About our Principal, Claudine Vainrub
Utilizing career strategy savvy, inventive and a high-dose of energy to inspire professionals and students into reaching their maximum potential!
Claudine Vainrub Kupchik is an MBA, and Certified as Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW), Personal Branding Strategist (CPBS), Personnel Consultant (CPC), and also in College Admissions Counseling. She is recognized for her knowledge and high ethical standards in providing career, educational and corporate consulting services for over 15 years. She is known for her ability to inspire and empower others into achieving career and academic goals. She earned her MBA degree from the renowned University of Michigan Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Vainrub also holds a B.A. in Communications and Journalism from Universidad Católica Andres Bello in Caracas, Venezuela. She speaks four languages, and has advanced composition skills in English and Spanish.
Vainrub comes from the corporate world, where she attained senior management positions, such as Executive Vice President for Grupo Frigilux, an international manufacturing corporation with over 1,500 employees. Her career includes 20 years of leading experience in Human Resources, Marketing Management, Research, Analysis and Strategic Planning, for companies such as General Motors Corp., Shiseido and Digital Equipment Corp.
Ms. Vainrub is regarded as a team facilitator and motivator, orchestrating a group to help it achieve its goal, while inspiring others to participate and be successful team members. As an innovator and entrepreneur, she founded EduPlan, LLC, a business dedicated to career and educational consulting since 2004. Her ability on project management and execution has enabled her company’s quick growth in revenues and service offerings.
For eleven years, Vainrub was selected to conduct admission interviews for the Ross School of Business MBA. This opportunity enabled her to get into the education world, and exploit a life-long passion. From 2007 to 2009, Ms. Vainrub was elected Representative for Region 3 (13 States from Florida up to Michigan) of the prestigious National Résumé Writers’ Association, where she is still active.
Due to her excellent public speaking skills in English and Spanish, Ms. Vainrub has been invited to conduct career consulting seminars and speaking engagements, motivating others with her enthusiasm and desire to succeed. Ms. Vainrub is a collaborator, regarded as always accessible and genuine in managing others. With her fact finding skills and her devotion to each customers, she ensures complying with her unique promise of value – to inspire professionals of all levels into surpassing their expectations. Ms. Vainrub’s devotion is towards providing creative strategies and practical tools for individuals to review their current level of success and actively take it up a notch. She is a believer of personal and professional growth not only in word but in action, challenging her team and herself to continually seek bold growth strategies, learning and expanding as much as she challenges others to do.
Throughout her entire career in management, consulting, training and coaching, Ms. Vainrub has progressed as a young and successful leader thanks to her ability to take positive action. Her style is proactive, taking criticism as an opportunity instead of a downfall. She was coached by successful entrepreneurs, top professors and career counselors, all providing tools that propelled her career advancement, not without risk. The risk is paying off, though, as she devotes her time to an occupation she feels passionate about – inspiring others into reaching their maximum potential through marketing, career strategy and communication skills.
Claudine has lived in four countries and highly diverse environments, successfully managing people from many different backgrounds, enabling them to work together in teams.
Ms. Vainrub grew up in an entrepreneurial family and has turned her corporate success into a consulting practice. With a contagious energy, strategy savvy and determination towards positive change, she is ready to inspire you and your team to meet your highest expectations.