Manuel J. Trevino uses his extensive entrepreneurial and leadership experience to best serve his clients as a Cogent Analytics Project Director. Manuel’s excellent communication skills and hands-on leadership style are assets to any business with which he partners. Manuel holds BS and MS degrees in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and has years of entrepreneurial and leadership experience in the fields of renewable energy, oil, and gas. Manuel led and oversaw end-to-end operations in biodiesel plants, the scope of which prepared him well for business consultancy. He also has significant experience in banking, both domestic and international. With United States, Venezuelan, and Spanish citizenships, Manuel has helped businesses succeed around the globe.
Manuel leads by example and is skilled in coaching, team-building, and team development. He has successfully negotiated a number of mergers and acquisitions, and is well-versed in compliance and permitting for a variety of project types at federal, state, and local levels. Manuel is an expert at financial and strategic planning and implementation, project management and execution, operations and global growth initiatives, revenue generation and turnaround strategies, sales plan development and implementation, and business development. As a market-focused, C-suite executive himself, Manuel’s project management and organizational strategy skills are unparalleled.