Jamie Deméricas | Executive Summary

Jamie Deméricas, President of Texas Small Business Association™ has international experience in over 35 countries stretching across 6 continents promoting Texas commerce as being the world's 12th largest economy and #1 state for United States importing and exporting. Through foreign offices, trade missions, and government resources empowers Jamie Deméricas to champion international trade for the Texas-based business community.

Languages

  • English. ( native-tongue ).
  • Spanish. ( university and community educated ).
  • Portuguese. ( university and community educated ).

Education

Occupation

  • Currency Trader. Chicago, Illinois, USA. ( 1994 - 1999 ). North American, European, and Asian currency trader for both retail and institutional clientele.
  • President. Texas Small Business Association™. Austin, Texas, USA. ( 2003 - PRESENT ). Corporate activities include commercial financing, State of Texas government contracting, State of Texas procurement and legislative lobbying, international trade services including trade missions, and membership. Texas SBA™ serves the Texas small business community of 2.3 million companies.
  • State of Texas Lobbyist. Texas SBA™ State Affairs Office. Austin, Texas, USA. ( 81rst, 82nd, 83rd, & 84th Sessions ).
    Procurement lobbyist for the individual benefit of U.S. and international companies seeking Texas government contracts from at least one of 200+ state agencies.
  • Chairman. Texas Certification Directory™. Austin, Texas, USA. ( 2010 - PRESENT ).
    Voluntary-participatory program(s) where Texas-registered companies obtain Woman Owned Business Certification, Veteran Owned Business Certification, Minority Owned Business Certification, and / or Small Business Certification(s) forming a powerful coalition of business owners throughout the state of Texas.
  • Polo Player & Team Owner. Texas SBA™ Polo Team. Houston Polo Club, Texas, USA. ( 2016 - PRESENT ).
    Jamie Demericas is an internationally ranked polo player with playing experience in 7 countries across 6 continents. Texas SBA™ Polo Team travels the world year-round promoting the commercial opportuntities obtainable in Texas. Corporate sponsorship is available for Texas Small Business Association™ members.

International Activities

  • Texas SBA™ Polo Team
  • Texas Small Business Association™ Trade Missions

Texas Legislative Activities

  • Business, Commercial, and Economic Development.

Texas Procurement Activities

  • State of Texas Government Contracting.


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