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VM Consulting

Providing Quintessential Experiences for the Discerning

Valerie Manoukian is a bilingual Project Manager and Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the areas of Travel & Tourism, Food & Beverage and Event Planning.

Known for her keen attention to detail, exigent standards and for going the extra mile, Valerie provides quintessential experiences for discerning local and international clients in matters such as:

~ Liaison for international business or partners who want to do business in Argentina/South America

~ Event coordination/organization

~ Bespoke travel & tourism

~ Fundraising

~ Genealogy research

~ Personal concierge/assistant

~ Quality assurance consultancy, etc.

Valerie is a self-starter who works well with a good set of expectations and little supervision.

She works hard at developing and maintaining strong working relationships with everyone with

whom she is in contact and her enthusiasm and genuine caring for other people and cultures is

immediately apparent.

Valerie studied at St Andrew’s Scots School in Buenos Aires and graduated with a Bachelor of Science

in Management degree from Bentley University (Boston).

She currently sits on the Board of Directors for ALFA - Alumni Foundation of Argentina – and is active

as part of the International Advisory Committee for her University.

An avid traveler, wine lover and genealogy fan, Valerie spends her free time researching and working

on her family tree, as well as keeping connected and organizing reunions for her high school and

college friends.

Valerie resides in Buenos Aires and is fluent in both Spanish and English, currently studying French

for proficiency.

Work experience

Nov 2009Present

VM Consulting

Some of her projects include:

~ YPO Americas Gateway (Miami) - Coordination for couples retreat group visit (Nov 2010)

~ Sintec Tur (Buenos Aires) - Group travel programs and events

~ Latin Explore (Denver) - Travel program designs for Argentina

~ Oliveira Café y Restó (Buenos Aires) - Set up and coordination of delivery and special events

~ Dicitex (India) - research and marketing on sales in Buenos Aires

~ Lincoln School (Buenos Aires) - 2011 event organization

~ Coordination of the Volunteer Department at The Language Experience (Buenos Aires)

~ Set up and coordination of group travel programs in Argentina for Elderhostel (Boston)

~ Fundraising for the Banco de Alimentos (Buenos Aires)


Sep 1986May 1990

Bachelor of Science in Management

Bentley University