Karina is 100% fluent in Spanish and can also meet and greet in German and Italian. Reliable, professional, she always strives to exceed expectations and receives positive performance feedback from happy clients! Having worked 50+ tradeshows and conventions, in many cases she has worked as interpreter and managing teams.

  • EDUCATION
  • UNED University, San José, Costa Rica Completed 07/2010
  • Master’s degree in “Management and International Negotiations”
  • EARTH University, Guácimo, Limón, Costa Rica Completed 12/1997
  • Bachelor’s degree in “Agricultural Sciences”
  • Languages - MULTILINGUAL
  • • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • • Able to meet and greet in German and Italian
  • WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Mosaic for Anheuser-Busch, Las Vegas, NV 2015-Present
  • • Summer Brand Activation Manager
  • • Present ideas and information on AB products to retailers and customers while interacting with them.
  • • Sell in new brands and packages including activities to support sell through.
  • • Plan, coordinate and execute in promotional events tied to brand image.
  • • Report market activities and trends on a weekly tracking form to AB and Nevada Bev.
  • • Deliver point of connection material and merchandise to designated on-premise accounts.
  • • Leverage AB and Nevada Bev’s social media platforms to drive brand awareness in market.
  • LIQUOR, WINE & BEER EVENTS, ON AND OFF PREMISE; ON-SITE MANAGER, TEAM LEAD AND BRAND AMBASSADOR:
  • • Wines, Champagne: -Moet Chandon –Veuve Cliqcuot –Krug – Chandon -Terrazas
  • • Cognacs: -Grand Marnier -Hennessy VS – Hennessy Black
  • • Vodkas: -Belvedere -Ciroc -Absolut Vodka -Kettle One -Smirnoff
  • • Tequilas: -Patron –Don Julio -Chamucos -Karma –Ambhar -Sauza Hornitos
  • • Rums: -10 Cane rum –Malibu -Flor de Caña
  • • Whiskeys/Scotch/Bourbons: -Jim Beam -Jameson -Chivas Regal -Glenlivet
  • • Beers: -Stella -Tecate -Dos Equis -Miller-Coors -Indio Beer -Heineken –Anheuser-Busch portfolio.
  • • Others: -Jaegermeister -Smirnoff Ice.
  • TV, FILM AND COMMERCIALS
  • • Principal in advertisement for “TV Wallet app” with lines in Spanish, Las Vegas, 2015;
  • • Principal in advertisement for “Full Spectrum Laser” Co., Las Vegas, 2015;
  • • Principal in online advertisement for “Covers” gaming co., Las Vegas, 2014;
  • • Principal role in vignette for “Bartollota Restaurant” at Wynn Resort, Las Vegas, Scripps Network, Food Network. Spring, 2013;
  • • Secondary role in vignette for Zarkana, Cirque du Soleil show, Las Vegas, Scripps Network, Travel Channel. Spring, 2013;
  • • Featured background in “LAST VEGAS” movie, starring Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline, 2012;
  • • Principal in commercial for the City of Las Vegas with lines in German, new international terminal in McCarran airport, 2012;
  • • Spanish speaking role in a re-enactment "Caso Cerrado Edicion Estelar" # 210 "La flautista encanta hombres", Telemundo, Miami, 2011;
  • • "12 Corazones” Telemundo game show, Spanish speaking role, LA, 2011;
  • • Background at music video for female pop artist "MAYRA VERONICA", Vanity Nightclub, Hard Rock Hotel, 2011;
  • • Non-speaking role at THE EDGE, short film, Las Vegas, 2011.
  • TRADESHOWS AND CONVENTIONS AS BILINGUAL HOSTESS, INTERPRETER AND/OR TEAM LEAD
  • Technology
  • • Interpreter at Argentinian government’s pavilion, NAB, Las Vegas, 2015-2014;
  • • Talent supervisor and assistant manager at EMC World, Las Vegas, 2015 - 2013;
  • • EMC Solution at EMC World, Las Vegas, 2011- 2012;
  • • Nikon at CES 2015;
  • • INK Labs at America’s Association of Libraries, Team Lead, Las Vegas, 2014;
  • • HP at CES tradeshow, managing showroom, Las Vegas 2014;
  • • LG at CES tradeshow, Las Vegas 2013 and 2012;
  • • RES software at Citrix Sinergy, San Francisco, CA, 2012;
  • • RES software at Microsoft Conference, Las Vegas 2012;
  • • BPM Technology at IBM convention, Las Vegas 2012;
  • • Masstech and Quantel at NAB, Las Vegas, 2011;
  • Fashion & Retail
  • • Las Vegas Market Winter Show at World Market Center, Las Vegas, 2015;
  • • Las Vegas Market Summer Show at World Market Center, Las Vegas, 2013;
  • • Champs Tradeshow, Las Vegas, 2012;
  • • Licensing Trade show, Las Vegas, 2012;
  • • Modeling dresses for Sentimental NY at MAGIC fashion, Las Vegas 2012;
  • • Stevenland menswear at MAGIC, Las Vegas 08/2011 and