Our Team

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Frank Otero
President &
Chief Executive Officer

Miami / New York
305.666.3456 / 212.685.0578

About Frank

Mr. Frank Otero, is the founder, President & CEO of PACO Technologies, an international consulting firm that specializes in providing Program Management and Construction Management services to the transportation and infrastructure industry.. Mr. Otero’s accomplishments include initiating a strategy initiative to advance the awareness of the benefits of configuration management to our industry. As the industry’s pioneer and leader he has successfully developed an methodology based on the principles of configuration management that when formally implemented and integrated into the project management process has proven to mitigate the impact that design and construction contract changes have on cost overrun, schedule slippage, claims and litigation avoidance. Mr. Otero was appointment to the Board of Directors representing the Business Member Board of Governors of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), a national and international trade organization whose mission is to advocate, strengthen and improve public transportation; Appointment to the Board of Directors of the National Transit Cooperative Research Program, an organization responsible for authorizing and overseeing over $10 million annually in transportation research grants; Execution of a formal collaborative agreement with Rutgers University Voorhees Transportation Center to jointly conduct research and further the advancement of Configuration Management at both the academic and industry level.

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Huiqin (Ann) An
Senior Vice President
& CFO

New York
212.685.0578 Ext. 305

About Ann

Ms. An has been with PACO Technologies since 1998 and is responsible for managing all financial operations, contract management, and financial strategic planning for the organization, and serves as strategic adviser to the President/CEO. Prior to joining PACO, she was a Professor of international business for 10 years in the University of International Business and Economics. Ms. An holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Montclair State University and BS in Economics from the University of International Business and Economics.

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Howard Sackel
Senior VP
& Regional Manager

New York
212.685.0578 Ext. 304

About Howard

Howard Sackel, Sr. Vice President and Regional Manager brings to PACO more than 40 years of professional experience in the transportation field, with an emphasis on program and project management of major rail and transit system “new starts,” expansion, and other capital projects including aerial structures and tunnels with above grade and underground stations.  He has managed major transit programs from conceptual planning through design, construction, and startup for several transportation agencies across the U.S. including the LIRR’s East Side Access project and the proposed ARC tunnel in New York, Miami’s Metrorail system and elements of the transit systems in Pittsburgh, PA, Cleveland, OH, Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC.

Mr. Sackel also served as Transit Industry Leader for major consulting firms such as URS and O’Brien Kreitzberg and worked in a lead role for Amtrak, New York’s MTA and the Port Authority on major project initiatives.  Mr. Sackel’s experience also includes review and improvement of organizational structures, governance and oversight of the implementing agencies as well as the processes and procedures for managing large and small capital projects.

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Lewis Mintzer
Vice President,
Business Development and Marketing

New York
212.685.0578 Ext. 307

About Lewis

Lewis Mintzer, Vice President of National Business Development and Marketing brings over 25 years of marketing and business development experience at AECOM, the world’s largest engineering consulting firm, to PACO Technologies.

At AECOM, he supported marketing and proposals, business development initiatives and pursuits in aviation, rail, highways, water, parks, and government, educational, and entertainment facilities.

For the past decade, Lewis has been an adjunct professor in a graduate-level course he created titled “Marketing for Construction Management and Engineering Services” at the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University.

Lewis also has worked in a leadership marketing capacity for AMEC, Dames & Moore, O’Brien-Kreitzberg, and also was an internal consultant at NJ Transit, Metro-North and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

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Jorge Reinosa
Senior Configuration
Management Consultant

Miami
305.666.3456 Ext. 205

About Jorge

Mr. Reinosa has over 15 years of experience as the senior configuration management consultant and performing software consulting, integration, implementation, training, and customer support for city and state agencies across the country and internationally. He is an experienced software system trainer, having performed train-the-trainer, end-user training, executive stakeholder training, and administrative training in a classroom environment and via web-based delivery for agencies across the country.

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Ina Arqimandriti
Accounting
Manager

New York
212-685-1245

About Ina

Ina Arqimandriti is a competent Accounting Manager with over three years of experience in accounting. She is responsible for managing all aspects of accounting and HR such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, timekeeping, benefits, performance reviews, employee records and more. She works closely with our CFO and assists in the company’s financial operations, contract administration and maintaining the company’s policies and procedures. Her responsibilities also include communicating with our clients, preparing project invoices according to contract terms and insuring their timely submission, managing PACO’s MDBE certifications and providing assistance and information to other departments whenever needed. Ms. Arqimandriti holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Baruch College and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Accountancy.

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Rajender Bekkary
Senior
System Analyst

Miami
305.666.3456 Ext. 204

About Rajender

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Philip Mok
Marketing &
Proposal Manager

Miami / New York
212.685.0578 Ext. 314

About Philip

Philip Mok is a pursuit management professional with 6 years of international, multidisciplinary experience in business development, marketing/public relations, contracts, and project management. He has worked for the Republic of Korea National Assembly on the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement, former Maryland Governor and Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, and has contract management experience on mega CapEx EPC (Engineering, Procurement, & Construction) and A/E/C (Architecture, Engineering, & Construction) projects spanning the Energy, Petrochemical, Water, Environmental, and Transportation sectors, including:

• $54 Billion Chevron Gorgon LNG Project (Sea Modular Transportation, Oil & Gas)
• $411 Million Dow-Mitsui Falcon Chlor-Alkali Project (Petrochemical)
• Est. $19 Billion MTA East Side Access Project (Construction)
-CQ032 Plaza Substation & Queens Structures
-CM013A 55th Street Ventilation Facility
-CM009 Manhattan Tunnels Excavation
• Est. $20 Billion Hudson Yards Project
• ~$700 million World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center

With a proven track record of driving profit and reducing risk, as well as an extensive history of working with Fortune 500 clients, he currently manages the strategic pursuit process for PACO Technologies.

An alumnus of the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Government and Politics, he holds a Certificate in American Cultures, and Minor degrees in Asian American Studies and Korean Studies. He also holds certificates in Project Management, Contract Management from the University of Southampton, and Intercultural Communications from Shanghai International Studies University.

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Stacie Rosa
Office Administrator

New York
212.685.0578

About Stacie

Ms. Rosa has over 8 years of Office Administrator experience and 4 years of Accounts Payable experience. Her duties include but are not limited to scheduling, organizing and coordinating business meetings and conference calls, supporting all departments in the day to day activities, helping employees with various questions, requests and more. Ms. Rosa works closely with our Accounting Manager and also assists with aspects of HR such as hiring process, benefits, organizing employee records and insuring their confidentiality. Her responsibilities also include the use of our project management system, ccsNet, and insuring that all project documents are properly organized in there. Ms. Rosa is a valuable member of our team and her supportive role insures that the business’s daily activities are handled effectively and in a timely manner.

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Sandra Marcela Acuña Peña
Office Manager

Bogotá
57.1.645.6933

About Sandra

SUMMARY:

Ms. Acuna has for the past five (5) years, as the Office Manager, have been responsible with a variety of activities and responsibilities pertaining to the establishment of PACO Technologies LLC Colombia S.A. branch office in Bogota. These duties and responsibilities have included assisting in the legal formation of a foreign company, establishing bank account and financial accounting system, human resource administration, business development activities, marketing, promotion, website development, legal compliance, contract administration, client relations, etc. Duties have also included coordination of intercompany activities between the branch office and the corporate headquarters.

Ms. Acuna is bi-lingual and very proficient with the English language, both written and communication, which has been extremely useful with regards to communicating and coordinating activities between the Colombian office and the corporate headquarters in New York City. She has excellent computer skills with extensive knowledge of Microsoft and various graphics software applications as well as social media. Ms. Acuna is presently completing her thesis and is expected to receive her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration on November 2016.

WORK HISTORY:
COMPANY NAME: PACO TECHNOLOGIES LLC, SUCURSAL COLOMBIA S.A.
POSITION: Administrative Manager – January 2014 to March 2016

Responsibilities:

Monitor financial analysis for cashflow and allocation of monthly operating expenses
Administration of office staff;
Monitor contract performance and evaluation of the performance of all business processes and personnel involved in each of project;
Development of strategies for meeting the strategic goals and revenue projections of the organization;
Coordinating marketing campaigns;
Recruitment and selection of technical and professional staff;
Monitor government websites for public procurement opportuitiies, includess reviewing the procurment, GO, NO-GO process, attending pre-bid conference, proposal preparation and submittal;

COMPANY NAME: PACO TECHNOLOGIES LLC, SUCURSAL COLOMBIA S.A.

POSITION: Administrative Assistant – January 2011 to Dicember 2013

Responsibilities:

Assist in legal establishment of the branch office in order to be in compliance with Colombian laws in order for the company to do business as a foreign corporation.
Filing all paper work with the governmental agencies required in order to legally operate.
Assist in opening and maintaining the local bank account and establishing the vendor accounts and payroll
Establish the SIIGO system, for accounting control of expenditures and revenues, balance sheet and income statement of the local company.
Estabish and coordinate the monthly and bi-monthly tax filings
Coordiante the activities of the external accountant and bookkeeper.
Provide corporate headquarters with monthly financial reports writing letters, reports, records, key performance indicators dependencies.

COMPANY NAME: AECSA (LAW FIRM)

POSITION: Administrative Assistant – December 2007 – April 2008

Responisbilities:

Variety of office duties including answering telephone, coordinate calendars and scheduling appointments;
Customer support.
Processing incoming mail and correspondence and forwarding to appropriate staff.
Preparation of periodic reports on activities.
Perform any other duties related to the position.

COURSES/SEMINARS:

Training Course: “integrated management and operating information system”, by (SIIGO); January 2012.

Seminar: “The extraordinary power of digital marketing”, issued by (International Leadership Institute and INILID WORLD GERENCIAL);

Course: Instituto Meyer Plaza de las Americas – English

SOFTWARE SKILLS:

Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Acrobat
CcsNet
Social Media (Outlook 365, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, sky business).

EDUCATION:

University studies: Fundacion Universitaria Los Libertadores
Bogota
Graduation 2016

High School: Politecnico Universal de Capacitacion
Bogota, 2006

LANGUAGES: Spanish Excellent
English Good

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Rogers Alexie Hoyos Acuña
Configuration Technician

Bogotá
57.1.256.1498

About Alexis

Studies:

  • Universidad Uninpahu, Bogota, Colombia
  • International and national seminar for the implementation of a PGD standards. COLOMBIA SAGINFO 2014.
  • Theoretical and practical seminar theoretical and practical tools for proper document management. PRISMA SOLUTIONS INFORMATION.
  • Public relations seminar marketing and advertising. NLC.2009.

Experience:

  • Monitoring, controlling, coordination and management of contracts executed in the city of Bogota to clients in the public and private sector, as the Aval group, Invias, Special Administrative Unit Central Board of Accountants.
  • Support and technical assistance specified in Document Management through documentary ccsNET specialized software.
    also do activities like, documentary organization, document management, update document retention tables, documentary transfers, document final position
    organization of accumulated funds documentary
  • Internal official communications received and sent those within the entity through ccsNET-PQRS software
  • Control and monitoring official communications management
  • Training in document management units
  • Trade promotion in the technology sector
  • Review and integration of information for proposals for public procurement, logistics, procurement, general administrative support