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Richard Blank is the Chief Executive Officer for Costa Rica’s Call Center, a division of Cheyenne Consultants, a company incorporated in Costa Rica. At the beginning of the new millennium, Mr. Blank relocated to Costa Rica to train over 500 employees for one of the larger call centers in Central America. By utilizing his motivational public speaking style backed by tactful and appropriate rhetoric, he has successfully prepared and managed some of the finest telemarketers in the country for the past twelve years. In addition, he has earned the reputation of running a school for telemarketing and is often sought after for private training sessions and consultation. In anticipation of CAFTA, he became a strategic partner of the Pacific Rim Chamber of Commerce, Beverly Hills, California and Solo Telecommunications, Colorado Springs, Colorado to expand Costa Rica’s international telecommunications and business appeal. Mr. Blank holds a bachelors degree in Communication and Spanish from the University of Arizona and a certificate of language proficiency from the University of Sevilla, Spain
MLB player Robinson Chirinos catches a perfect telemarketing pitch from COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER.
MLB player Robinson Chirinos catches a perfect telemarketing pitch from COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins in an all star baseball fashion, "Hello. How are you? It's Robinson Chirinos." Robinson David Chirinos Gonz&aacute;lez is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher who is a free agent. He signed with the Chicago Cubs as a nondrafted free agent out of Venezuela in 2000. He made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011, and has also played for the Houston Astros, Texas Rangers and New York Mets.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Just wanted to say Hi to the Tico staff." All offshore BPO companies are huge fans of baseball. Chirinos signed with the Chicago Cubs as a nondrafted free agent out of Venezuela in 2000.Following the 2010 season, Chirinos was added to the Cubs' 40-man roster. After the 2010 season, Chirinos was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays Chirinos was promoted to the majors for the first time on July 18, 2011, by the Rays. He doubled in his first major-league at bat against A. J. Burnett of the New York Yankees. Chirinos hit his first MLB home run on August 3 against the Toronto Blue Jays. He also recorded his first RBI earlier in this game. Chirinos was traded to the Texas Rangers on April 8, 2013.Chirinos got his chance to start for the Rangers in 2014, playing in a career-high 93 games. He had many more career-highs in 2014 as well, with 13 home runs, 40 RBIs,</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I know you guys are big Rang...

KIRK CAMERON understands the GROWING PAINS of COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER 12 year anniversary
KIRK CAMERON understands the GROWING PAINS of COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER 12 year anniversary

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Hey guys. This is Kirk Cameron. and I...Mike Seaver to many of you." Kirk Thomas Cameron is an American actor. He is known for his role as Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains (1985&ndash;1992), a role for which he was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. He has many fans at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"You are probably wondering what's going on with the beard? Well, I am growing it out for a brand new movie. I am playing a role in a film that will coming out later this fall. I can't tell you too much about it. It is kinda top secret. "Cameron is also an active Evangelical Christian who partners with Ray Comfort in the evangelical ministry The Way of the Master and has co-founded The Firefly Foundation with his wife, actress Chelsea Noble. Offshore BPO companies have employees that grew up watching Kirk on TV.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I do want to tell you that your boss thinks that you are the most amazing staff." Cameron subsequently became a teen heartthrob in the late 1980s, while appearing on the covers of several teen magazines, including Tiger Beat, Teen Beat, 16 and others. At the time, he was making $50,000 a week. He was also in a 60-second Pepsi commercial during Super Bowl XXIV. Richard, The boss of CCC, appreciates the compliment and will continue to live up to your expectations.</p> <p>&nbsp;&l...

KATHLEEN BRADLEY elegantly displays THE PRICE IS RIGHT at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER
KATHLEEN BRADLEY elegantly displays THE PRICE IS RIGHT at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The amazing video begins with class, style and a million dollar smile, "Hey, Hi there. It's really my pleasure to give a big big shout out to COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER. And Happy 12th anniversary. From me, Kathleen Bradley aka: Mrs. Parker. aka: your favorite Barker's Beauty." Kathleen Bradley is an American former model, former singer, actress and host. Our offshore BPO company has a huge fan base.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Hey you guys, you have to thank your boss for this. The best boss in the world I understand. That's Richard! Hey Richard the best boss and my biggest fan. I really appreciate it." Bradley is primarily known as a "Barker's Beauty" on the CBS daytime game show The Price Is Right from 1990 until 2000. The boss of CCC grew up watching the show when he took a day off from high school to relax at home. Telemarketers need rest between hitting metrics.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I am shouting out to everybody. I understand that you have a beautiful building. That's art deco. I love art deco. That was a great era and so flamboyant. But I guess it is only fitting since you are in Costa Rica." Bradley is noted as the first permanent African-American model on the show. Not only does she have good taste, but Kathleen can understand that a happy and pretty work environment produces the best work. Not all call centers need to be a boiler room. Our...

Father Time reminds COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER to live each moment as if it were your last.
Father Time reminds COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER to live each moment as if it were your last.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The once in a lifetime video begins in a mystical way, "Greetings. It is I, Father Time." Even a Central American nearshore BPO company gets a special visit. Father Time is a personification of time.The ancient Greeks themselves began to associate chronos, their word for time, with the agricultural god Cronos, who had the attribute of a harvester's sickle.The wings and hourglass were early Renaissance additions and he eventually became a companion of the Grim Reaper, personification of Death, often taking his scythe.He may have as an attribute a snake with its tail in its mouth, an ancient Egyptian symbol of eternity.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The surreal experience was spot on with the long white beard, dark robe, hour glass and the spooky outside at night image, "And I want to give a great shout out tonight to all of my friends on staff at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER." Around New Year's Eve, the media use Father Time as the personification of the previous year (or "the Old Year") who typically "hands over" the duties of time to the equally allegorical Baby New Year (or "the New Year") or who otherwise characterizes the preceding year.In these depictions, Father Time is usually depicted wearing a sash with the old year's date on it.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>When Father time acknowledges an outsourcing industry long shot, it really counts,He say...

 BBC comedian DAZZA serves a deep fried message to COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER .
 BBC comedian DAZZA serves a deep fried message to COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER .

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"This is the best Cameo message like I ever had the pleasure having to do, right? " Dazza is a fish supper expert who makes food and comedy videos for BBC The Social. Our telemarketing agents loved fried food and take some good tips from DAZZA on and off the phone.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I usually get Cameo messages from people that know who I am. " Dazza travels across Scotland, sampling its finest fish suppers. He likes to deep fry food on the internet and stream on Twitch. That's it. His fanbase in Central America BPO is growing.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"But for this one,&nbsp; this is for COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER. What?" DAZZA continues to amaze his followers with a personal message to an offshore outsourcing company. His shares the episode: The Sausage Castle (Bangers and Mash)&nbsp; This is art on a plate - brace yourself.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Dazza continues his comedy while reading, "So, the message reads&nbsp; &nbsp;a cool hello to my Tico-Taco-T.I.C.O. staff&nbsp; from myself, Dazza." Three times is the charm when referring to our nearshore customer service agents. He shares another video: Christmas Special Can Dazza make a good potato snowman? There&rsquo;s only one way to find out.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"We celebrated our 1...

Radiant City Goat star CHASE CRAWFORD knows that COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER can handle it all in BPO.
Radiant City Goat star CHASE CRAWFORD knows that COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER can handle it all in BPO.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins in a classic Hollywood style, "Hello Tico staff. It is Chase Crawford here "Chase Alexander Crawford is an American actor and film producer from Monroe, Ohio. He best known for his roles in independent films such as Goat and In the Radiant City.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I got a message that you are celebrating your 12th year anniversary" He landed his first commercial role in August 2013 and graduated high school early to focus on his acting career. After appearing in the 2016 Sundance Film Festival selection Goat alongside James Franco and Nick Jonas, he appeared in 2016 Toronto International Film Festival selection In the Radiant City. Our nearshore telemarketers are the best in Central America.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Congratulations on that." In 2016, he played in various films including Joel Moss Levinson's Boy Band alongside Questlove, Steve Agee, Jerry O'Connell and Gilbert Gottfried, and the film adaption of the Newbery Medal award-winning book Walk Two Moons, which has been renamed The Marriage Bed. Crawford produced Life Backstage, a show that offered an inside look of artists such as Waka Flocka Flame, Cheat Codes and Louis the Child. Following the success of Life Backstage, Crawford produced his first feature film, Alan and the Fullness of Time, alongside childhood friend Markus Cook in 2017.Offshore...

MRS. SANTA CLAUS wishes the Ticos at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER a very Merry Christmas.
MRS. SANTA CLAUS wishes the Ticos at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER a very Merry Christmas.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The festive holiday video begins with the sweetest smile, "well hello, It is Mrs. Claus."&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"And I understand that the Tico staff is celebrating your 12th anniversary." Mrs. Claus (also known as Mrs. Santa Claus) is the mythical wife of Santa Claus, the Christmas gift-bringer in Western Christmas tradition.&nbsp; Since out offshore telemarketers have been very good this year, they made the presents list and were well rewarded for their metrics.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Surviving 12 years in business is quite an accomplishment these days." Nearshore BPO is very competitive and we really are humbled by your sincere acknowledgement of our hard work and perseverance. Mrs. Claus is known for making cookies with the elves, caring for the reindeer, and preparing toys with her husband.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Your classic art deco building, neon marquees, American pinball machines." Our beautiful 3 floor structure in Barrio Aranjuez is the perfect place for Santa's visit every year. Since 1889, Mrs. Claus has been traditionally depicted in media as a fairly heavy-set, kindly, white-haired elderly female baking cookies somewhere in the background of the Santa Claus mythos.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"A 1984 Mercedes Limo for VIPs are very impressive. Pura Vida....

1980s pop star SAMANTHA FOX rocks her large fan base at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER.
1980s pop star SAMANTHA FOX rocks her large fan base at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins in classic MTV fashion when she says, "Hi. This is Samantha Fox. All the way from London, England. Great Britain." Samantha Karen Fox is a British singer, songwriter, actress, and former glamour model.&nbsp; &nbsp;Her fans range from all types of offshore BPO agents in Central America.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"How are you Costa Rica?" Samantha Fox was in Costa Rica at the Palacio de los Deportes in 1990 in front of 5 000 Ticos. CCC is doing great and continues to be a powerhouse in the outsourcing industry nearshore.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I would like to say Tico Costa Rica's Call Center. Congratulations on your 12th anniversary. Many many more to come." In 1986, she launched a pop music career with her debut single "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)", which peaked at number-one in 17 countries. Fox had three songs reach the top 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100 including "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)", "Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)" and "I Wanna Have Some Fun". CCC plans on having the same impression and staying power in the offshore BPO industry.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Congratulations. I have heard you got a beautiful art deco building" In 1988, Fox received a Brit Award nomination for Best British Female Artist. She has also appeared in a number of films and rea...

Norm Peterson from CHEERS has a beer with COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER.
Norm Peterson from CHEERS has a beer with COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The amazing shout out from a Hollywood star needs no introduction, " Hi. George Wendt here." The most famous bar fly, George Robert Wendt III&nbsp; is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing Norm Peterson on the television sitcom Cheers (1982&ndash;93).&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Saying hi to all the Costa Rica's Call Center cheers fans" George has a large international following which earned him six consecutive nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. The offshore BPO industry has enjoyed watching Norm make jokes on TV during their break and lunch time at the call center.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"You got a 12 year anniversary in business. That's fantastic." Telemarketing can be just as competitive as . George continued his hot streak of the silver screen in classic films such as Fletch and Gung Ho during the 1980s.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The compliments keep coming in when George says, "and its no wonder with the classic art deco building, the neon marquees, the jukebox arcade, American pinball machines, " He was expelled from the University of Notre Dame after he received a 0.00 GPA the first semester of his junior year. He later attended the Jesuit Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri, where he gr...

SANTA visited the Ticos at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER with presents this Christmas.
SANTA visited the Ticos at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER with presents this Christmas.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The special holiday video begins in a classic manner, "Hello. It's me Santa."</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Coming to you live from the North Pole with this special shout out to all my friends on the staff at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER." Santa understands that telemarketers in the offshore BPO industry deserve presents too.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Congratulations guys on celebrating your 12th year anniversary in business." Every day an organization continues is a gift in any industry. Santa's acknowledgement of our hard work ethics and high morale makes the outsourcing companies proud of our actions in Central America. This will keep us on Santa's list for a visit every year..</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I really enjoy, when I come down, the classic art deco building" We love when Santa visits and brings presents. The 3 floor building on the corner of 23rd street and 11th Avenue in Barrio Aranjuez is the jewel of the neighborhood. Unfortunately, the structure does not have a chimney. Yet, an extra large glass front door that can easily accommodate Santa and all of his reindeer inside for milk and cookies.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"neon marquees, jukebox arcade, 11 pinball machines" Santa needs some time to relax during Christmas eve. Our gamification arcade provides Joll...

TV star Zachary Burr Abel speaks to his fans at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER
TV star Zachary Burr Abel speaks to his fans at COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins with a relaxed fashion, "What's up to the Tico staff in Costa Rica." Zachary Burr Abel is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Carter Anderson in the ABC Family comedy drama series Make It or Break It .</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"The best boss ever, Richard. Wanted me to give you guys a shout out and say something about the amazing classic art deco building." Zachary knows style and class during his time in Hollywood and can appreciate solid curb appeal when hiring telemarketers offshore.&nbsp; He was nominated at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards in the category of "Choice Summer TV Star</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Is that real?" Since movies and TV are fiction, CCC has a very real 3 floor building on the corner of 11th Avenue and 23rd Street in Barrio Aranjuez in downtown San Jose.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Or the neon marquees. I hear they are amazing." Just like the stars and excitement of filming, our amazing outsourcing call centre shines at night with two classic bright signs on each corner of the building in order to attract the best talent and make a statement in the nearshore BPO industry. Abel began his acting career in 2007, when he appeared in an episode of the CBS police procedural drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He went on to star as Jonah ...

William Harris makes a huge recovery for Costa Rica's Call Center fans.
William Harris makes a huge recovery for Costa Rica's Call Center fans.

<p>William Harris makes a huge recovery for Costa Rica's Call Center fans.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins with a huge compliment for any business owner, "Hey, this was booked by Richard, the best boss." William is the Principal Product Manager at Cameo and is the man!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Pandemic of 2020 has changed many lives. William took a moment to share his personal struggles, "Look Richard. I am so sorry it took me a little while to send this cameo. I was so sick last week for like six days straight. Fever, like terrible sore throat. I was very very scared that I had Covid. Fortunately, I don't think I do while I am getting my test results back. It has been a really hard couple of days and unfortunately, I was not doing cameos when I was sick. I am so sorry" No apology needed. We are very happy that you are getting better and touching base with your network of friends.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I hope this not too late to celebrate the anniversary of the Tico staff." Our bilingual BPO agents appreciate the personal shout out. The offshore telemarketing industry is very competitive with the growth of virtual assistance.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I heard that you all have celebrated your 12 year anniversary in business. Holy crap! Costa Rica's Call center Ticos. 12 years in business, cong...

RANDALL CUNNINGHAM scores a huge running touchdown play with COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER fans!
RANDALL CUNNINGHAM scores a huge running touchdown play with COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER fans!

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins in star studded fashion, "Ah, hello. Ha ha."</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"It's Randall Cunningham calling." CCC favorite NFL QB, Randall Wade Cunningham Sr played in the NFL for 16 seasons, primarily with the Philadelphia Eagles.&nbsp;</p> <p>"Is this the Costa Rica's Call Center?" Not only was Randall the most exciting QB, our nearshore outsourcing services can always score a touchdown by closing the deal with clients.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Are there any Randall Cunningham fans over there?" Too many to count. He has a huge fan base in the Central America BPO industry.&nbsp; Cunningham was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2016. Cunningham was also inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Is Richard around?" Yes and been in CR for the past 20 years as a leading telemarketing trainer. An actual fan from Philadelphia that has seen you play live in Veterans Stadium at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Pattison. After playing college football at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Cunningham was selected in the second round of the 1985 NFL Draft by the Eagles, with whom he remained through the 1995 season. Following 11 seasons with the team, he announced his retirement from football,...

Philip Lipman thinks that COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER is an awesome BPO operation!
Philip Lipman thinks that COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER is an awesome BPO operation!

<p>Philip Lipman thinks that COSTA RICA'S CALL CENTER is an awesome BPO operation!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins with a smooth style, "Hello Tico staff." Philip Lipman is a a Senior Software Engineer at Cameo and is the man.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I heard you guys just celebrated your 12th&nbsp; anniversary in business. So, I wanted to say congratulations." We appreciate the fact that a proud alumni of Vermont Technical College notices the hard work and endurance it takes to compete in the offshore BPO industry. Philip is an expert in making web applications using Java and ReactJS.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I am told that you have a nice art deco building" CCC has a beautiful 3 story building located on the corner of 11th avenue and 23rd street in Barrio Aranjuez. Philip's good taste and style is why he admires the curb appeal. Philip likes to draw and is a friend to all dogs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"Neon marquees, jukebox arcade and pinball machines." A nearshore customer service company must have a positive work environment. We have the only free play arcade in Latin America and raise the bar when it comes to gamification.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Philip knows how to travel in comfort, "A vintage 1984 Mercedes limo. So, I got to&nbsp; say that sounds pretty awesome. I am very jealo...

Milly Millhauser wants to visit Costa Rica's Call Center on her next trip to paradise.
Milly Millhauser wants to visit Costa Rica's Call Center on her next trip to paradise.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins in high spirits, "Hello. Milly from Cameo here." Milly Millhauser is a strong team member in the Strategic Partnerships department. She continues to build international relations with a Central America BPO company.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"This is for the Tico staff in celebration of their 12th year anniversary in business." As a proud Alumni of Syracuse Universit, Milly can appreciate how endurance can assist an offshore outsourcing call center compete. The competition is fierce in the BPO industry.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"I am sorry if I mispronunced Tico. I truly am sorry."&nbsp; No pasa nada. Costa Ricans are very humble and relaxed. In addition, the local Tico culture is considered on of the leaders in the nearshore call Centre service industry in Latin America.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The shout out continues with a touch of taste and style when she says, "I am sure that your classic art deco building with neon marquees." CCC has a beautifully lit 3 level structure on the corner of 11th avenue and 23rd street in Barrio Aranjuez. She is an expert in creative Problem solving who is able to excel at efficiently navigating and organizing guest appearances at large scale events. Naturally, Milly noticed that a neon light can make a huge first impression and shine ...

Karran Saini knows the best offshore outsourcing operation in Costa Rica.
Karran Saini knows the best offshore outsourcing operation in Costa Rica.

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The video begins in a classic fashion, "What is up Tico staff in Costa Rica?"</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"This is Karran. I wanted to congratulate you on your 12th year of being in business." Karran is&nbsp; Data Analyst at Cameo out of Los Angeles. He knows how endurance can last in the competitive offshore BPO industry.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"That is huge. That's like half my life. Actually, that is ore than half my life so wow!" As an alumni of California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, Karran was prepared to concur the world. He can acknowledge how hard work and patience can make a telemarketing call center successful.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"You have the coolest classic art deco building." Naturally, Karran can spot class and style. CCC has a beautiful structure on the corner of 11th avenue and 23rd street in Barrio Aranjuez.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"The neon marquees are incredible as well as the jukebox arcade." A positive work environment can enhance a customer service experience. CCC has the best office culture in Latin America offshore BPO.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"And not to mention the American pinball machines." CCC has the only free play gamificaton arcade for staff and guests. The bonding betwe...