Who We Are

About Us

EBS Leadership

Ken Farnworth

VP ENTRA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
RESUME
Ken is the VP of Entra’s Business Solutions group. Ken has 20+ years of consulting experience, working primarily for a Big 4 consulting firm.

Relevant experience:
Ken has extensive experience in supporting clients through global finance strategy and transformation initiatives focused on driving value and cost savings through organizational and operational efficiencies.

Ken has led engagements in:
• Organizational Design & Service Delivery Model
• Shared Services & Outsourcing Consulting
• Business & Process Optimization
• System Selection, Integration, & Consolidation
• Lease ASC842 System Implementation (multiple system solutions)
• M&A Transaction Support (Finance & Accounting Process)

Ken’s experience spans multiple industries including Energy, Aerospace, Transportation, Automotive, Consumer Products, Health Care, Industrial Products, Telecommunications, Entertainment, and Financial Services.

Education and certifications:
Ken received his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Email:
kenfarnworth@entracorporategroup.com

Phone: (+1) 713 305 5946

Suzanne Issa

GENERAL MANAGER
RESUME
Suzanne is a Director of Entra’s Business Solutions group. Suzanne has 10+ years of consulting experience, working primarily for a Big 4 consulting firm and 20+ years of experience in the legal field.

Relevant experience:
Suzanne has a broad range of consulting and legal experience supporting clients through complex, cross-functional challenges spanning finance, legal, and operations globally.

Suzanne has led engagements in:
• System Selection, Integration, & Consolidation
• Lease ASC842 System Implementation (multiple system solutions)
• M&A Transaction Support (Finance & Accounting Process)
• Human Resource Planning and Development
• Business & Process Optimization
• Due Diligence
• Case Management & Negotiation Assessment

Suzanne’s experience spans multiple industries including Energy, Automotive, Consumer Products, Health Care, Industrial Products, Telecommunications, and Financial Services.

Education and certifications:
Suzanne received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas University of Law in Houston, Texas and her Bachelor of Arts from Houston Baptist University in Houston, Texas.

Email:
suzanneissa@entracorporategroup.com

Phone: (+1) 281 948 3542

Juan Planchart

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DIRECTOR
RESUME
Lawyer with local and international experience in the energy, hydrocarbon, technology and law firm sectors, being an advisor in his last years of professional career, of the administrative bodies of large corporations. Expert in negotiating complex financial and legal transactions, understanding all the legal aspects of complex projects, both national and international. He is currently Director of Entra Business Solutions, based in the Dominican Republic, specifically in everything related to electricity generation, renewable energy, as well as oil and gas, aiming to expand its presence in the Caribbean. He holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Venezuela and a Masters in Corporate Legal Advice in Spain. He has a certification in International Oil and Gas Law, Contracts and Negotiation of Upstream and Midstream Matters and Agreements, granted by AIPN in Houston TX, and an International Management Program from the Petroleum Development Institute in Austin, TX. He also holds a certification in Oil and Gas Legislation in Venezuela.

Email:
JuanPlanchart@entraconsulting.com

Phone: (+1) 829 649 6607

Luis G. García

Int. Tax Planning Director
RESUME
Lawyer with 15+ years’ experience on the design and implementation of corporate legal structures in US and worldwide, design and implementation of international tax planning alternatives for individuals and corporate clients, also advising international clients on estate planning, implementation of trusts and private foundations and assets-protection alternatives.

In addition to a strong background within different legal areas, including, corporate, tax, labor and intellectual property. He is currently Director of International Tax Planning of Entra Business Solutions, based in Miami, Florida.

He holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Venezuela and a Master in European Union Law from Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain.

Email: luisgarcia@entraconsulting.com

Phone: (+1) 305 562 5416

Ricardo Rojas

VP ENTRA IP
RESUME
Ricardo is a Director of Entra IP and also founding Partner of Rojas Gaona & Bandres. He holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Universidad de los Andes, a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Diploma in International and Comparative Intellectual Property from the Academy of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO Academy) and the Universitat Degli Studio Di Torino. He also holds a Postgraduate Degree in Intellectual Property from Universidad de los Andes. Mr. Rojas-Gaona has broad experience in the field of Trademarks and Patents. He has been the legal advisor of important domestic and international companies, providing consultancy services for the Latin American region. His legal experience also includes the position of Legal Counsel at VETRA GROUP as well as PDVSA-INTEVEP, S.A., the Research and Development Center of “Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A” (PDVSA), Venezuela’s national oil company. For more than 20 years, Mr. Rojas-Gaona has been involved in the Intellectual Property field interacting with national and foreign companies and law firms, granting him valuable skills in the legal sector.

He also has been involved in important transfer of technology and Intellectual Property projects with the USA and LatAm countries and also offering strategic counseling on international distribution and market entry issues for companies operating in Latin America and the Caribbean or US companies entering those markets. Mr. Rojas-Gaona has also participated as a legal advisor with important State and private companies in multimillion dollar integrated power projects. Mr. Rojas-Gaona has been ranked several times by well-known institutions as Intellectual Property expert in Latin America and has also obtained important recognitions from the “World International Property Organization” (WIPO) (Geneva, Switzerland), “Servicio Autonómo de la Propiedad Intelectual” (SAPI), and “Universidad de Los Andes ”.

Ricardo has been ranked several times by well-known specialized publications as an IP expert in Latin America and garnered important accolades from WIPO, Venezuela’s Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property and the Andes University. Ricardo actively participates as a speaker in seminars in the United States, Latin America and Europe, as well as a lecturer at well-known universities.

Licensed in Venezuela / Languages: Spanish and English

Email: luisgarcia@entraconsulting.com

Phone: (+1) 919 675 90 91