Jose Ramon Barrera
President & CEO
The Apollo Group


Jose R. Barrera joined the Apollo Group in 1999 following in the footsteps of his uncle, owner and founder Rafael A. Ordoñez, and currently holds the position of President and CEO to which he was appointed in 2010.

In his years with the company Jose has been primarily responsible for the diversification and international expansion of the Group, with a leading role in the creation and start-up of Barcelona Europe Supply SL, Freight Solutions, and Apollo Global catering.

A native of Spain, Jose holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Oviedo (Spain), a M.B.A. from Florida International University, and a M.S. in Accounting from Nova Southeastern University. He is also licensed as a C.P.A. in the State of Florida.