Currently, Marisa is Employee and Brand Communications Manager at the corporate headquarters of United Parcel Service (UPS) in Atlanta, where she works in collaboration with the communications team to inform, engage, and empower the company's almost 400,000 employees regarding key internal and external initiatives.
As a seasoned corporate communications, PR, public affairs, marketing, and media relations professional with experience working with domestic and international non-profit and for-profit organizations and companies, Marisa has effectively developed, led, and executed strategic communications and relationship-building initiatives over the past 16 years.
José "Rafi" Rodríguez is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico. He attended the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez where he obtained Bachelors in Science in Chemistry. A Distinguished Graduate from the United States Air Force ROTC program, he received a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force in 1978.
He later obtained a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a Masters of Science in Systems Analysis from the University of West Florida. Rafi Rodriguez dedicated over 25 years working on research, development and program management of weapon systems to provide combat superiority to the Unites States Air Force. In 2004, Rafi Rodriguez retired from military service with the rank of Colonel.
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