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Catalina Valencia


Catalina Valencia is a senior consultant for Greenville, S.C.-based Global Location Strategies, where she assists clients from around the world in site selection, technical site due diligence, incentives negotiations and risk management.

A native of Colombia, Valencia began her career as a project leader for the Colombian Government Trade Bureau and as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program, which led to a job in international marketing and business development for the U.S. soybean industry. She also served as business development director for an area economic-development organization in the southeastern U.S.

Valencia holds bachelor's and master's degrees in international business from Colombia's Universidad ICESI and EAFIT, respectively, as well as a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University.

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