Lina Ramos

Lina Ramos, President, Emerging Growth Enterprise LLC. Lina posses over 12 years planning, financing & operating private ventures, start-up divisions and multiple product lines and services. She currently leads EMERGING GROWTH Enterprise’s growth-stage practice, working with the Sr. Management and Founding Teams to turn, proven products & services into profitable, high-growth businesses positioned for market leadership.

With regards to Homeland Security, Crisis and Consequence Management and Government sector activity, Ms. Ramos-Holm has been a key lead in building our portfolio companies through SBIR I, SBIR II and Center for Commercialization of Advanced Technologies Grant Funding. In addition, Ms. Ramos-Holm has been an active team member in identifying relevant government agencies (including the Department of Transportation, Boarder Patrol and the Department of Public Safety) for potential collaboration and sales. For several years, Ms. Ramos-Holm, Principal, EMERGING GROWTH Enterprise, has been on the mentoring board for a San Diego-based organization funded by the government and founded by SPAWAR, UCSD, SDSU, Jacobs School of Engineering and Orincon. The mission of this organization, the Center for Commercialization of Advanced technologies is to cross-pollinate commercial technologies for enhancing homeland security and crisis and consequence management.

Client companies include: SAIC Technology Spin-out, Applied Gene Technologies Growth Strategy/Government Alliances for Homeland Security, Parity Computing, ID Analytics Government Market Development, and 3E Company which recently closed on $25Mil in financing.

Prior to working in San Diego, Lina held P&L responsibility for division, category, and products & services at Fortune 500’s including Booz Allen, Procter & Gamble, and, most recently, Monsanto where she reported directly to the CEO on growth initiatives. Her demonstrated results in operations, enterprise growth, marketing /sales strategy, strategic alliances/acquisitions include a $185MM acquisition approval and 28% division sales turn-around establishing market leadership for a 105 person division which she ran; $10MM+ national launch for franchise expansion; and $20MM free media PR campaign for a software technology ( Lina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.