Raquel joined Gerber Kawasaki as a Client and Operations Associate.
Raquel was born in Sao Paulo in Brazil and moved to the United States in 2001 to pursue her International Business career. Before moving to California Raquel worked in Brazil and in New York City for institutions like the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Nortel Networks, Enterasys Networks, and Knoll Inc. Prior to joining Gerber Kawasaki, Raquel acted as Trade and Marketing Officer for the Consulate General of Brazil in Los Angeles where she had the opportunity to work in several projects to promote Brazilian products and services in the United States, as well as to attract foreign investments into Brazil. Riverside County presented her a “Distinguished Diplomat Award” for her services in promoting international trade in Southern California and she earns a certificate from an UCLA extension sequential program with focus in marketing and branding for the creative industry.
Raquel is passionate about assisting others and has done pro-bono consulting and acted as a volunteer for institutions with focus on Brazil and other Latin American countries.
When not in the office, Raquel loves spending time with her family and her dog Smokey, as well as dancing flamenco.