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MBE Profiles

Rafael Marrero MAJORITY OF CLIENT CONNECTIONS

Founder & CEO HAVE BEEN MADE THROUGH THE COUNCIL
To learn more about
Rafael Marrero & Company Rafael Marrero & Company specializes in vendor and project management services. The firm assists minority-owned,
veteran-owned, woman-owned and small businesses in becoming strategic suppliers in the state and federal supply chain
visit through certifications. The company assists its customers in increasing their capacity through well-defined, proven growth
www.rafaelmarrero.com plans.
Past and present clients include Cube Care Company, Spotswood Consulting, Business Escalation, Inc., Primoris Services
or call 888- 595-6221 Corp., Cardinal Construction, U.S. Department of the Navy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Geological
Survey, General Dynamics Information Technology, Mission Essential Personnel, Jacobs Engineering, Stress Engineering
Services and Structured Cabling Solutions.
The firm employs seven managers and 50 seasonal project-based contract employees. In this family-owned business,
Rafael Marrero’s wife, Lina, is Administrative Assistant and “Director of First Impressions” at the firm’s Coconut Grove office.
Their daughter, Ana Agosto, and her husband, Frank Agosto, are the team’s Certification Specialists and Public Safety and
Healthcare Industry Consultants. Marrero’s nephew, Jonathan Serrano, is the firm’s Small Business Financing Solutions
Manager.
The firm’s professional accolades in 2015 include securing Better Business Bureau (BBB) accreditation with an A+ rating
and nominations for the coveted 2015 Supplier of the Year Award by the Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development
Council, as well as the prestigious “Doing Good While Doing Well” humanitarian award. In addition, Marrero recently
became Chairman of the MBE Input Committee on Federal Government Contracting for the SFMSDC.
Marrero credits the SFMSDC with opening many doors for the firm and allowing its employees to create wonderful
business and personal relationships. In fact, the majority of the firm’s recent client connections have been made through
the Council’s networking events.

GENERAL MOTORS, TOYOTA, FORD, ROLLS ROYCE & PORSCHE

ARE BRANDS IN PORTFOLIO

Prestige Auto is an event production, media fleet management, marketing and communications company specializing in
the automotive industry. Representing more than 30 automobile manufacturers, Prestige Auto’s client portfolio comprises
almost every brand sold in North America, including General Motors, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler,
Dodge, Fiat, Nissan, Infiniti, BMW, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Ford, Lincoln, Jaguar, Land Rover, Audi, VW,
Porsche, Hyundai and Subaru.

Marcello Serrato While still in high school, Marcello Serrato founded Prestige Auto Care, a car-wash company specializing in luxury and
exotic vehicles. Today, Prestige Auto is headquartered in Miami, with an office in Atlanta, and has 40 employees. The family-
President managed business consists of Rene Serrato, General Manager of the Atlanta office; Angelo Serrato, General Manager of the
Miami office; and Tony Serrato, Senior Account Executive.

To learn more about Prestige Auto’s numerous awards include: the Motor Press Guild (National Automotive PR Survey by MPG) Award six years in
Prestige Auto visit a row as the top vendor in the U.S., the 1998 Chrysler Quality Fleet Award for Outstanding Service, the 2008 Multi-Cultural
www.prestigeautos.com or Award of the Year, 2009 Terry Jackson Memorial Award presented by SAMA for outstanding contributions and service to the
call 954-428-6689 South Florida automotive community, the 2010 Hispanic Target Magazine Top Entrepreneur in Florida award, the 2013 TUMI
Award, the 2013 SFMSDC Supplier of the Year award in its class and the 2015 Colombian Example of Tenacity presented by
Negocios Magazine.
Serrato supported the development of the Southern Automotive Media Association and has been a member of its boards
of directors as Treasurer and Chairman since it was established.

James Champion BURGER KING, FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT & KRAFT FOODS

President ARE SOME OF CSG’s CLIENTS
To learn more about
Champion Services Group James Champion is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Champion Services Group (CSG), an HR consulting
visit www.csgway.com firm. Champion is a seasoned, forward-thinking HR professional with more than 40 years of experience in corporate HR
or call 305-871-4866 practice and administrative management. He received a B.S. in education from Alabama A&M University. Champion earned
a master’s in liberal studies from the University of Miami, and has also completed an advanced master’s-level curriculum
in labor relations at Rutgers University. Champion is certified by the American Management Association (AMA) in the
training of adults and is also a Florida Supreme Court Civil and Family Mediator, EEOC Certified Investigator and National
Certified Fraud Examiner. Prior to establishing CSG, Champion held executive human resources positions at Ryder System,
Merrill Lynch & Co., United States Department of Labor and Chase Manhattan Bank.
CSG customizes human resource solutions for its clients. CSG’s training design and delivery processes are based on
interactive learning experiences through group and individual discussions and exercises. The company’s training delivery
style is fast-paced, exciting, thought-provoking, participatory and fun. CSG has experience working with federal, state
and local government agencies, as well as major corporations, small businesses, institutions of higher learning and not-
for-profit organizations. The company designs and delivers large-scale and intimate training and educational processes
for clients on subjects that include change management, conflict management, cultural competency, diversity and much
more. CSG has more than 200 years of collective human resources and management consulting experience working
with clients including Burger King, Florida Power & Light, University of Miami, Kraft Foods and International Longshore &
Warehouse Union.

MasTec $ 4.31 Billion Machado Garcia-Serra $ 92.00 Million
52.32 Million
SDI International Corp $ 1.10 Billion Bernd Group $ 52.00 Million
51.08 Million
MBEs Liberty Power Corp $ 879.31 Million John Keller $
50 Million
ranked among the Quirch Foods $ 765.39 Million Softech International $ 48.3 Million
LARGEST HISPANIC-OWNED
companies in the U.S. United Data Technologies $ 175.11 Million Colonial Press International $

Spanish Broadcasting System $ 146.28 Million Solo Printing $

MCM $ 124.252 Million

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