Best-selling Author, International Speaker, Business Coach and Consultant and an Entrepreneur.
A successful entrepreneur and a former Senior Corporate Executive, Luis Vicente Garcia is a Business Consultant, a FocalPoint Business Performance Coach and a founding member of the Brian Tracy International Trainers. As such, Luis Vicente works with business owners and corporate executives to help them achieve their goals and improve the performance of their companies with focus in corporate strategy, finance, management, sales, and leadership; and has helped business owners and executives in the US and many Latin American countries.
Luis Vicente is a best-selling author, having written two Spanish language books on franchising, ‘Motivando al Futuro Franquiciado’ (2011) and ’101 Preguntas y Respuestas sobre las Franquicias’ (2013) and has co-written five international Best-sellers, alongside Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield, Carlos Slim and Joe Vitale. In his latest book ‘SucessOnomics’ (March 2014), co-authored with Steve Forbes, Luis Vicente wrote about being successful in Latin America, a chapter that won him the Editor’s Choice Award from the publisher. His articles are published in a variety of media, like www.motivandoelfuturo.com, www.inspirulina.com, http://entrepreneurperformance.blogspot.com, INSIGHTS Magazine, PUBLISHERS Magazine, America’s Premier Experts TV Show appearing in ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, and the Money for Lunch and Expert Insights Radio shows, among other media.
Luis is a member of the National Academy of Bestselling Authors (Hollywood), the Public Speakers Academy (London), and in April 2014, he became the first person from Latin America to be inducted into the National Academy of Experts, Writers and Speakers (New York), from which he received an Speakers EXPY Award for his ‘willingness to educate people’. His conferences and seminars have been attended by thousands of people in many parts of the world. He has keynoted conferences alongside Brian Tracy and Steve Forbes.
Luis worked extensively in both the manufacturing and service industries for 27 years, gaining the experience and knowledge to become a business coach and consultant. He held leadership positions such as CFO for a multinational insurance company and companies in the service industry. Luis has also spent 14 years in the area of franchising, creating and coaching companies from inception to becoming large corporations.
A Georgetown University Economist, with an MBA and Executive Certificates in Service Enterprise Management (Universidad Metropolitana, 2008), and Leadership and Management (Notre Dame University, 2010) and a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Organizational Strategies (Michigan State University, 2013), Luis is a firm believer in continuing education and personal improvement and development. Luis has been married for 21 years and has two sons.