Vanessa co-founded several financial firms and served as a turn-around executive for three additional firms. She began her career in the late 1990s, serving as President and CEO of a de novo banking platform. She formulated and executed the corporate strategy successfully targeting a multi-national Latin American market and grew the company from 36 employees to over 1,200 employees while maintaining profit margins and diversifying the company’s sources of revenue within 36 months.
Vanessa’s career has a rich history in the financial sector with many notable accomplishments but most importantly always attracted to disrupting the status quo to help organizations launch products, grow, execute operational models, build their corporate culture and market understanding by executing on strong organizational programs. Today, Vanessa leads a team of management consulting experts to assist organizations go through business transformation initiatives which involve business strategy, capability-building & organizational design, enterprise strategy, change management and business process management. Panorama’s philosophy is about bringing together the People, the Process and the Technology in order provide breakthrough value. Panorama’s New York staff is assisted the communities affected by Hurricane Sandy and Irene by managing the largest buy-out and acquisitions program for the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery for the State of New York, HUD and FEMA. With a strong financial and political acumen, Vanessa is paving the way for many socio-economic projects around the world and affecting change to have a greater humanitarian impact on society.
She is a graduate from the Harvard School of Business, the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University, holds a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley, holds the well-respected CMB designation from the MBA, Six Sigma Black Belt and is fluent in Spanish. She serves on both private and public sector boards such as Colorado “I Have A Dream” Foundation, Pacific Mutual Real Estate Investment Trust, ECS Team, Inc., and The Global Chamber.