Our Team

YVONNE ADDISON, MBA,PMP
YVONNE ADDISON, MBA,PMP
Partner

PROJECT MANAGEMENT, ENGINEERING, AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST

Experience

Yvonne brings over a decade of hands-on Engineering, Project Management and Leadership Experience incorporating facility integration, operations strategy, business development and cost efficiencies. Yvonne is the owner and lead project manager for Addison Prime.

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering -UTSA
  • Master’s Certificate in Applied Project Management -Villanova University
  • Master of Business Administration -UTSA
  • Project Management Professional since 2013
  • Lean Facilitator

Affiliations & Associations

  • Project Management Institute, Alamo Chapter Member
  • UTSA Alumni Association Board Member – President
  • Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) STEM Industry Advisory Council Member
  • University of Texas at San Antonio Research External Advisory Council Member
  • Co-Founder of UTSA’s College of Engineering Alumni Council
  • Junior League of San Antonio Member -Past President

BUSINESS IMAGE, PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND MARKET RESEARCH STRATEGIST

Experience

Gloria De Valdes has an extensive background in television broadcasting, having been on screen for 10 years in Mexico and subsequently here in the US.

She has been involved in creating the public image and launch strategy for several startups, to make them more appealing to their target audience.

Given she has worked in two different countries she has gained a unique perspective of the needs of different markets and prospective targets.

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications –  Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Master’s Degree in Public Image Engineering – Colegio de Consultores en Imagen Pública®
  • Languages: English, Spanish and French
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GLORIA DE VALDES
Partner
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GLORIA DE VALDES
Partner

BUSINESS IMAGE, PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND MARKET RESEARCH STRATEGIST

Experience

Gloria De Valdes has an extensive background in television broadcasting, having been on screen for 10 years in Mexico and subsequently here in the US.

She has been involved in creating the public image and launch strategy for several startups, to make them more appealing to their target audience.

Given she has worked in two different countries she has gained a unique perspective of the needs of different markets and prospective targets.

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications –  Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Master’s Degree in Public Image Engineering – Colegio de Consultores en Imagen Pública®
  • Languages: English, Spanish and French
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RICARDO NAVARRO, MBA

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

Experience

Ricardo has a diverse background which includes the launch of several startups in different industries and even countries. He is a Partner and Vice President of DOMO Construction, a General Contracting company based out of San Antonio.

Having helped over a dozen startups get off the ground in the US, Mexico and Ecuador, he has experienced firsthand the challenges this process brings. Getting involved in various stages , from Inception, business plan development and fundraising.

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Marketing Westhill University
  • Executive MBA -UTSA
  • Languages: English, Spanish and French

FINANCIAL, RISK MANAGEMENT, AND SURETY STRATEGIST

Experience

Drew Addison’s experience spans throughout many different areas of service, including commercial insurance, risk management services, and surety. Within the surety industry, he has the experience and relationships with most of the major surety carriers to market and place commercial license & permit bonds, contract payment and performance bonds for private, state, and federal contracts ranging up to $100,000,000+.

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – University of Texas at San Antonio (Magna Cum Laude)
  • General Lines Agent: Property & Casualty
  • General Lines Agent: Life, Accident, Health and HMO
  • Secondary Marketing Research Certification -University of Texas at San Antonio
  • CFMA Cindy P. Dennis Scholarship Recipient (May2016)
  • North Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lab Graduate (2017)

Affiliations & Associations

  • North Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lab Alumni – Member
  • National Society of Leadership and Success – Inductee
  • Hispanic Contractors Association – San Antonio
  • ABC Future Leaders Task Force
  • ABC Future Chapter Support Committee – Chair
  • ASA Membership Committee

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DREW ADDISON
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DREW ADDISON

FINANCIAL, RISK MANAGEMENT, AND SURETY STRATEGIST

Experience

Drew Addison’s experience spans throughout many different areas of service, including commercial insurance, risk management services, and surety. Within the surety industry, he has the experience and relationships with most of the major surety carriers to market and place commercial license & permit bonds, contract payment and performance bonds for private, state, and federal contracts ranging up to $100,000,000+.

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – University of Texas at San Antonio (Magna Cum Laude)
  • General Lines Agent: Property & Casualty
  • General Lines Agent: Life, Accident, Health and HMO
  • Secondary Marketing Research Certification -University of Texas at San Antonio
  • CFMA Cindy P. Dennis Scholarship Recipient (May2016)
  • North Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lab Graduate (2017)

Affiliations & Associations

  • North Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lab Alumni – Member
  • National Society of Leadership and Success – Inductee
  • Hispanic Contractors Association – San Antonio
  • ABC Future Leaders Task Force
  • ABC Future Chapter Support Committee – Chair
  • ASA Membership Committee