ESPIRÁLICA Research & Strategic Consulting, LLC was founded in December 2004 with the purpose of meeting the need of scientific research services and strategic quality consultancy for institutions, programs and development projects in Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States of America.
ESPIRÁLICA Research & Strategic Consulting, LLC has developed its expertise through the execution of more than 140 projects including research, evaluations and consultancies in thirteen countries in Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States of America, always focusing on the high technical quality of the services provided and the satisfaction of our customers objectives. This has allowed ESPIRÁLICA Research & Strategic Consulting, LLC to become a consulting firm that transmits trust and confidence to the clients that hire our services for their strategic relevance projects, most of with whom ESPIRÁLICA Research & Strategic Consulting, LLC has developed long-term relationships and who have become its strategic partners.
CEO and Partner
César Valenzuela specializes in social research, strategic planning and impact assessment of development projects and programs, and is an international expert in the In the financial inclusion field. He is a founding partner of ESPIRÁLICA Research & Strategic Consulting, LLC, which he directs and represents since 2004. He has extensive experience in the use of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and has taught research courses in various Latin American countries. He began his academic activity on 2004 teaching classes in research methodology and advanced research methods at master and doctorate levels. He has lectured on world research conferences and on regional forums specialized in development issues. He has published articles on issues of financial inclusion, gender, migration, microfinance, entrepreneurship, among others.
Operations Manager (Data Collection)
Leonardo Alvarez specializes in financial inclusion and issues associated with entrepreneurship. He has been a high-level official in international development organizations and leading financial institutions that serve the micro and small business sector. He developed his professional experience in several countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. He has also participated in several quantitative and qualitative information collection projects for RCT impact evaluations using rigorous quality control methods executed by the firm at a national and international level.
Daniela Cruz specializes in finance, impact evaluation, and development programs. She is an expert in quality control of rigorous quantitative and qualitative information gathering processes for impact evaluations and research in general. She has participated in several strategic planning projects and consultancies in the area of finance and development executed by the firm at a national and international level. Additionally, she has publications in financial inclusion area and the MSMEs sector.
Data Science and Statistics
Marco Ramos specializes in the design of probabilistic samples, statistical data analysis, and the creation of econometric models. He has used his strong skills in sampling and statistical analysis in several of the most important researches of ESPIRÁLICA.
His academic activity, of more than 26 years at the postgraduate level, is carried out by teaching classes on statistical methods, advanced statistics, econometrics, advanced econometrics, biostatistics, research methodology, among others, in the programs of master and doctorate at the Universidad Católica de Honduras and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras.
ESPIRÁLICA Research & Strategic Consulting, LLC has conducted research and consultancies in thirteen countries within Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States of America.
The countries where we have provided our services are:
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