Counselors to America's Small Business
Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting Major-&nbsp; University of Karachi Pakistan</p>
MBA- Marketing Major- Univeristy of Karachi Pakistan</p>
MBA- Finance Major-- Western Illinois University, USA</p>
Mr. Batista has had over thirty years of experience in the Health Care Industry. In 1987 he earned a Bachelor degree in Health Services Administration from Florida International University. He has worked in several of the major hospitals in Dade and Broward Counties of South Florida. In 1993 he went to work for the Principal Financial Group as an Insurance Agent until 1996, when he went on to become an independent broker. In 1997, he started Insurance Answers INC. where he advises clients such as individuals, corporations, partnerships, organizations, and associations. He shows his clients how to save on their taxes and help protect their assets by placing different benefits through the company. In 2004 he established a DBA Answers4Funfding to help his clients with the Factoring needs of their invoices, making it so that they would no longer have to wait 30 to 60 days to get paid, giving them access to cash sooner. Answers4Funding can also help with equipment lease funding such as hardware, software, vehicles and large machinery. We provide Purchase Order Funding to help you with your manufacturing needs, especially with B2B and B2G. In 2009 he became a partner with (IAUSGC) International Association of U.S. Government Contractors to provide services and assist its members in addition to the Marketing of the Association to the general public of small businesses in the capacity of District Sales Manager. Sense 2011 acts in the position of National Sr. VP of Operations for the Association. We provide Coaching to Small Businesses to teach them how to sell their services and product to the Federal Government without Bidding and Red-Tape.
Florida International University BHSA, Health Service Administration 1985 – 1987
Retired senior executive with a background in high technology industries. My experience includes engineering and research management, product development, manufacturing and operations in government (NASA), industry (semiconductor manufacturing equipment and aerospace/defense) and academia (Visiting Professor at the University of Connecticut). I have worked in both large and small businesses as an intrapreneur and entrepreneur, In recent years I have served as a business and technology consultant to a number of major corporations as well as several small start up companies, engaged in strategic business planning and development as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (Now New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering), B.S.E.E.<br />
New York University, School of Engineering, M.S.E.E.<br />
University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering </p>
Alverta Lopez is the president of APL Solutions, LLC. Her primary focus is on winning and maintaining contract awards in the areas of Management Consulting (as it relates to Administrative Management, Human Resource Consulting, Telecommunications Consulting, Staffing Services, Project Management and Contracts Management). The company's primary focus is to help companies improve performance, comply with complex regulations, enhance infrastructure and stimulate growth. Our responsibilities include all aspects of the day-to-day operations as well as providing consulting services to clients who are interested in getting into the Federal space.
Prior to owning APL Solutions, LLC, Ms. Lopez served as the President of a full ground transportation company for over 6 years. Her responsibilities included Managing Projects, administering the management of the corporation, its employees and consultants and providing leadership to the team. She was the lead person responsible for the signature and audit of invoices, checks, releases, Billing, Accounts Receivables/Payables, and other documents in the name of the company. I was also responsible for executing Teaming Agreements (NDA/Joint Venture's (JV) ); overseeing contracts and proposal preparation; as well as hiring the right staff to support senior management as well as other Government Officials.
Before becoming president, Ms. Lopez served in a number of Billing, Finance and Contract support roles. She managed support staff; developed processes and procedures, provided Process improvement plans and Training Guides to be used by all employees and worked on several Government Contracts with GSA, making sure we were in compliance with the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) from a billing perspective, managed Accounts Receivables/Payables/Collections . Ms. Lopez has a track record of being able to reduce accounts receivables. Previous Federal/Government project work included services to the following agencies: MCI/Verizon, AT&T, Winstar, and a Consultant to MODIS, Inc.
<p> <strong>BS, Mathematics, </strong>Elizabeth City State University, NC, 1982. Computer Science - Minor.</p> <p> <strong>Certificate, Mathematics</strong>, Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, 1981. Computer Science - Minor.</p>
Management Consulting - Manufacturing Operations and Materials Management (supply chain)
Staff level Supply Chain Manager - all aspects of SCM, from forecasting to distribution - Fred Jones Manufacturing - automotive remanufacturing for Ford and GM warranty programs
Logistics Consultant for UniGroup's 3PL - specializing in business development and logistics solutions development
Supply Chain Analyst and Program Manager for USTRANSCOM
Double BS - Management and Marketing, Missouri State University</p>
MBA - Oklahoma City University</p>
MPS - Supply Chain Management, The Pennsylvania State University</p>
Foreman - Leeds & Northrup (instrumentation)
General Manager - LG Nestor, Inc.(scientific glassblowing)
Ass't to Technology Group VP - Singer Co.
GM - Ballantine Labs (test instrumentation)
GM - Cavitron Ultrasonics, Inc.(ultrasonic dental and medical equipment)
Group VP - Cavitron Corp (ultrasonic instrumentation, medical devices).
VP - IPCO Corp
President - Hospital Supply Division, IPCO Corp.
Group VP - IPCO Corp (dental prosthetics, blood and plasma collection, medical instrumentation)
GM - Silhouette Optical US (eyeware frame distribution)
GM Granada Hospital Group (hospital TV services)
President Sonokinetics, Inc. (ultrasonic orthopedic surgical instrumentation)
Novartis Corp Federal Government Contracting Manager
Government Consulting Services (pharma consulting, contracting with the Federal Government)
BS Physics - Fordham University</p>
MBA - Wharton School of Finance</p>