St Johns Chamber Member Profile – Jorge Bertran, Cross-Cultural Consulting Group

Cross Cultural Consulting

How long have you or your organization been a member of the Chamber?

Less than a year

How have you, or your organization benefited from membership in the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce?

Yes, by helping me expand my services to the chamber members.

Briefly describe the services your organization provides the community.

Expanding your business internationally is a complex process, however, with proper guidance, it can be a rewarding and profitable endeavor. Our organization provides the proper tools to navigate the intricacies of a foreign market. We follow best practices based on real experiences so your business can expand confidently and effectively into new markets. Our services include;

  1. Identify opportunities and risks.
  2. Develop international expansion strategies and product fit
  3. Navigate legal, tax, and regulatory frameworks in foreign countries
  4. Develop financial projections and business plans
  5. Establish partnerships and distributorship networks
  6. Provide business cultural competency and linguistic support

What career advice do you live by?

Be a lifelong learner and find a career you enjoy doing.

What are the biggest challenges facing St. Johns County today?

To change the perception that SJC is a bedroom community to that of a dynamic industrial and business community.

How do you define success?

For me success, it’s when my children want to be with me in my adult age.

What past experiences or roles have led you to where you are today?

30 years working overseas running and expanding businesses internationally on three continents working for extremely well-run organizations and dealing with very bright managers.

What is a fun fact about you?

Love to travel and see how people are not that different from me.