Mr. Rupert R. Amy is president of Careers Transitions Inc. and Chairman of the Board of CAREERS INC., the leading executive recruiting firm in Puerto Rico. A native of San Juan, Rupert has over 35 years of experience in Management, Marketing and Public Relations.
Before joining CAREERS INC. in 1988, Rupert was General Manager for 10 years at Public Relations Group, Inc., the public relations affiliate of Martí, Flores, Prieto & Wachtel, one of the island's largest advertising agencies. On November 1994, Rupert purchased a majority interest in CAREERS INC. In April 2008 entered into a purchase agreement with partners, Ruth González, Carla Deyo and Clara Amiama.
In April of 2003, Career Transitions Inc. was incorporated as an affiliate company of Careers Inc., specializing in outplacement services for both international and local companies as well as being able to offer Executive Coaching and Training and Development services to its clients.
Rupert's marketing and management experience comes from his years working with the Economic Development Administration (Fomento) as a Marketing Director and the Tourism Development Company as Special Assistant to the Executive Director. Rupert was also a Marketing Consultant with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., and spent three years as Sales & Marketing Vice President of Palmas del Mar Resort in Humacao.
On the academic side, Rupert has an MBA in Marketing from the University of Florida, and is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from the University of Puerto Rico. Rupert is past President of the Sales and Marketing Executives Association of San Juan, a former member of the Board of Trustees of St. John's School and of the Executive Committee of United Way of Puerto Rico. Rupert served on the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, where he served for 8 years. Rupert is an accredited Public Relations Professional as certified by the Public Relations Society of America.