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Achieving Career Success through Personal Branding

By creating a recognizable personal brand, you can accelerate career growth, gain professional credibility, connect to meaningful work opportunities, and create productive network relationships. 

After having developed his career at Chevron, Mr Mariano Vela is now part of the HR group identifying and developing talents for the company. He will share valuable experience and professional development and career advice for those wishing to join the project management industry after graduation or a career change. Among others he will cover:

  • Networking and promotion within your company
  • Skill transfers and Leadership
  • Understanding the HR side of talent selection
  • "A" players vary by organization and department

Who will benefit from attending?

Young professionals, master graduated students looking for career opportunities, anyone seeking for a career growth.


Mariano Vela

Global Earth Sciences Sponsor at Chevron Corporate Organization Capability

Mariano holds a B.S. in Geology from University of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina and an M.S. in Geology from University of South Carolina. He has twenty years of energy industry experience. He joined Chevron in 1998 as a Geologist and has held various positions of increasing responsibility working various Chevron assets in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Thailand and Myanmar. In his previous assignment, Mariano was the President of Chevron's subsidiary in Myanmar. Currently, Mariano is one of the two Global Earth Sciences Sponsors in Chevron, leading and managing Chevron's Earth Science Personal Development Committee (PDC).
His current role also involves engaging and developing the Earth Science workforce.
Prior to Chevron, Mariano was a Research Assistant at the Energy and Geosciences Institute at the University of Utah and at the Earth Sciences and Research Institute at the University of South Carolina in both working in regional Oil & Gas projects in Argentina. 




March 01, 2018

5:30 pm

Courtyard Galleria

2900 Sage Rd. Houston, TX 77056 


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Event Location : 2900 Sage Rd, Houston, TX 77056, USA

Start Date :
2018-03-01 5:30 PM
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2018-03-01 7:30 PM

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Member  $  10.00
Non-Members  $  15.00
Platinum Sponsor  $  500.00
Gold Sponsor  $  250.00