Meet our Team

CEO of TCI, Darrel Forte, moved from US becoming an expat in Ecuador with his family.

Darrell T. Forte

Founder, President and CEO

Meet the Team Darrell T Forte: Founder, President, and CEO Darrell is a serial entrepreneur and expat with a wealth of knowledge in domestic and international business management, systems engineering and development, accounting, finance, operations, education, and training. His background includes extensive travel while working for one of the “Big Four” accounting firms as an auditor, an international Fortune 500 company in its domestic and international operations, and a series of startups.

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Ken Platt

CFO & COO

Kenneth (Ken) Platt: CFO/COO Ken is a seasoned business and operations executive with extensive experience across multiple industries. Prior to co-founding TCI, Ken formed Clark Addison Group, LLC as an advisory and consulting practice. He has traveled extensively, setting up multi-faceted operations across Asia, India, and Europe.

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Dr. Yamilette Williams

Chief Engagement Officer

Yamilette Williams, Ed. D.: Chief Engagement Strategis Yamilette aka “Dr. Yam” has more than 20 years of experience as a school district administrator, project manager, grant writer/evaluator, instructional designer and trainer, college instructor, a certified John Maxwell coach, leadership and entrepreneurial coach. She runs a national education and business consulting firm. Her talent lies in developing internal processes that touch on all aspects of community engagement, including digital marketing, and distance learning strategies like our ExpatU and ExpatPreneur Programs.

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Eileen Brill Wagner

Editor In Chief

Eileen Brill Wagner: Editor-in Chief Eileen is an award-winning writer who has worked for both national and international publications as a reporter and as an editor. She founded a marketing firm, which develops strategic plans and collateral material for clients around the world, and consults with ESL executives, helping them perfect their written and verbal skills. Eileen has been a nomadic expat, living,working, and volunteering in more than 25 countries.

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Dana Dwyer

Director of Interactive Content

Dana Dwyer: Director of Interactive Content Dana is an author, business coach, serial entrepreneur and an expert in adult learning. Her focus is on creating an inspiring vision and then developing a clear plan for making that vision a reality, whether that vision is building a new business or moving overseas. Using this process she has built small businesses in the United States, Ecuador and South Africa.