1. He earned a Bachelor of Science - Finance from Miami University, and an MBA from Florida International University (FIU). And last year he led Goddard to sign on as the 2017-8 Corporate Sponsor of the Chapman Cup, FIU’s graduate case competition, in which teams of students put their analytical skills to work solving real-world business problems.
2. For over 11 years, between 2004 and 2016, Putnam was the Executive Vice President of Macmillan Holdings Inc., a fuel distributor based in Miami Florida, responsible for strategic, financial and operational issues.
3. He was the President of Suzuki do Brazil Automovies Importacao e Exportacao Ltda for almost four years, from 1997 to 2001.
4. He spent seven years in Brazil.
5. According to AngelList, he is the Founder of a startup company called MetalCoCo from 2015 to now. MetalCoCo is a completely outsourced organization, which manufactures, distributes and markets a stainless steel coconut opener. This project started to provide employment to people in a small town in Brazil. I have outsourced all functions; manufacturing, planning and forecasting, supply chain/logistics, sales and marketing, order and payment processing and accounting.
The coconut opener is manufactured in Brazil and Indonesia, employing over 35 people and is marketed in over 30 countries.
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