Meet our Team
Tu Espacio Consulting Group is a high-caliber team that works in a coordinated way to offer comprehensive advisory services in different areas of expertise to our community of innovators and entrepreneurs.
A team of experts ready to colaborate with you
Our consultants work as a team in a coordinated manner so members of Tu Espacio can rely on the support of a trusted group of experts. The members of Tu Espacio have direct access to advice from all the consulting team and 30 minutes per month of free advice.
Consultant and Founder
Miguel is a visionary, an entrepreneur and a community leader. He holds a Business Degree in Accounting, with honorific mention, and a Master’s Degree in Administration of Organizations. Miguel is the President of Innova International Corporation, a Canadian company focused on the identification and management of innovative technological projects and commercial opportunities. Miguel is also Director of the Board with the Canadian Council for the Americas Alberta, an organization that facilitates networking opportunities and business links between Canada and the Americas. Miguel Cortines is the Founder and President of Casa Mexico Foundation, a non-for-profit organization which organizes and support relevant programs and activities to showcase the best of Mexico abroad, and to create more understanding of Mexico culture, Latin American heritage and Spanish language.
In previous professional endeavours, Miguel was the Senior Account Manager for the Global Petroleum Show, one of the largest trade shows in the world. He also worked at the Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs as the Director of Economic Affairs and Community Relations with the Consulate of Mexico in Calgary. In his early career, Miguel was a team member of Freyssinier Morin, an accounting and consulting firm, subsidiary of Ernst & Young in Mexico City.
Miguel's skills and consulting expertise include the areas of organizational management, strategic planning, international business, corporate engagement, government relations, community development and event planning. Miguel is fluent in English and Spanish.
Entrepreneur, senior consultant, corporate affairs manager, and project leader with 15+ years of experience in technology, specialized in digital tools and strategies to increase companies' productivity and sales.
Elsa has collaborated with different organizations to find the best way to bring more opportunities to talented people and especially worked to empower women in tech. She has also given conferences, workshops, and webinars to entrepreneurs in México and Canada to help them consolidate their businesses and get into the digital era.
In 2006, Elsa co-founded ADWEB Solutions, a digital consulting firm specializing in E-Commerce and Data-driven Marketing. Since then, she has worked with thousands of companies and helped them to become more competitive using the power of data, analytics, and digital transformation for marketing and sales.
In 2021 Zigatta, a Technology Solutions Company from the USA acquired ADWEB Solutions, and Elsa joined Zigatta's Management Team as VP of Marketing & Strategy in charge of the global recognition of the company and the expansion to Canada.
Entrepreneur, Data Scientist and Digital Strategist with +15 years of experience in technology, innovation and data analytics.
Aldrey has developed strategies and solutions in Digital Transformation, E-commerce, Data Science, Business Intelligence and Digital Marketing for national and international companies, governments, small businesses, and corporations in Mexico, USA and Canada.
In 2006, Aldrey co-founded ADWEB Solutions, a digital consulting firm specializing in E-Commerce and Data-driven Marketing. Since then, he has worked with thousands of companies and helped them to become more competitive using the power of data, analytics and digital transformation for marketing and sales.
In 2021 Zigatta, a Technology Solutions Company from the USA acquired ADWEB Solutions, and Aldrey joined Zigatta Management Team as VP of Growth & Innovation in charge of developing new lines of business for Data & Analytics, AI/Machine Learning and generating growth from innovation initiatives.
Jessie Ceballos is an Organizational Consultant, Mindful Leadership Specialist, Speaker, Master Coach of Life and Business. Jessie is graduated in Human Resources and Conflict Resolution Management from Mount Royal University. She has studied Positive Psychology and Neurolinguistic Programming. She is a Member of the Canadian Association of Positive Psychology. Jessie Ceballos has more than 18 years of experience at diverse global corporations in the fields of human resources management, the development of leaders based on the practice of mindfulness, and in the identification of evolution strategies in both personal and business aspects. Jessie helps entrepreneurs to discover and align their life purposes with the vision and growth of their businesses. She focuses her work on the exponential development of individual capacities and alignment with the infinite possibilities of expansion and success, identifying the true power through the elevation of personal energy.
Patricia specializes in the area of mental health and well-being. She is the founder of Silver Health Inc. which offers Individual and corporate services in the area of Clinical Psychology, & Individual Coaching. Her company also offers consulting services for organizations in the area of Inclusion Training & Development. Patricia has more than 18 years of experience working with Personal and Business Development. She has a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Calgary, a Specialization in Education and is a Registered Provisional Psychologist at the Alberta College of Psychologists.
She is also recognized for her work in the area of integration into a new culture and immigrant transitions. Patricia is passionate about helping clients find their life vision in the personal and professional areas. Its practice is an integrative approach of the human being creating the balance of the mind, the body and the spiritual dimensions. Currently, Patricia belongs to the AIT Advisory Immigrant Table – The City of Calgary and is a Mentor for the professional mentoring programs of CCIS and Center for Newcomers.
Adriana is an energetic professional with a solid background in areas such as business development, public relations, human resources, marketing and sales. Adriana has a wide breadth of experience working for established international companies, such as Danone, Pfizer and GE Capital, as well as experience working at the community level. She is a social media, content marketing and communications strategist. She helps clients uncover, create and amplify their personal branding through social media and professional development workshops. During her career, she has always taken great pride in demonstrating a high level of professionalism, strong project management skills, first-rate customer service and superior communications skills. Adriana is a regular speaker, moderator and participant at conferences on networking, mentorship, community building and the arts. She has served as a liaison between senior management, organizational teams, sponsors, community partners, government institutions, media and clients.
Currently, as Corporate Outreach Liaison at CCIS, she builds partnerships and assists internationally trained professionals to find employment opportunities by establishing and nurturing key connections within the business community. In addition, she is the Event and Public Relations Manager for “ICAI” Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation, a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting and connecting immigrant artists with community partners and the business community. Adriana is also the Public Relations specialist for “Unganisha” A dance theatre extravaganza that educates, promotes and connects dancers, performers, artists and the public with Black History and African roots.
Her professional experience includes several years working in the education field. She uses these skills to volunteer with the Colombian Consulate, as well as other institutions, facilitating instructional ESL workshops to vulnerable minorities.
Carlos is a licensed lawyer in Mexico, residing in Calgary. He specializes in oil and gas, project financing and real estate. His practice focuses primarily on financial advising for projects such as commercial, residential and mixed-use developments, negotiation and development of strategic alliances and joint ventures, real estate and oil and gas. Carlos has also represented numerous clients in dispute resolution matters. Before SMPS, Carlos founded SOLORZANO CORPORATION and served for several years at a top-tier Canadian law firm assisting several clients in successfully establishing their businesses in Mexico.
Carlos also worked for Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Consulate in Calgary being responsible for Mexico-Alberta economic affairs and providing potential investors with guidelines for conducting business. Before moving to Canada in 2002, Carlos practiced law with top-tier law firms in Mexico representing Mexican and non-Mexican clients.Carlos obtained his degree in Law from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 1998. He participated in the Private, Public Partnerships Course and the Private Equity Transactions Course of Osgoode Law School, York University, in the years of 2006 and 2007, respectively, and the Alternative Dispute Resolutions Course in Alberta, Canada, in the year 2007.
Carlos has extensive experience in sector-specific audit services, mergers and acquisitions, negotiation and implementation of joint ventures and strategic alliances, mainly for the oil and gas sector, as well as real estate transactions involving commercial, residential and mixed-use developments. Carlos is a member of the Mexican Bar Association and of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce, in Mexico City. Carlos is fluent in English and Spanish.
Andrea is originally from Venezuela and came to Calgary in 2008. She speaks both Spanish and English and has experience in both Civil and Common Law Systems. In 2009, Andrea graduated with honours as a Venezuelan lawyer from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB) in Caracas, Venezuela. She received an award in recognition of merit, perseverance and academic performance from the Dr. Caracciolo Parra Leon organization.
During her studies at UCAB she worked as a Legal Student in two law firms where she was exposed to and worked on diverse legal issues, learned court procedures and gained a deep understanding of law principles and legal operations under the Civil Law System. She also volunteered in the legal field assisting low-income families in the resolution of their legal issues.
In 2013, Andrea obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Calgary. Andrea summered in a law firm, after completing her first year of law school, and was retained to continue part-time through the next school year. After the second year, Andrea was retained to work for some time in the firm during the summer. Andrea gained significant exposure to the practice of law in a Canadian setting through her position as a student in a Canadian Law office.
After completing her studies at the University of Calgary, Andrea articled for 9 months with a sole practitioner, doing her last three months of articles at a medium-size firm where she became an Associate. In November 2015 she became a Partner of that firm.
Accomplished senior level IT professional with 25+ years of multidisciplinary experience across several industries and roles, with expertise in diverse technical and business areas including project management, operations management, operations automation, computer engineering, business development, change management, practice development, digital systems development and implementation and quality management.
Will holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. Will’s core competencies include leadership, people skills, balanced technical and managerial abilities with strong communication skills. Very well organized and extremely detail oriented. Will is passionate about solving big challenges and developing teams that excel at customer service, safety and project delivery.