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Karla Cisneros

BUSINESS, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE PROFESSIONAL

Work History

Dec 2015Present

Co-Founder & Business VP

Baboonsoft Inc

Baboonsoft Inc is a software development company located in Toronto, Ontario servicing businesses in the GTA area and abroad. We specialize in helping entrepreneurs, startup founders and business owners achieve their goals and vision by designing and developing their applications from the ground up.

Our team of over 55 developers, designers and project managers specializes in the development of web and mobile apps using the latest technologiesin the industry.

Baboonsoft Inc is proud to be an official Meteor JavaScript partner in North America.

www.baboonsoft.com

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Jan 2015Dec 2015

Senior Account Executive, Corporate Banking

BBVA Bancomer

Liaison between BBVA bank and a portfolio of corporate clients in Cancun, Mexico. 

Assisted clients with loan cases to be presented to a regional credit committee for investment projects such as the construction and expansion of hotels, machinery upgrading, inventory purchase and business acquisitions, among others. 

Was responsible for assisting and promoting the increment of investments, bank account openings and balance management, lease financing, business payrolls, trade finance (including standby letters of credit, factoring, export credit and insurance), among others. 

Dec 2013Dec 2014

Business Consultant

Independent

Assisted small and medium size businesses by performing targeted market research and analysis, as well as writing and editing of business plans and marketing plans.

Provide consulting services related to web page content, website articles and social media. 

Jul 2012Nov 2013

Business Development Coordinator

Grant Thornton LLP

Project managing and writing of RFP responses and proposals to expand the firm's work across the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Researched trends and data relevant to the firm's priority industries. Developed and executed plans that contributed to the firm's sector revenue growth.

Liaised with the firm's research team to source appropriate industry, company and competitor research. Gathered and maintained market intelligence on clients and prospects, as well as managed and coordinated client satisfaction measurement programs. 

20112011

Project Manager

Saint Mary's University business development centre

Was responsible for the planning, coordination and promotion of several skills development and consulting programs for small and medium size businesses across Nova Scotia and the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.

Collaborated with with clients and partners to promote and expand the centre's business development programs. Was responsible for preparing project development reports, budgets and event logistics. Assisted and promoted other programs and events organized by the business development centre. 

Jul 2009Jul 2010

Marketing Coordinator

Saint Mary's University business development centre

Assisted in the design and promotion of several small and medium size business workshops and trainings, including programs for technology and innovation related businesses. Was responsible for the logistics of the events held by the Business Development Centre in more than 10 different communities across the province of Nova Scotia. Designed and distributed newsletters, brochures and other online and paper advertising materials.

Education

Aug 2011Jun 2012

Master of Arts, Economics with Financial Economics Concentration

Carleton University

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

GPA: 5.50 / 6.00

Honors and Awards: Carleton University Graduate Scholarship

Extracurricular activities: Carleton University Graduate Economics Society President

20062010

Bachelor of Commerce, Honours in Economics (Magna Cum Laude)

Saint mary's university, sobey school of business

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

GPA: 3.95 / 4.30

Honors and Awards: Dean's honors list (2006 - 2010), President's Hall of Academic Excellence Award, Beta Gamma Sigma Phi International Honor Society Membership, Saint Mary's University Faculty Union Scholarship, Beta Gamma Sigma Phi Scholarship, Mildred Harrington Scholarship.

Extracurricular activities: Saint Mary's University Economics Society President, International Society Vice President, Students Acting for Global Awareness (SAGA) Volunteer, 2008 SMU International Orientation Coordinator, AIESEC Halifax External Relations Vice President.  

languages

ENGLISH: FLUENT

SPANISH: FLUENT

FRENCH: HIGH-INTERMEDIATE PROFICIENCY

ITALIAN: BASIC PROFICIENCY