Co-founder Hispanic Entrepreneur Initiative
Valentina is an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of global business experience.
She is the co-founder and Vice President of SAMANDHEL Corp, a providing International Sourcing and Purchasing services to businesses around the world, with special emphasis in Asia and South and North America.
Through direct involvement in the procurement process from product research to customs logistics, Valentina helps serve the needs of global clients and empowers them to create a future of sustainable success.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Valentina obtained her Law degree at Universidad Central de Venezuela and studied Law and Environment Management Master form Universidad Simon Bolivar. Her passion with volunteering and community engagement started back when doing studies in the United Kingdom, where she had first hand experience with multicultural and diversity students and organizations at the communities kitchens. Once back in Venezuela, she started her college, where she dedicated her time between college, work and volunteering at the state jail system. She continues communicating involvement through Social Responsibility with her company.
Valentina has supported the Boca Raton Public Schools system through her involvement with the Golden Bell Education Foundation as winner of the Battle of Bands 2019, when the organization raised more than a 100k. She is a leader in the Boca Raton community, co-founder of Women Development Network WDN2.0 2013, and the International Business Alliance, IBA a Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce program, 2014.
She is also a board member of the Boca Raton Children’s Museum and serves on the special events committee since 2015. Part of the Hispanic initiative (Baila Conmigo) at the Peter Blum YMCA since inception in 2015, Valentina is also an active member of Junior League Boca Raton.
She lives in Boca Raton with her husband, and they have a daughter and two sons.
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