Luis Luciani: Managing Director
Luis A. Luciani serves as Owner and Managing Director of ASAP Miami.
Luis has more than nineteen years of experience in the search and recruiting industry, managing a distinctive portfolio of International clients and have placed more than 4,000 professionals.
Prior to starting ASAP Miami, he served as CFO of ASAP Venezuela. ASAP Venezuela being one of the largest executive staffing firms in Latin America.
During his years at ASAP Venezuela, he developed strategies to maintain a “boutique- like” service to clients and candidates and continue to give clients a competitive advantage by timely providing the right talent.
ASAP has built their portfolio of candidates carefully scrutinizing talent and delivering the fit that would add a long term value to the client. He has worked with major clients such as Pepsico, Millicom (tigo), Telefonica, Halliburton, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Heineken, Campbells Soups, Shell as well as with non-profit organizations such as Florida Breast Cancer Association.
Luis served as board member of the Venezuelan- American Chamber of Commerce (2009 through 2011), holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Financial Engineering, is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) by the American Staffing Association (ASA) and completed various courses and seminars on Entrepreneurial Management and Family Business from Babson College and the Kellogg School of Business. When he is not at ASAP he enjoys spending time with his 3 daughters, wife and BBQing.
Adriana Wejc: Director of Key Accounts
Adriana is an energetic and outspoken professional with Human Resources and Sales background. She delivers results and has strong negotiation skills. Prior to ASAP she worked as an Executive Assistant and Sales Strategist for Global Companies and prior she worked in Venezuela for an excellent banking institution in the Human Resources Department. Adriana was looking for a business development and Human Resources position, she was presented with the opportunity to join ASAP in June 2011 as a Senior Recruiter and Business Development Position.
Adriana describes ASAP as a connection, a network. We all connect with each other in every department and work towards the same goal. She believes the ideal office environment is a dynamic office space where motivation and energy are always present. Adriana is a fast- paced professional, she has been a Top Performer Recruiter and Business Developer since she Joined ASAP.
She is a Miami Heat Lover, and believes her mission is having excellent client relationships and making her candidates and clients happy.
Jessenia Padilla: Key Account Manager
Jessenia attended Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela, obtaining her Law degree, with a Specialization in Management and a Minor in International Law.
During her career, Jessenia has worked extensively in both the public sector and for private organizations; that broad-based professional experience, combined with her multidisciplinary educational background, has allowed her to develop strong conflict resolution, adaptability, and critical thinking skills, which gives her a clear understanding of the needs of both ASAP candidates and clients.
Outside of work, the music plays on, with most of her free time spent with her daughter.
Veronica Diaz: Recruiting Manager
Veronica is an HR professional with more than 20 years of experience in different HR fields such as talent development, recruitment and HRIS implementation for leading venezuelan and international companies in the banking and telecommunications industry.
Veronica holds an Industrial Relations’ Degree from Universidad Católica Andres Bello in Caracas and has a Diploma in Change Management and a Diploma in Emotional Salary. She is a Certified Solution Consultant ERP – SAP HCM. She is very committed to their team, honest and communicative.
She likes cooking, going to the movies and spend quality time with her family.
Fernando Ponce: Business Development Manager
Fernando holds a Master in International Business and it’s currently an MBA candidate from two U.S. accredited Universities. He is very enthusiastic and likes to bring positive energy every day.
Prior to ASAP, he worked as an Assistant Manager for the Fortune 500 company, Sherwin Williams. Before that he worked with three of the most prestigious companies in his native country Ecuador, like Movistar, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, and Swissotel Quito.
In his free time, Fernando likes to play the guitar, workout, and spend time with his friends. Additionally, he loves learning new techniques on how to unlock the real power of the mind.
Angie Stiassni: Accounting & Finance Manager
Angie holds a degree in Business Administration, a Major in Management and a Diploma in Management and Globalization from Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela. She’s entrepreneurial, proactive, a fighter and a visionary. She has worked many years in different enterprises developing her knowledge in Human Resources, payroll, paying taxes, labor legislation, accounting, marketing, and translations.
Prior to ASAP, she worked in Controlca, S.A which is a subsidiary of Inelectra, S.A.C.A for 3 years as an Administration and Human Resources Manager, She was in charge of the payroll, paying taxes, labor legislation, accounting, among others.
In her free time, Angie enjoys doing Jiujitsu, Kickboxing and cooking new recipes.
Eudy Luciani: Sales Coordinator
Eudy is a proactive Customer Assistant Manager with a sales background. He has worked as a sales executive, inside sales representative and relationship banking specialist.
Eudy holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising from Universidad Alejandro de Humboldt (Venezuela) which made him a creative and problem solver professional. On 2021 he was promoted to Sales Coordinator to support our efforts in the sales team.
When he is not at ASAP he enjoys playing soccer, reading, and spending time with his family.
Veronica Gonzalez: Jr. Account Manager
Veronica is an HR Specialist at ASAP. As an account manager, Veronica brings the combination of high discipline and teamwork to yield positive outcomes. She has developed listening skills and worked on building interaction approaches which bring benefits to candidates and clients for job opportunities. This skill guarantees an ideal customer interaction in addition to positive communication with other members of the team. Veronica is well developed as a team player.
She commits to the company’s obligations. She enjoys offering support to her team members and contributing to their individual excellence at work.
Veronica holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Florida International University and also an Industrial and Organizational Psychology certification. In her free time, she enjoys exercising and spending time with her dog.
Dahiana de la Vega: Talent Acquisition Partner
Dahiana de la Vega is an experienced Talent Acquisition Partner with years sharpening her skills in different HR roles, including HR Business Partner and HR Generalist. This has helped her develop a great eye for matching the right talent for the role needed to make the best team possible.
Prior to joining ASAP, Dahiana has succeeded in roles at Johnson & Johnson, TEVA pharmaceuticals and Citrix.
She has excelled in working with developing HR departments in the LATAM region and uses her bilingual skills effectively to help put together a winning team. Dahiana has earned a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s (MBA) in Business Administration from Florida International University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and riding her bicycle with her family.
Carla Navarro: Recruiting Manager
Publicist and Graphic Designer by academics, Carla has a cross functional career within Regional HR with vast experience in a multinational setting.
Carla is an introvert-extrovert, a cat lover, enjoys the beach, believes in doing more of what makes her happy and uses yoga as a tool to calibrate and balance her life. She also likes to build wood furniture and listens to hard core metal.
Zaraid Veliz: Sourcing Recruiter
Zara is a highly committed recruiting specialist, with more than 2 years of experience working at ASAP and previous freelance experience. Great professional with 2 bachelor degrees in EFL Education and Commercial administration.
She specializes in several industries such as finance, telecom, manufacturing, and marketing. Zara was one of the top 3 recruiters in 2018 and 2019.
She enjoys sharing her knowledge and be part of the training process for her team. Zara is a great asset to the company.
Samanta Canton: Sourcing Recruiter
Samanta is a recruiting professional with 4 years of experience in the recruitment industry, with a background in Venezuelan law. Started her career as a Recruitment Coordinator with a Videogame Startup and move to freelance contracts as a sourcing recruiter for a variety of staffing agencies through UpWork. She got her JD equivalent degree in 2014 from Universidad de Carabobo, Venezuela.
This experience has helped her to adjust to any situation, her eagerness to learn new things, research and understand every new role drives her to achieve her goals.
In the last year, she has successfully recruited roles such as: Software developer, Online Marketing Manager, Executive Assistants, Cx Designer, Product Manager, Brand Marketing Manager, Customer Service Reps, Maintenance Technicians, Financial Systems consultants, among many others.
Dimas Ibarra: Sourcing Recruiter
Dimas is a responsible and dedicated worker that provides a human touch while doing business relations with clients and candidates alike.
He holds a Degree in Psychology from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela, and with his knowledge in human behavior, he seeks to provide a candid and friendly service in his job.
In his free time, Dimas enjoys reading books and watching movies, as he is very passionate about the arts and social sciences.
Maria Alejandra Marquez: Sourcing Recruiter
María Alejandra holds two bachelor’s degrees in Law and Liberal Arts from Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela. She’s a passionate writer and specialist recruiter with broad experience in recruiting the best professionals in the market for several industries.
She started her career as an intern in the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and worked in several companies where she pursued her path as a content writer and specialist recruiter.
She’s a responsible, organized and emphatic worker. In her free time, she loves reading, exercising and exploring new makeup techniques.
Joseph Giannandrea: Sourcing Recruiter
Joseph is a Sourcing Recruiter at ASAP where he matches the requirements of our clients with the right candidates in the market. Prior to ASAP, Joseph was a Human Talent Analyst at Lear Express Courier Services.
Throughout his career, Joseph has also been known as a member of other international companies and corporate solutions firms. Joseph holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education specializing in HR Development from Universidad Central de Venezuela.
He loves learning languages and considers himself as a respectful, collaborative and innovative person.
Carolina Gutierrez: Sourcing Recruiter
Carolina is an energetic and passionate person, who loves working in Human Resources. She holds a degree in Psychology from Universidad de La Sabana in Colombia. She has knowledge in Neuromarketing, Development, Training, Wellbeing and Recruitment Processes.
Prior to ASAP, Carolina worked as a human resources intern in Merck and as a Customer Service Representative in Teleperformance.
She loves studying, spending time with her family and friends, watching series and traveling.
Yessica Navarro: Sourcing Recruiter
Yessica holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages with a Major in Translation and Interpretation from Universidad Central de Venezuela. She is fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish.
Before becoming a recruiter, Yessica gained experience in journalism, teaching, speaking, sales, and tourism. After discovering the recruiting world, she knew which career path to follow. Yessica has worked with clients in many different industries and is always prepared to give her best to her clients.
In her free time, Yessica enjoys dancing, hiking, and writing short stories.
Martha Salas: Sourcing Recruiter
Martha has 4 years of experience in the world of Sourcing and Recruitment path. One of her greatest achievements was been in charged and managed a Sourcing team.
She is a very dedicated person, gives more than is expected, likes to do, and performs her best. She loves languages, French, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
Passionate, courageous, not afraid to tell the truth. In her free time, Martha enjoys reading, painting, spending time with family, and is a fan of horror movies.
Estefany Escalona: Administrative Assistant
Estefany is part of the sourcing recruiters team. She holds a degree in Translation and Interpreting from Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela. Prior to ASAP, she worked as a Customer Service Representative in RSV Outsourcing and as a Freelance Translator.
Her hobbies are listening to music, reading mystery books, teaching, cooking, and exercising.
She describes herself as a very cheerful, caring, and organized person. She’s an advocate for children’s education and childhood without violence.
Aurimar Barrientos: Commercial Assistant Manager
Aurimar holds a degree in Teaching of English as a Foreign Language from Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador-Instituto Pedagógico de Caracas (Venezuela) and a Teacher Trainee certification from the British Council. Prior to ASAP, she worked as an English/Spanish instructor to young learners at different institutes for 8 years.
She was responsible for conducting small and big groups, lesson planning, and assessment. Although she did not have experience in sales, she has been the Top Performer twice in 2020 and currently supports the Marketing department as the Marketing coordinator.
She is very optimistic, positive, and cheerful. In her free time, Auri enjoys learning from different cultures and languages, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends.
Rafael Blanco: Commercial Assistant Manager
Rafael holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from Universidad Central de Venezuela, and a Master’s Degree in Internacional Business from Universidad Metropolitana (Venezuela).
Priot to ASAP, he worked as a Purchasing Manager and a Foreign Trade Analyst. During his academic training and work, he has acquired experience and a strong bargaining power that has allowed him to get the most suitable time to close and/or arrange international trading conditions.
Key skills: communication, strategic and functional analysis, market analysis, teamwork, and leadership.
Tomas Sarmiento: Commercial Assistant Manager
Tomás is Business Administration graduate from Universidad Metropolitana with a Diploma in Finance, he is currently finishing his Masters Degree in Finance at the IESA in Caracas, Venezuela.
His work experience is mostly in sales, his previous work was as a New Accounts Manager in an online shop of Outdoor Sports called Movatik and right now he is working as a Commercial Assistant Manager in ASAP.
His hobbies are playing and watching any type of sports and going out with his friends. Tomás is a team player, a hard worker and has a goal oriented personality.
Ana Corina Rosales: Commercial Assistant Manager
Ana holds a degree in Mass Communication and a major in Marketing and advertising from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, in Caracas, Venezuela. Prior to ASAP, she used to work, for a few years, in an advertising company called Manne Productions as the general manager of social media and production.
She was in charge of reviewing department projects, clients, teammates, and needs. Cori is very responsible, charismatic, perseverant, and friendly.
In her free time, she enjoys going to the cinema, spending time with friends, hiking mountains, and cooking.
David Agudelo: Commercial Assistant Manager
David is currently studying International Business at EAN University (School of Business Administration) in Bogotá, Colombia. He has worked for two years in the BPO & Contact center industry, thus managing contact with clients in different countries and in different languages, of course he has given support for web platforms and their sale, he has also served as operations supervisor in teleperformance for at least 9 months, currently enjoys being part of the sales team, is passionate and enjoys learning about new cultures and languages.
As for his free time, he enjoys adventures, and landscape photography, he also always looks for high-impact emotions due to his taste for adrenaline, of course without neglecting his family and friends with whom he certainly also enjoys spending time.
Daniela Velasquez: Commercial Assistant Manager
Prior to ASAP, she has worked as an English teacher and as an Account Executive in a private jets aviation company, she was in charge of the entire sales cycle, taking new opportunities and turning them into a long-term partnership and suggesting innovative ideas to improve customer experience.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening to some music, baking, and learning new languages. She enjoys facing new challenges every single day because that brings purpose to her life.
Alejandro Olmos: Commercial Assistant Manager
Alejandro studied Social Communications at Universidad Central de Venezuela and also is certified in Veterinary Auxiliary and Inbound Sales. He’s a proactive, highly motivated, and disciplined hard worker who loves challenges.
Prior to ASAP, he has worked on startup companies for the last 5 years including a Technology Development company when he was in charge of the full sales process, In another Staffing company as part of the sales team, and as Coordinator on a Real Estate/Tourism Australian company.
Maria Arnias: Marketing Specialist
María is a Certified Marketing Specialist in different areas; Marketing Strategy, Social Media Content, Community Manager, Web Development and is currently in the process of obtaining a certification in Mobile App Development.
Before working at ASAP, she worked in two Advertising Agencies in Venezuela for 4 years. In addition to Marketing, Maria has a certification in Professional MakeUp and Personal Development. She has experience in Modeling Agencies and has been a Model of different Venezuelan brands.
She enjoys teamwork, facing new challenges, and loves to acquire new knowledge. In her free time, she likes to go to the gym, meet new places, watch TV series and spend time with her family, friends, and dog.
Marco Rodriguez: Interim Finance & Accounting Manager
Marco has a degree in Public Accounting from Universidad Santa Maria, in Caracas, Venezuela. He’s proactive, easily adaptable & objective.
Prior to ASAP, he used to work for a few years in Deloitte, one of the Big 4 firms, as an External Financial Auditor; gaining knowledge in different industries, working primarily on a Multilateral development bank & different companies of the Financial sector; being in charge of reviewing the financial information, payroll, expenses, income & other areas of his assigned clients.
In his free time, Marco enjoys riding on his bicycle, watching TV shows, listening to music and spending time with his loved ones.