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  • We are Growth Advisors.

    We are a management advisory firm that combines in-depth customer knowledge with practical expertise in marketing and communications to help clients create sustainable business growth and reach new heights. Our single-source accountability is comprised of a unified network of experts with years of combined experience in their respective industries. We provide your organization with a fresh perspective, a proven process that invests in the outcome, and the tools necessary for successful execution.

     

    Core Specialities:

    Strategic Planning // Marketing Strategies // Brand Strategy & Architecture

    Lead Generation & Management // Sales & Business Development // Internal Communications

    Digital, Social & Mobile Marketing // Public Relations Planning & Crisis Management

    Business Intelligence & Analytics // Customer Loyalty & Advocacy

     

  • Who We Are.

    Antonio Duarte-Pino

    Antonio Duarte-Pino

    Founder & Chief Marketing Advisor

    Antonio is a marketing executive with 20 years of experience contributing to the growth of market leaders in Puerto Rico, the United States, and Latin America.

     

    He has worked with international brands such as HSBC, Banistmo and Banco Popular. He also served as Deputy Secretary of Economic Development of Puerto Rico, leading marketing efforts to encourage investment, job creation, and business development in the Living Sciences, Export Services, Tourism, Commerce, and Agriculture sectors.

     

    Antonio's work has been recognized in several international festivals, including the first and only Cannes Lions' Gran Prix Award for Puerto Rico and winner of nine other Cannes Lions in the last seven years, for different projects and companies.

     

    In 2013, Antonio participated in the 1st mentor program for Chief Marketing Officers in Cannes led by Jim Stengel, former P&G Global Marketing Officer, as part of a selective group of 25 international marketing executives.

     

    In 2015, he founded DuartePino, a marketing communications consulting firm specializing in growth strategies for scale-ups in Puerto Rico.

     

    Antonio has a B.A. in Communications and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Northwestern University in Chicago. He has also served as a professor at the University of Puerto Rico and Sacred Heart University.

    Jessica Cruz Nieves

    Jessica Cruz, Lic. R. 203

    Managing Partner & Senior Comms Advisor

    Jessica is a licensed public relations professional and managing partner of DP Communications, a DuartePino subsidiary that focuses on communications strategies for local scale-ups and established corporations. Her love is for strategic storytelling that connects people and brands and is passionate about big ideas, especially those that are built through collaboration and truly listening to the needs of a company's audience.

     

    With 20 years of experience in marketing communications, she specializes in corporate communications and employee relations, developing efforts for B2B and B2C brands, especially in the banking, technology, and retail sectors. Her career encompasses working for both global and local brands such as Evertec, Banco Popular, and Lopito Ileana & Howie in Puerto Rico.

     

    In 2011, Jessica founded Ing3nio Communications and Like Interactive, digital communications firms specializing in public relations strategies. She is a community builder, who in the last 5 years has focused her efforts on the development of communication strategies to create communities and generate engagement and brand advocates in owned media.

     

    Through Ing3nio, Jessica also established a communications hub in the Caribbean for international clients like Sony Latin America, Quality Consulting Group, Cisco, among other market leaders. Other past clients include Oriental, Casa Febus, and Iniciativa Comunitaria.

     

    Jessica holds a B.A. in Commercial Advertising from the University of Puerto Rico and an M.A. in Communications and Public Relations from Sacred Heart University.

  • Our Specialized Advisors.

    Cristina Cruz, Senior Marketing Advisor

    Cristina Cruz

    Senior Marketing Advisor

    Maria D. Villarejo, Marketing Advisor

    Maria D. Villarejo

    Marketing Advisor

    Hector Ortiz, Marketing Advisor

    Héctor D. Ortiz

    Marketing Advisor

    Mariel Nigaglioni, Marketing Advisor

    Mariel Nigaglioni

    Marketing Advisor

    Natalie Rodriguez, Marketing Advisor

    Natalie Rodríguez

    Marketing Advisor

    Orlando Rodriguez, Junior Marketing Advisor

    Orlando Rodríguez

    Junior Marketing Advisor

    Pedro Medina, Content Advisor

    Pedro Medina

    Lead Creative Advisor

    Angelica Ayala, External Financial Advisor

    Pablo Arroyo

    Content Advisor

    Tala Laswell, Content Advisor

    Tala Laswell

    Content Advisor

    Miriam Ramos, Junior Creative Advisor

    Miriam Ramos

    Junior Creative Advisor

    Kevin Molina, Junior Creative Advisor

    Kevin Molina

    Junior Creative Advisor

    Luis R. Pérez, External Legal Advisor

    Luis R. Pérez, Esq.

    External Legal Advisor

    Angelica Ayala, External Financial Advisor

    Angélica Ayala, CPA

    External Financial Advisor

  • Our Experience.

    We have experience working with market leaders, growing in their main market and going global by exporting to the US, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Under outsourcing models, we provide growth advice for both scale-up and startup businesses.

     

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    Alivia Health

               

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    Fulcro Insurance

               

    Centro Casas

               

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    Nacho Libre

               

    Government of Puerto Rico

               

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    Gasco

               

    Spotery

               

  • Fractional + Collaborative

    We provide Fractional Executives to support your company reputation-building initiatives and ultimately, growth. Fractional CMOs are a cost-effective means of applying expert marketing leadership to your team without the full-time overhead costs associated with hiring a top-level executive. Our marketing advisors work as an external member of your company’s executive management team, available for strategic projects and coaching services. We become an extension of your company as a seamless outsourcing solution.

     

    Our team is made up of seasoned executives with vast experience in diverse sectors to drive optimal business growth.

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    Fractional

    CMO

     

    Part-time executive addition to your staff, bringing a new perspective to shape up strategy and manage implementation.

     

    strategic project consultant marketing

    Strategic Project

    Consultant

     

    Consultant to drive the strategy and make sure the project delivers results on time.

     

    Coaching &  Advisory Services marketing

    Coaching &

    Advisory Services

     

    Consultant advising C-level executives and mentor your company’s marketing leader and make big things happen.

     

  • Contact Us

    In DuartePino, we combine in-depth customer knowledge with practical expertise in marketing and communications, bringing real-world experience and perspective to crystallize strategy and manage implementation.

     

    Contact us to learn more about growth strategies for your organization.

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