to work with him. Rafael Marrero: on time, under budget, Class Act.”
Tom Zinn - Business Development Manager at General Dynamics Mission Systems
“Rafael is an exceptional thought leader whose input I have always found beneficial. In addition to his strong communication skills and insightful analysis, he has a proven track record of successfully managing large multi-cultural and remote teams in complex initiatives, both CONUS and OCONUS. ”
Col. Alexander Trujillo, USAF (Ret.) - FMR USMILGROUP Commander, Chile, Peru
- 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®)
- Project Showcase
- Community Development - Charitable
- Business Plan Development
- RFP Advisory Services
- Vendor Management
- Vendor Management White Paper
- Project Management White Paper