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Valerie Kozikowski

PRA Global Business Development | Chief Operating Officer

About Me

My name is Valerie Kozikowski C.P.A., C.G.M.A.. My professional title is Chief Operating Officer at PRA Global Business Development, which specializes in driving growth for our Clients in new, vibrant international markets. We help our clients select the right markets and then assist them in establishing sales, distribution and operations in-country to accomplish their objectives. My skills and areas of expertise include setting up and operating companies in a wide range of international markets including Brazil, India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea.

I oversee PRA's entities around the world, and lead our Client Services Team of world-wide professionals. Additionally, I spend a significant amount of time in Brazil and am frequently called on to provide training and education on intricacies of doing business in Brazil.

I received my Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Central Michigan University, obtained my CPA license, and later completed Harvard's Owner President Manager Program for owners of privately held businesses. Awards include Detroit Crain's 40 under 40 and The Optimists Club.

My hobbies and interests include running, hiking, snow boarding and traveling to new places.

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