juanita-ramos-corum-photoJuanita Ramos

BUILDING COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE FOCUS AND PASSION. ASSISTING GLOBAL COMMUNITIES TO LEVERAGE RESULTS. CREATING PARTNERSHIPS WITH LIKE-MINDED INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES THAT EMPOWER EACH OF US TO GO A LITTLE FARTHER. ASSIST SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS GROW.

EXPERIENCE

OWNER, M2M RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, UTAH — 2012 – PRESENT
Assist new-to-market women/minority owned businesses to penetrate prospective markets through established resource networks. Working with diverse communities, for over twenty years, I produced and created events which assist organizations with resource and economic development, strategic planning, marketing, leadership and organizational change.

M2M TRADITIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN MEDICINE, UTAH — 2000 – PRESENT
Taught by 22 Native American Elders, I offer traditional medicine to non-tribal people. Receiving the blessing before a large gathering of medicine people, I was given the responsibility of carrying the sacred medicine bag. Many people with various physical, emotional and mental afflictions have, and continue to, seek this medicine from all continents.

COO/PARTNER, CUTTING EDGE PHYSICAL THERAPY, UTAH — 2011 – 2013
Responsible for increasing bottom line business by 38%. Created diagnostic and treatment program for companies to utilize onsite employee treatments. Launched collaborative approach to patient treatment, which resulted in faster recovery. Designed a community
outreach platform for those without medical insurance.

PRESIDENT/CEO, IMAGINE STUDY USA MEDIA GROUP, SEATTLE, WA — 1996 – 2004
Designed and launched a series of international student recruitment exhibitions in 11 countries. Events attracted a daily average of 62,000 affluent students and parents to US institutes of higher education. ISUSA assisted US education to become a top US export, contributing $15B to the higher-education export industry for five years in a row.

SKILLS
Event Productions
• Imagine Study USA (18 countries in partnership with US Department of Commerce / Department of
State)
• Expo-Estudiante: U.K. based international student recruitment magazine and exhibition in Colombia,
Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Mexico)
• US Pavilion within COMDEX – IT Exhibition
• US Pavilion within MIDEM – “The” international music festival in Paris
• Seattle Court “School to Court to Jail®” youth prevention program
• Parent Network Summit®
• City of Seattle Education Summit
• City of Seattle & King County Gang Summit

Project Management
• ARCO British Petroleum, Gathering Centers, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
• By Kids 4 Kids®
• Music 4 Hunger & Education USA®
• Jazz in the Sky®
• State of Washington Blue Ribbon Task Force & Campaign Against Child Abuse & Neglect
• Honor Peace Day® Utah – August 20, 2008
• Salt Lake County Community Mobilization Partnership Personal/Parent Empowerment Network® (PEN)
• Kearns Youth Leadership Development Project®
• United Women Consulting, Inc.
• Breathe BE Green® Global Awareness Campaign
• African Chamber of Commerce “Uganda Seattle Conference”
• HBO “Faces of Addiction”
• Stand Together Against Rape (STAR)
• NEXUS Media, London, UK
• Riders for Global Health
• Partners for Applied Technology & Health (PATH)
• Columbia Tower Club “Executive Business Ambassador Program”
• Connecting Africa’s Digital Divide (Liberia)
• FireFreeze Inc.
• American Urban Radio Networks
• Ensign Film Foundation
• Sixty-Second Productions
• HeavenBound Musik
• Brave New World Entertainment and Foundation
• Syntek Global Inc.
• GoldFingaz Music
• Jimi Hendrix Foundation
• Puzzle with Me
• Bloom Energy
• Cutting Edge Physical Therapy
• Adopt-A-Native Elder
• Utah Governors Native American Summit
• Scherer Leadership Institute, Leadership Development Intensives
• CJET Global Student Insurance
• Earth Mothers Ancient Remedies Products
• Park City Utah “Solstice Flute School”
• Wildland Firefighters Foundation

Community Service
• Seattle School Drug & Alcohol Advisory Committee,Weapons & Drug Free Zones
• Seattle Public School District Seattle Safe & Drug Free Schools Committee (Co-founder)
• Seattle Public Health & Safety Network
• Slingerland National Institute for Literacy
• It’s About Time For Kids Leadership Council
• PATH: Partners for Applied Technology and Health (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
• King County Washington Criminal Justice Master Plan
• Women’s Global Leadership Group
• International Student Advisory Committee
• U.S. Department of Justice Drug Prevention Project
• Washington Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect – Blue Ribbon Campaign Committee
• Volunteers of America Utah
• United Way Project Leadership
• Happy Healthy Human Beings (H3B) Park City – UT
• National Tongan American Society of Utah
• Tongan USA Rugby Association
• USA Volleyball
• Intermountain Volleyball
• Westminster College
• CARE
• World Vision
• Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources
• Wildland Firefighter Foundation
• Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center

Honors and Awards
• Outstanding Leader Community Proclamation, Governor Mike Lowry, Washington State
• Community Leader Proclamation, Governor Gary Locke, Washington State
• Alliance for Education “Community Education &Transformational Leadership”
• Seattle Community Public Health & Safety Proclamation, Governor Gary Locke, Washington State
• United Way of King County “Leadership Award”
• Dr. Martin Luther King “Making A Community Difference” Award
• KOMO/American Broadcasting Company “Hometown Hero” Award
• United States Drug Enforcement Administration “Community Leadership & Hero”
• United States of Department of Commerce International Trade Administration “Executive Export Award”
for Imagine Study USA (8 years)
• Salt Lake County Community Mobilization Partnership Proclamation, Peter Corroon, Mayor and Michael
Jensen, County Councilman
• Honor Peace Day Proclamation, Dennis Nordfelt, Mayor, West Valley City, UT
Featured interviews and Media
• TBN: “Importance of International Students”
• Comcast Networks: “International Students and Terrorism Facts”
• HBO: Faces of Addiction Project
• Global Channel One: “Filipina Americans & What are they Contributing?”
• HBO: “Youth Violence – Solutions & Options”
• Honor Peace Day, Salt Lake City, UT
• Leadership on the Move
• Lakewood Skating Foundation – Naming Rights Campaign
• Seattle Times “Parent Network Summit”
• Salt Lake News Tribune “Honor Peace Day”
• KSL News 5, Salt Lake City “A Day of Peace”
• Salt Lake Tribune “Kearns Youth Leadership Development” Project
• KSL News 5, Salt Lake City “The Impact of Youth & Gun Violence”
• Wasatch Woman Magazine, Salt Lake City
• 20th Anniversary Mountain Express Magazine, Park City, UT 2013 Fall Edition,
• Park City Magazine “Colors of Park City”
• Salt Lake Women’s Business Center, “This is Me!”
• Patients for Safe Access to Medical Cannabis

USA Clients
Alaska Airlines, City of Seattle, Seattle Public School District, Oregon Community Credit Union, Ports of
Seattle/ Bellingham/Tacoma/Portland, Pacific Coast Hospitality, Red Lion, Nexus Media, COMDEX, Juicy
Couture, Enron, American Urban Radio Network, E.J. Williams Group, MVP Performance, Slingerland
Institute, ICEO, Integrity Institute, Pierce County Public Works, Sprinker Recreation, Starbucks, Habit Shift,
Executive Coaching Network, Anne E. Casey Foundation, Seattle Parks & Recreation, Future Learn Institute,
Bainbridge Island Graduate Institute, Seattle Community College District, The Turner Media Group,
Windermere Real Estate, Les Mills USA, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, British Petroleum, Sohio, ARCO
Oil and Gas, Corbis, Cascade Bank, Washington Bankers Association, Cancer Care Northwest, Swedish
Hospital, Volunteers of America, Communicades Unidos, Multicultural Health Network, JLD Development,
Zermatt Resort, FireFreeze USA, Sargent Steam, JLD Development. Volunteers of America Utah, UFit4Life,
USA Volleyball, Intermountain Volleyball, Westminster College Volleyball Team, M. Bridget Cook – Author,
Paoli Design, Utah Governor’s Office, Impact Training Center, Puzzle With Me, Molly’s Miracle Soap, Bloom
Energy Corporation, Cutting Edge Physical Therapy, United States Embassies: Argentina, Brazil, Chile,
Colombia, Italy, Greece, Mexico, Peru, Spain,

International Clients

Africa
• Government of Uganda, former Ambassador to Uganda
• African Chamber of Commerce
• National Social Security Fund – Kampala
• Uganda Housing Finance Co., Nsimbe Holdings
• Minister of Education & Sports
• Senior Presidential Advisor to AGOA & Trade – Uganda Government of Liberia
• Government of Namibia

Americas
• Buenos Aires Herald
• AFS Programas Interculturales
• Ambassador Luis Maria Riccheri
• Ministerio de Cultura Y Educacion
• Fulbright (Buenos Aires)
• Aerolineas Argentinas
• Office for Congress & Conventions
• Tourism Promotion Corporation
• Instituto Chileno Norteamericano
• Asociacion Venezolano Americana De Amistad – Venezuela
• General Consul of Brazil
• Crowne Plaza – Sao Paulo
• Inter Americano
• Escuela Colombiana De Ingeneria – Bogota
• Colfuturo Foundation of Colombia

Europe
• Study Abroad Italy, Schiller International University, MPA Madrid, Open Society Foundation- Romania,
• K3Media – France, Orbit Europe,
• Consul General-U.S. Embassy Athens
• College Year in Athens,
• Futura – Athens, Campus –Milan
• American – Hellenic Chamber of Commerce –Athens, ASBA Turkey, Center for Overseas Education
Services – Istanbul
• Inter-Continental Instanbul, The Bosphorus Istanbul

Asia
• IPR – Seoul
• Nanzan University, Japan
• US Embassy, Seoul, South Korea
• American Indonesian Exchange Student Foundation, Malaysia and Thailand

Middle East
• Embassy of the United Arab Emirates
• Cultural Division Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
• DalilUSA Qatar
• First USA Student Corporation Rydiah, Saudi Arabia

REFERENCES

  • Honorable Jon Huntsman, Jr., (Former) Governor Utah / Ambassador, China / Presidential Candidate
  • Leslye Moore, Director, Project Welcome Home, Art of Living Foundation
  • Jaren L. Davis, President, JLD Development / President, National Association of Realtors, Utah Homebuilders
  • Eric G. Holder, Attorney General, United States of America
  • Janet Museveni, First Lady, Uganda
  • Thomas Sipe, VP, Production, Bloom Energy
  • Paul J. Cutrona, VP Global Development, SNC Lanavin Energy
  • Honorable Edith Ssempala, Former Ambassador, South Africa and Uganda
  • Gary Locke, Secretary, US Department of Commerce / US Ambassador to China/ Former Governor – Washington State
  • William J. Corfitzen, US Department of Commerce International Trade Division