Meet the Team

Below you’ll find all the people that make our company function on a daily basis. Provisions International’s team has a combined experience of over 75 years in International Business. We encourage you to read our team profiles below,  whom without, our business would not be where it is today.

Jose L Castillo Jr.mail
Managing Director

International Sales & Marketing executive with over 20+ years experience in the International markets. Fully bilingual (Spanish & English). Previous work experience on management positions for Empresas Castillo (Large family HBA distributor in Puerto Rico), Bristol Myers Squibb Caribbean (Consumer Products), Gillette (Writing Instruments Division), American Home Foods and Acosta International. Extensive knowledge of International Trade Pacts and Legal procedures in the region.

Henry Gomezmail
Managing Director

Henry Gomez has over 20 years of executive experience traveling and managing a network of International Distributors in Mexico, Latin America and Far East. He started his international career development managing and building major brands with American Home Foods, International Home Foods, and ConAgra. He has a B.S. degree with a concentration in marketing from SUNY College in New York. He is one of our Managing Director responsible for International sales and marketing.


Randy Edlermail
Managing Director, Mexico

Randy Edler has over 32 years worth of international experience and obtained an MBA at Thunderbird University. He also worked with General Foods, Pepsi Co (KFC Division), & Campbell Soup Company. He lived in Venezuela for 6 years and he currently reside in San Antonio, Texas and travels to Mexico frequently. Randy is fully bilingual (English & Spanish) and is our partner responsible for new business in Mexico.

Ernesto Gonzalezmail
International Manager

Ernesto Gonzalez has over 20+ years experience in Sales & Marketing in the International markets and is fully bilingual (Spanish & English). Previous work experience include management positions in Walmart Puerto Rico working with the buying team, Empresas Castillo Large family Pharmaceutical and H.B.A. product distributor in Puerto Rico as Sales Manager, Kellogg Caribbean and Snyder’s Lance Inc. as the International Sales Manager with experience traveling and managing a network of International Distributors in Latin America, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.


João Paulukmail
Territory Manager South America

Joao Pauluk has over 20 years of experience in sales with large corporations. He is located in Brazil, which possesses an excellent network of large distributors and retailers. Joao is our Territory Manager in Brazil responsible for the new business and to expand our presence in region. He is fully bilingual (English & Portuguese), Graduated in Business Administration and Strategic Management in Small and Medium Enterprises and he is a Technical Agricultural and has an MBA on Business Management.

Vel Vengcomail
Territory Manager Asia, Europe and Middle East

Has over 30 years of experience in International Trade, Economics, Marketing and International Diplomacy. After working for the Diplomatic Community, from the Yugoslav Embassy, Australian Embassy and the United Nations, she worked as the International Sales and Marketing Manager for Chew International Group in New York City (at the World Trade Center). She conducted activities worldwide promoting products at International Trade Shows, in-store promotions and other promotional activities in the International arena.


Francisco Lopez Stefanonimail
Sales Manager, Mexico

He has an MBA in Corporate Finances. Francisco has over 12 years in with international corporations and resides in Mexico. He has a strong commercial background for all classes of trade within the México market. His background includes a position of Trade Marketing Sr. Executive for Kellogg’s Mexico. His working knowledge of operations, trade marketing and managing accounts will help us optimize trade distribution.

Ari Halmemail
European Territory Manager

Has over 20+ years of experience in International Import Trade in Europe and Scandinavia.
Professional experience as an entrepreneur in the food industry for most wanted and popular American products. His language skills include Finnish, Swedish, English and German. Education Mattlidens Skola och Gymnasium, marketing degree at Raster Institute.


Andres Forgionemail
Technical Support

Andres Forgione has a strong background in the field of technology, and is a recent graduate of Florida International University in Information Technology. He has previously worked with such companies as TradeStation in the Quality Assurance department deploying iOS, Android, and Web Apps. Andres is strong in English and has a business level of understanding in Spanish.

Karla Garciamail
Export Coordinator

Karla Garcia joins the team with extensive prior experience in the exporting industry. Currently she is enrolled as a student in Florida International University with a Major in Psychology. Karla is strongly bilingual in both English and Spanish.