George Acevedo

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present


Bronx Women's Business Resource Center

 Director Bronx, NY

Responsible for assisting entrepreneurs in starting and sustaining a business, via one on one guidance, implementing the New York State 60 hour  Entrepreneurial Assistance Program, creating workshops and events complimenting the desire to gain start up information and the means to sustain a business. Co-creator of the Women's Speaker Series and White House Small Business Summit Responsible for creating flyers, photos and press releases for the program's events Represented the organization at numerous community and civic events

Jan 2004 - Present


ACE Promotions

Consultant Delivered consultant services on fundraising, marketing and enhanced performance for such companies as Star Quality Modeling and Promotions, RFK Community Development, Contemporary Ballet Theatre and the Brotherhood Winery. Promotions manager for the 233rd Street White Plains Merchants Association.

Jan 2005 - Dec 2007

Project Manager


Project Manager Bronx Business Alliance(Bronx, NY) Recruited and developed relationships with merchants organizations in the northeast Bronx Provided small businesses with technical assistance including grant assistance and loan information Point person on arts initiative for merchant organizations Point person for the Clean Streets program for the Westchester Square Developed and conducted surveys and distribution of materials.

Jan 2003 - Dec 2003

Spirits Market Manager

William Grant and Sons
Spirits Market Manager N.Y., NY) Responsible for the direct operation on locally produced spirit portfolio Responsible for pricing, promotions, customer relations Responsible for Armadale Vodka resulting in a 30% in sales and distribution 2074 Mayflower Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461 GACEVEDO615@GMAIL.COM 917-216-6869 (2 of 2)
Sep 2001 - Dec 2002

Sales Representative

Charmer Industries
Sales Representative (Astoria, NY) Responsible for account surveys, merchandising, product presentations and attaining sales quotas. Territory included Bronx, Queens, Long Island and Westchester
Sep 2000 - Sep 2001

Market Manager

Charmer Industries
New England Market Manager 57 Main Street Long Island, NY Responsibilities for the marketing and implementation of programming for various wines and spirits from SouthAfrica for the New England region. Responsible for budget and assigning promotional activities to distributors
Sep 1989 - Sep 2000

Market Manager/district Manager

Peerless Importers
Market Manager/District Manager (Brooklyn, NY) Responsible for the marketing, promotion and sales of national and regional brands in metro New York Management of the most profitable sales management team(30 sales people) for five years Responsible for customer service, implementing on and off premise promotions Responsible for recruitment sales people Involved with development of community relations division
Sep 1984 - Sep 1989

New York Market Manager

New York Market Manager Brown Forman Beverage(Louisville, KY) Responsible for distributor management, customer relations, marketing of portfolio to on and off premise accounts Responsible for ethnic market outreach




Lehman College CUNY