Quality Management International

strategy, execution, operations

Analysis | Planning | Leadership | Development | Management

Raymond W. Suarez

 

Ray Suarez is President of Quality Management International.  An entrepreneur and business owner, Ray has also worked as a diplomat, venture capitalist, strategic planner, and financial analyst. 

 

Ray has earned the prestigious designation of Certified Management Consultant (CMC) granted by the Institute of Management Consultants in recognition of achieving the consulting profession’s highest standards of competence, professionalism and ethical conduct. He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and has achieved certifications by SHRM as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR).  He is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), and the Project Management Institute (PMI).  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of IMCUSA.  He has previously served as Chairman and President of the IMC National Capital Region, on the Board of the National Association of Investment Companies' Management Consulting Group, and as director, advisor and principal to numerous client and affiliated enterprises.

 

Prior to founding QMI, Ray served as Vice President of Broadcast Capital Fund, Inc., with responsibilities for investment development, portfolio management, operations, and general management of a media and communications private equity investment firm.  He previously served as Senior Planner for New and International Business Development at CBS, Inc where he developed new products, business strategies and financial models, and analyzed markets and competition for the diversified media company.  He is a former Economics and Commercial Officer for the U.S. Department of State where he developed and promoted U.S. trade and investment in Nigeria, forecasted Nigerian economic performance, and earned the U.S. Foreign Service Meritorious Honor Award.  He has also worked as a Financial Analyst with the First National Bank of Boston, evaluating products, markets and financial performance of existing and prospective clients, projecting demand for loans and services, and formulating and presenting recommendations to management.

 

Ray is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program on Entrepreneurship, the National Association of Small Business Investment Companies' Venture Capital Institute, and the Dale Carnegie Sales Institute.  He holds certificates in Strategic Leadership of Diversity and Inclusion, and Business Coaching for Workplace Learning and Performance. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Harvard College, and a Masters in Business Administration with concentrations in marketing, industry and competitive analysis, and entrepreneurial management from the Harvard Business School.