About Us

Juan Ramirez


Juan Ramirez is an entrepreneur at heart.


He spent several years in the corporate world with firms like GE and IBM where he managed clients such as 3M, Carlson Companies, 

General Mills, BlueCross BlueShield and others.


But he found his calling as “Juan the Cookie Man” when he launched Marcelita’s Cookies with his wife, Marcie, creating the most delicious Hispanic gourmet cookies, with nationwide distribution,  for corporate gifts, friends & family.

He also is the founder of Grupo Avance, a boutique consulting firm that helps U.S. companies grow their business into 

the Mexican and Latin American markets. 

Would you like to learn more about how 

Zoomingsales CRM could help you?

Call us today!

Gayle Noakes


Gayle is all about process improvement.

After a successful career in Corporate America, she decided it was time to launch her own consulting business on leadership, organizational change, and process improvement.

She helps small and mid-sized companies implement their strategies, facilitates leaders and employees to create achievable goals 

and projects, and uses a systematic

process to assure their accomplishment.

Gayle’s business experience includes roles as Chief Learning Officer and Principal at LarsonAllen/CliftonLarsonAllen, a national accounting and consulting firm, and in the manufacturing industry working in training, continuous improvement and quality.