John Leboffe

Owner at Tema LLC

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
International Trade and Development
Current
  1. Tema LLC,
  2. Arezza,
  3. RC Partners
Previous
  1. Maritime Administration, US Department of Commerce – Washington, DC,
  2. United States Coast Guard
Education
  1. American University
Websites
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Background

Summary

John Leboffe has owned and operated businesses since 1980 in the areas economic development, tourism and the environment.
His work has given him an opportunity to travel to Europe and several developing nations giving him a unique perspective on both the economic development process and the synergies that result from interactions among culturally diverse people and communities.
In recent years he has been engaged in linking communities in the United States and internationally to promote sustainable tourism and environmental projects.

Specialties: The Arezza Network is a local, collective, multidisciplinary, public and private, sustainable community economic development program that:

o focuses on tourism + environment projects
o designed to create new entrepreneurial opportunities in your community to
o engage with other local areas in the Americas, Europe and developing nations.

Local a project made specifically for your community that draws on the history, traditions and talents that are unique to your town and region.

Collective a multidisciplinary approach that rests on the following pillars:

o Education and Training
o Water Conservation and Management
o Energy Savings and Creation Programs
o Tourism Services
o Local Typical Products


Private and Public drawing on the resources, expertise and vantage points of both in a carefully constructed partnership that is unique to the culture, values and needs of your territory.

Entrepreneurial the freedom to be creative, to try something new, and to succeed!

Sustainable quality skills that empower individuals in the community in respect of the environment.

Where history and culture, knowledge and learning, local citizens and visitors, the past and the future can come together and, building on past achievements, create new opportunities.

To Know More About It Connect with TEMA
Tourism + Environment Management Applications
tema@arezza.net | www.temaservices.net | skype arezza1

Experience

owner

Tema LLC
– Present (2 years)Silver Spring MD

Tema – Tourism + Environment Management Applications

Connecting Local Economies, Globally

About
Tema works with you and your community to develop and manage sustainable practices and to market and manage cultural tourism, water resources and energy projects.

Our team connects your products and services in other communities
develops and manages local marketing, sales and aftersales programs in established and growing urban and rural markets that are
committed to sustainable practices in energy savings and water resources management with
direct sales and P3s - Local Public Private Partnerships - designed to enhance your conservation and development plans in tourism and the environment.

In collaboration with SET we engage with new entrepreneurs, existing small businesses, nonprofits and local government all working together in a laboratory designed to acquire and constantly update the knowledge and learning skills needed to manage your projects.

The result a sustainable and full cultural immersion, product and market oriented, that creates new wealth opportunities for your community.

If you are a municipality, nonprofit or small business SET and TEMA offer tailored training and management solutions as well as a ready market for your products and services in the Arezza Network.

Owner

Arezza
– Present (21 years 9 months)

Arezza Promotes Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Tourism and the Environment

Partner

RC Partners
– Present (34 years)

John Leboffe has owned and operated businesses since 1980 in the areas of economic development, travel related services and, more recently, energy and water resources.
His work has given him an opportunity to travel to Europe and several developing nations giving him a unique perspective on both the economic development process and the synergies that result from interactions among culturally diverse people and communities.
In recent years he has been engaged in work activities aimed at linking communities in the United States and internationally promoting tourism and environmental projects.

Shipping specialist

Maritime Administration, US Department of Commerce – Washington, DC
(3 years)

Worked on projects and studies in ship financing, market promotion and environmental and regulatory issues affecting coastal and inland waterways shipping in the United States

Military Service

United States Coast Guard
(4 years)

Team Leader in: Search and Rescue Operations, Environmental Law Enforcement and Clean-up Services and Port Security Management.

Projects

Local Economies Connecting Globally

Projects and Transactions marketed by the Arezza Network are implemented by TEMA – Tourism + Environment Management Applications in collaboration with businesses, nonprofits and local governments, by

• connecting your products and services in other communities;

• developing and managing your local marketing, sales and aftersales program in

• established and growing urban and rural markets that are

• committed to sustainable practices in energy savings and water resources management with

• direct sales and P3s - Local Public Private Partnerships


Benefits to Your Business Nonprofit and Community

Access to projects and transactions in new markets
Economies of Scale advantages that would not otherwise accrue to your operation and community
Technology Transfers and Training

What are the Costs

No Participation or other entry fees other than events where you may visit, exhibit and present your products and services.


Your Obligations to the Network

Provide and update timely information on your products and services.

Combined Heat and Power CHP Solutions for Your Community(Link)

– Present

CHP reduces the environmental impact of power generation by promoting the use of efficient, clean, and reliable approach to generating power and thermal energy from a single fuel source.

CHP can increase operational efficiency and decrease energy costs, while reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases, which contribute to global climate change.

Languages

  1. Italian

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

  • Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Italy
  • Italian
  • Community Development
  • Incentive Travel
  • Event Marketing
  • Tour Operators
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Social Media
  • Entrepreneurship
  • nonprofits
  • Fundraising
  • Economic Development
  • barter exchange
  • renewable energy
  • Museums
  • Washington DC
  • Philadelphia
  • Rome
  • Naples
  • Milan
  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hospitality
  • Conferences
  • Social Networking
  • Start-ups
  • Hotels
  • Trade Shows
  • Event Management
  • New Business Development
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Marketing Communications
  • Business Planning
  • International Business
  • Corporate Social...
  • Incentives
  • Small Business
  • Online Marketing
  • Social Marketing
  • Partnership Development
  • Green
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • B2B Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Intercultural...
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Education

American University

Courses for Masters, Political Economy

Saint Joseph's University

Political Science

Devon Preparatory School

High School Diploma

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