Avi Nevel

President & CEO
Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative

Solutions-oriented, innovative, and entrepreneurial senior executive with more than 25 years of broad international business experience. Successfully leveraged strong business acumen and excellent relationship-building skills to further both business and community engagements. Skilled in strategic planning; business origination, management, and expansion; international sales and marketing; and continually demonstrates the ability to identify root causes of problems and implement creative, successful solutions. Served as founder of current company and as a business owner and CEO of a second company for over 20 years, receiving 12 U.S. and foreign patents, several awards for excellence in business, personal achievement, and exportation, and numerous prestigious board and committee appointments here and abroad. Exceedingly experienced international traveler who understands and embraces diverse cultures world-wide, and has delivered numerous lectures across the globe. Appointed to the role of Vice Chair of the Rhode Island District Export Council (DEC) for the U.S. Secretary of Commerce in 2012.

Specialties: International Business Development
Strategic Business Planning
Product Exportation
Market Development and Expansion
Creating/ Realizing Vision
Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent
Engaging and Mobilizing an Organization
Strong Customer Service Orientation
Passionate Problem-Solver
Highly Focused
Innovative, Creative
Perseveres to Overcome Obstacles
Strong Work Ethic
Inspirational Leader
Extraordinary Initiative and Drive
Rhode Island Business