Meet Hazel Valdez, a seasoned project management professional with an impressive record in strategic planning and execution. Hazel has a reputation for delivering results as a big-picture thinker while paying exceptional attention to details. With an outstanding ability to lead cross-functional teams, she's an excellent communicator, able to impact and inspire her team to achieve successful business outcomes.
Hazel has a passion for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has been an active community builder, engaging people from different groups to work on initiatives that bring about change and sustainability. Her experience in impactful marketing and an entrepreneurial mindset has made her a master networker, an excellent public speaker, and presenter. Hazel's education includes a Project Management Certification, Big Data Design Presentation Certification, and Biotech Basics for the Non-Scientist Certification.
She has been professionally involved with organizations such as Oregon Bioscience Incubator and OTRADI, Feisty Palate Culinary Management & Consulting, LLC, and PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) to mention a few. Hazel has served in different capacities, including as a consultant, operations manager, sous chef, event operations coordinator, and marketing contractor, among others. With extensive experience in marketing and client accounts, social media marketing, and communications, she is an excellent fit for any organization that requires outstanding project management skills, a passion for diversity and inclusion, and excellent team leadership capabilities.