Managing Partner
Chad Huemme is a seasoned executive with a unique blend of public, private, non-profit, and entrepreneurial/startup company experience. He has led the growth of venture backed and self-funded startups and served as executive leader with P&L responsibility in divisions of global, billion dollar public companies.
Chad has also worked as an independent business consultant with clients on sales/marketing, operations, HR and IT strategy. His industry experience includes desktop, enterprise, and web software application development, business process outsourcing (BPO), supply chain management, marketing automation, eCommerce, social media, and IT strategy.
Chad earned his undergraduate degree from Westminster College and holds a graduate degree (MBA) in finance from Northeastern University. He is currently an adjunct professor at Suffolk University (Boston – MA), teaching MBA students in the International Business and Strategy department.

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Senior Marketing Manager
Daniela Rouskova 
is a marketing professional with 10 years of cross-functional leadership background. She has the ability to spearhead and coach successful teams to deliver outstanding results in a fast-paced environment. 
Her experience includes strategic management, marketing research, conceptualizing, designing, delivering and measuring consumer-driven marketing campaigns for multi-national companies.
Additionally, Daniela is the Vice President of National Association Women MBA in Boston working on engaging, empowering and excelling women into leadership positions.
Daniela received her Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications and her MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from Suffolk University Boston.

Senior Technical Analyst
William Spang
’s past experience includes developing web applications at a very early age and progressively building upon his skills and experience, which ultimately led to him founding a number of technology-based startups. He is actively doing research on “Big Data” expert systems, machine learning and the future of artificial intelligence. His current focus is on refining a machine learning algorithm used in predicting international corporations chance of success in the US market. At the IEC he supports client technology deployment and build internal databases for the purpose of business success forecasting.

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Marketing Manager
Laurie Bishop is a seasoned Customer Success/Sales Professional highly skilled at exceeding customer needs in service of company goals. She has diverse experience ranging from corporate account management of global accounts in a large telecom, to customer service/sales in starts ups such as an online buyer of precious metals to direct selling of organic non-toxic products, event planning with the wonderful non-profit Sailing Heals, and travel professional. 
She has earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from Northeastern University and an MBA from Babson College.


Technical Analyst
Jesse Phillips
works as a business analyst and consultant for IEC. He primarily performs market research, and develops go-to-market strategies as well as assisting with investment and capital funding opportunities. Jesse’s expertise is drawn heavily from his experience in Silicon Valley, where he was selected as one of the youngest members into the inaugural class at Draper University. There, he was immersed in startup and venture capital culture, and gained experience developing, refining and pitching companies to investors. In his subsequent work at Draper Fischer Jurvetson he managed acquisition and funding data.Jesse received his BA in Communication Studies with a minor in History from The College Of Wooster.

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Financial Analyst
Nick DeSantis has been with the IEC since the summer of 2015. He has worked in a variety of functions during his tenure. He primarily focuses on developing financial models for clients to express the market opportunity of entering the US market. Nick provides outsourced accounting services for clients including: cost management, bookkeeping, software implementation, financial strategy, tax reporting and filing. He also assists in market research during the preliminary phases of a new project.
Nick received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. 


Project Manager
Martha Mace is an entrepreneur, having founded her first company at the age of 20. Has held a management position through all her companies' phases, from corporate communication services, multimedia, book, and DVD publishing, to digital marketing. As the coordinator of the editorial team, overviewed content acquisitions, product line-up definition, messaging, packaging and budgeting for publishing. Having published more than 4500 products, has extensive experience in all aspects of publishing with respect to HR, production, distribution, and financial management. Martha earned her degree in Computer Science from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

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Practice Director
Andrew Whitney has worked extensively in both the United States and Argentina, having lived and been educated in both countries. In Buenos Aires he worked for his family’s insurance business where, amongst other things, he helped implement a significant cost cutting program, new IT systems, and reintroduced the company to the global reinsurance market. Later, while working for a reinsurance broker in Buenos Aires, he participated in the privatization of the pension system in Argentina in the early 1990’s. Throughout this time he maintained contacts in the agribusiness sector of Argentina. In Boston, Andrew worked for Marsh & McLennan in handling the international needs of large local clients. Later, in Atlanta, he started a wine importing company focused on French and Italian wines while at the same time dedicated extensive time to non-profit work. He has been on the boards of two schools and numerous community organizations and the largest park in the city of Atlanta. Andrew has a BA in History from Trinity College (CT) and an MS Management from the Hult International Business School


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