Ramon Gil is marketing business coach and the managing and creative director of Fresh Concentrate, a multicultural graphic design company in Manhattan's Turtle Bay.
Since 1991, he has worked for several advertising firms including Goldberg Fossa Seid, Foote, Cone & Belding, Grey Advertising, N.W. Ayer, Young & Rubicam, Griffin Bacal, Burson Marsteller and The Gate Worldwide.
Prior to launching Fresh Concentrate, Ramon was creative director at the Earth Pledge Foundation, a non-profit organization on the cutting edge of environmental technology. He is an active community organizer and was the publisher of Asians in America Magazine and was president of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival. In 2000, Ramon illustrated Party Train, a storybook for children with Autism.
Ramon has been featured in the Artists' and Graphic Designer's Market, the Society of Illustrators West Annual, Stephen Romaniello's The Perfect Digital Portfolio, Crain's New York Business, PBS' Asian America, Créme Magazine and Altra Magazine and most recently in Liz Lynch's Smart Networking. He has written articles for Business Matters, Entrepreneur Magazine and Dayon. He has taught Graphic Design at the Parsons School of Design and FIT and Multicultural Marketing at Columbia and New York University.
Ramon is a membership ambassador for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, serves on the board of directors for National Minority Business Council and is the founder of the Asian-American Entrepreneurs Network. He can be contacted at email@example.com