Our Current Legends International Projects Team and their Core Competencies

Dan R. Cheatham II

Core Competencies:

  • International Trade and Commercial Relationships
  • International Corporate Growth Strategies
  • Product Planning, Positioning and Management - Investment and Industrial Goods
  • Product Commercialization
  • Project Management (MBO)
  • Global Marketing Strategies / Market Access and Entry
  • Communication and PR Activities
  • Market and Sales performance analysis
  • International Contract Negotiation
  • Fiscal budgeting and Budget application
  • Physical Capital Investment Strategies
  • IT Technology Implementation and Utilization
  • International Teambuilding and Performance Enhancement and Incentives
  • Business Founding, Structuring, Modification and Refinement
  • Native level fluency in German 
  • 20+ Years European Corporate
  • Experience, Internal and External
  • Double BA: International Affairs, Germanic Languages, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Certificate in International Trade 2011 - World Trade Center

Mercedes Johnson

Core Competencies:

  • Auditing: Financial Accounts, SOX, Compliance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Performance Reports (Budget, Actual, Cashflow, Treasury, Tax)
  • Consolidation
  • French taxes, social security and HR law
  • Managing ERP software change
  • MidCap Companies, Energy, Oil and Gas Sectors
  • Definition and Rollout of Shared Service Center Procedures
  • International Contract Negotiation
  • WTO Law
  • Native level fluency in French, Fluent in Spanish and Italian
  • 5 years experience French Corporate
  • MA: International Affairs and Business
  • Double BA: English Literature/Spanish Language

Brent Werner

Core Competencies:

  • Startups: Founding, Structuring, Modifying and Refining
  • Consumer Product, Product Design, Development and Packaging
  • Product Life Cycle and analysis
  • Market analysis and Segmentation 
  • Product sourcing - Vendor screening and selection
  • Marketing Strategy and rollout
  • Tradeshow Representation
  • Product warehousing and distribution
  • International supply chain, transportation and logistics
  • Importing and Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the US
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Configuration Management
  • Government Contracts
  • Lean Principles and ISO 9001:2008
  • Working knowledge of Polish, German and Spanish
  • MBA
  • Double BS: Engineering/Business
  • Completing Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) - APICS
  • Completing Certification in International Trade - World Trade Center

Izabela Lundberg

Core Competencies:
  • Executive/Team Leadership
  • Global Business/Human Capital Management
  • PR & Public Affairs
  • Strategic Organizational Development and Planning
  • Win-Win Negotiations
  • Multicultural/Diversity Strategic Communication and Training
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Global Trend Forecasting
  • Training/Coaching/Public Speaking
  • P&L Budget Management
  • Business/Program Development
  • International Relations
  • Institutional Capacity Building
  • Project/Program/Product Management
  • B2B/B2C/E-Commerce
  • Interpretation, Localization, Translation, Content Writing
  • Social Media/IT Technology Implementation and Utilization
  • Native level fluency in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian, Fluent in Swedish and Slovenian
  • 5+ Years European Corporate Consulting
  • MA Candidate 2012: Leadership and Organization
  • Double BS: Business Management/Global Business