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Congratulations to Our 2024 BoardReady Institute Certified Members

Celebrate the following LCDA members who are certified by the Latino Corporate Directors Education Foundation’s (LCDEF), BoardReady Institute (BRI) programs in corporate governance excellence.  

BRI Core

Frank Almaraz: Fmr Chief Power, Sustainability and Business Development Officer, CPS Energy
Teri Arvesú González: SVP, Social Impact & Sustainability, TelevisaUnivision
Andres Caballero: President-North America, Uponor
Carlos Calderon: CFO, Ariel Investments
Karen Chopra:
SVP, Head of Enterprise Hispanic Strategy-Latino Business Strategy, Bank of America
Frank Gonzalez: Fmr Assurance Partner-Specialty Finance Practice, BDO USA, LLP
Roland Gonzalez: COO, Church's Texas Chicken
Suzy Greenberg: VP-Intel Product Assurance and Security, Intel
Paul Guerra:
Gregorio Gutierrez: President-US Spirits, Diageo plc
Guilherme Guttler Pizzato: Vice President/Chief Procurement Officer, Sensata Technologies
Juliana Haddad Litterio: Fmr CEO, Thermacell Repellents, Inc.
Catherine Hernandez-Blades:
SVP/Chief ESG and Communications Officer, AFLAC
Willie Hernandez
SVP/General Counsel-International, The Coca-Cola Company
Monica Lopez Gonzalez: Fmr Chief Market Officer, Fellowes Brands
Monique Manso: VP-Global Brand Partnerships-IMG, Endeavor
Monica Martinez-Canales:
Senior Principal AI Engineer, Intel
Mario-Jose (MJ) Medina: Fmr VP-Strategy & Transformation/CFO, Walmart
Gerardo Mejia:
EVP-Global Fraud & Credit Operations, Collections and Recoveries, American Express
Juan Mogollon: EVP-Energy, Prysmian Group
Erik Moreno:
EVP-Corporate Development and M&A, Sony Pictures Entertainmentt
Ignacia Moreno: Fmr Assistant Attorney General, US Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources
Lourdes Pineda: CFO, Harvard Maintenance
Jorge Pinedo:
Fmr EVP-International, Cynosure
Jorge Salvat: CEO, The Beekman Group Food Acquisition Company
Ricardo Shelley:
Fmr SVP-Straregy-EMEA Group, The Coca-Cola Company
Mauricio Simbeck:
Founder/CEO, Milagros de Mexico & Milagros Medical
Leah Solivan: Founder/Fmr CEO, TaskRabbit
Lorenzo Soriano de Teresa:
SVP-Merchant Services US, American Express
Yolanda Talamo: Chief People Officer, The Heineken Company
Angel Taveras: Senior Counsel, Adler Pollock & Sheehan, PC
Jean Claude Tissot: President, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages
Hector Tundidor Jr.: Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Sylvia Veitia:
SVP-Global Operations, Synchrony Financial
Mauricio Vergara: President/COO Patron Tequila, Ilegal Mezcal and DUsse Cognac, Bacardi Limited


Brenda Bazan: Fmr President, EPSoft Technologies
Josue Chavez: President/Managing Director-North America, Hoppecke Batteries Inc.
Matt De La O: Managing Director-Mergers & Acquisitions, Kroll, LLC
Alicia Maria Enciso: Fmr Chief Marketing Officer, Nestle USA; Director, Bacardi; Children's Place; Remilk Ltd
Rebecca Guzman: Partner/Vice Chair-M&A Division, Duane Morris LLP
Carlos Quezada: Vice Chairman/CEO, Carriage Services, Inc.
Joseph Risico: Co-CEO, Aterian
Arturo Rodriguez:
Co-CEO/CFO, Aterian
Ivonne Valdes: Chief Channel Officer, Sorenson Communications

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Additional BoardReady Institute Certified Members (2017 - 2023)

Sarah Aiosa: SVP and Regional President-Latin America, Merck & Co.

Manny A. AlasFormer Partner/US FCPA Leader, PWC

Rafael Alfonzo: Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Radien Legacy Partners

Maria C. Alonso: Independent Director, US Century Bank (NASDAQ: USCB)

Anne Alonzo: Fmr SVP, External Affairs & Chief Sustainability Officer, Corteva, Inc.

Juan Manuel Alvarado: VP-Growth Operations/General Manager-VMS International, The Clorox Company

Alex Alvarez: Chief Production and Sustainability Officer, Brown-Forman

William Alvarez Jr.: Fmr CFO, Harvest Capital Credit Corporation

Raul Anaya: President, Business Banking, Bank of America Corp.

Eriel Anchondo: EVP & Chief Operating Officer, Franklin Street Properties Corp.

Augusto Aragone: EVP, Secretary & General Counsel, Ingram Micro Inc.

David Ashe: President, Rapid Armored Corporation

Elizabeth Atlee: SVP, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, CBRE, Inc.

Jose Avalos: CEO, Austin GIS, Inc.

Carolina Barcenas: Head of Platform Data Science, Airbnb Inc.

Diego BarralFormer SVP & General Manager-International Division, The Clorox Company

Anthony Barrueta: SVP, Government Relations, Kaiser Permanente

Ana Lucia Bastiani-Posner: EVP & CFO, Kyowa Kirin US, Inc.

Jerry Bautista, Ph.D.: VP & General Manager, Roadmap Operations and Communications, Intel Corporation

Brenda Bazan: Fmr President, EPSoft Technologies

Guillermo Beade: CEO, Lifestyles Brand, SC Johnson

Christopher Beck: Chief Technology Officer, Modere, Inc.

Vanessa Benavides: SVP and Chief Legal Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

Mark Bendza, Jr.: EVP & CFO, Telos Corporation

Ana-Mita Betancourt: Fmr General Counsel, World Bank Group

Mario Bolaños: Worldwide Regional Applications Engineering Senior Director, Intel Corporation

David Carbajal: Fmr Group Head, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)

Maria-Elena Carrión: Founder & Managing Partner, Multicultural Capital, LLC

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera: CEO, MCC Productions

Desiree Castillejos: VP, Business Development & Strategy, Johnson Controls

Oscar H. Castro: SVP, Digital & eCommerce, Dollar Tree, Inc.

Tina Castro, CFA: Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Avivar Capital, LLC

Alejandro Cestero: President and CEO, AccuFleet International

JoAnn Chavez: SVP and Chief Legal Officer, DTE Energy

Anna Maria Chávez: Chief Impact Officer,, Encantos

Manny Confresi: EVP, Global Head of M&A/Corporate Development, Elavon, Inc.

Margarita Colmenares: Director, Outreach and Recruitment, White House Fellows Foundation and Association

Noel Colon: SVP and Chief Quality Officer, Medtronic

Lizette Corro: President & CEO, Corro Nobil Associates

Ignacio Cortina: EVP, General Counsel & Secretary, Oshkosh Corporation

Celeste De Armas: CEO, RiskRator & President, CSMB International

Alberto de Cardenas: EVP, Secretary and General Counsel, MasTec, Inc.

Sergio Vicente De Castro: CFO, Aera Energy LLC

Hector de la Barreda: President, Amplify Snack Brands & New Ventures, The Hershey Company

Matt De La OManaging Director-Mergers & Acquisitions, Kroll, LLC

Marcelino De Santiago: President & COO, Hope Global

Marcelo De Santis: Chief Digital Officer, ThoughtWorks

Tim DeSoto: Head of Membership Programs, Partnerships & Innovation-Sam's Club, Walmart

Patricio Diaz: Head-Investment Solutions Group-Capital Markets, Bank of America

Romulo "Romy" Diaz: Fmr VP, General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer-PECO Energy, Exelon Corporation

Sonia EndlerCo-Founder and President, Galactic Road LLC; Former EVP, TV Finance MGM Studios

Faquiry Diaz Cala: COO, Lionheart III Corp.

Ixchell Duarte: SVP and CFO, CNL Healthcare Properties, Inc.

Adam Dumey: Principal Strategic Manager, Amazon Web Services

Carmen Fernandez: Chief People Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies

Manny Fernandez: Fmr Dallas Office Managing Partner, KPMG

Ricardo Fernandez: President, U.S. Morning Foods, General Mills Inc.

Pedro L. Figueroa: VP, Sales & Marketing, Michigan Sugar Company

Indrani FranchiniChief Legal Officer, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Marcos Gabriel: Chief Transformation Officer, McCormick & Company

Deborah Gallegos, CTP, FP&A: Fmr Chief Investment Officer, New York City Employees' Retirement System (NYCERS)

Angel Gallinal: Senior Advisor, Egon Zehnder

Hilda C. Galvan: Partner-in-Charge, Jones Day

Rodrigo Garcia: Global CFO, Talipot*Holding

Sergio Garcia: Fmr SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc.

Carlos Garcia Jr. : Co Founder and CEO, Service Desk Group, LLC

Marcela Garcia-Conti: CEO and Fmr International Operations Manager, OpenCard 

Alberto Garofalo: Chief CRA Officer/Head of Community Banking & Development, Bank of America

Terhilda Garrido: Fmr Vice President, Health Information Technology (HIT) Transformation & Analytics, Kaiser Permanente

Silvia GarrigoFormer SVP & Chief ESG Officer, Royal Caribbean Group

Jordi Gayolà Guitart: SVP, Global Marketing, Monster Beverage

Ignacio Giraldo: Partner, TPG Capital

Denise Godreau Rodriguez: Executive in Residence, KSL Capital (Private Equity)

Miguel Goldfeld: SVP, Credit Forecasting & Advance Analytics, Synchrony Financial

Luis Gomez: CEO, Wellmark

Rick Gomez: EVP and Chief Food and Beverage Officer, Target Corporation

Tabata Gomez: Independent Director, Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE)

Veronica Gontier: Managing VP-Prospect & Customer-Digital Marketing, Capital One

Brian Gonzalez: Executive Director, Global Government Partnerships & Initiatives, Intel

Javier Gonzalez: Chief Information Security Officer, Mexico, Barclays

Sonsoles Gonzalez: Founder and CEO, Better Not Younger

JC Gonzalez-Mendez: Fmr President-Latin America, McDonald's Corporation

Mauro Gregorio: President, Performance Materials & Coatings, Dow Inc.

Norma Grubb: Director, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Cummins, Inc.

Cynthia Guerrero: Partner, California Strategies

Carolina Guevara LightcapFormer EVP, Chief Content Officer, Discovery Latin America/US Hispanic

David Rogelio Guzmán: Fmr Chief Information Officer, Staples Solutions

Rose Hartwig: Fmr SVP, Global Brand & Product Marketing, Peloton Interactive

Anthony Heredia: SVP, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Target Corporation

Jose J. Hernandez: VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Corning

Samara Hernandez: Founding Partner, Chingona Ventures

Miriam Hernandez-Kakol: Fmr Global Head, Management Consulting, KPMG US LLP

Maurice Herrera: CMO, Adtalem Global Education

Veronica Hinojosa-Segura: Associate Vice Chancellor, The University of Texas System

Boris Hirmas Said: Founder & Chairman, SouthAm Freeze Dry

Vanessa Jacoby: CFO, Shoreline Biosciences

Rudy Juarez: Group VP, Latin America & Specialty Business, W.W. Grainger

Marcela Kirberger: EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Elanco Animal Health

Robert Kozmann, Jr.: Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer of the Latin America Group, Bank of America

Ofelia Kumpf: Field Vice President (Regional VP)-USA, McDonald’s Corporation

Christopher Lalan: Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Teacher's Federal Credit Union

Julieta LaMalfa: CFO, Canela Media

Staci LaToison: Founder & CEO, Dream Big Ventures

Keyla Lazardi: Chief Scientific Officer, Revlon Inc.

Stephanie Ledesma: VP, Community Health, Kaiser Permanente

Francisco Leija: Founder & President, Modern Phalanx Solutions, LLC

Fabio Lievano: VP, Safety Science & Medical Evaluation, AbbVie

Anthony Lopez: Fmr Division President/General Manager-Medical Global Business Unit, Ansell Ltd.

Michael Lopez: SVP, Environmental, Social, & Governance, Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

Miguel "Mick" Lopez: CFO, Ribbon Communications, Inc.

Francisco Lopez-Balboa: CFO, Cumulus Media, Inc.

Roberto Magaña: SVP & Chief Procurement Officer, The Estee Lauder Companies

Tomás Maldonado: VP, Chief Information Security Officer, NFL

Rosanna Márquez: Board Member, AARP

Maybel Marte: Managing Director & Head of Leveraged Finance Product Strategy-Global Credit Group, BlackRock

Annette R. Martinez: Fmr Chief Human Resources Officer, State Farm Insurance

Olga Martinez: SVP, Chief Human Resource Officer, Latin America, Mondelez Global LLC

Roxanne MartinezChief Human Resources Officer, DentaQuest

Herbert Mazariegos: Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer, BMO Financial Group

Joseph Medina: CEO, The Asia Pacific Strategies & Solutions Group

Roberto Medrano: Fmr Global General Manager HP Software, HP Inc.

Samantha Melting: SVP & Head, Consumer Banking, Synchrony

Adriana G. Mendizabal: Group President-Latin American, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Ana Mims: Founder & CEO, Ana Mims LLC

Rita Mitjans: Former Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, ADP Inc.

Isaac Mizrahi: CEO and Co President, Chief Operating Officer, Alma Ad Agency

Tricia Montalvo Timm: Former General Counsel, Looker, Google

Ralph Monte: Partner and Former Short Hills Office Advisory Leader, KPMG US

Xochitl Monteon: VP, Cybersecurity Risk & Governance/Chief Privacy Officer, Intel Corporation

Regina Montoya: CEO, Regina T. Montoya, PLLC

Marisa Moret: Director, Global Affairs & Strategic Partnerships, Airbnb

Jose Morey: CEO, Ad Astra Steam Media, LLC

Ileana Musa: Managing Director/Head of International Banking & Lending, Morgan Stanley

Andy Navarrete: EVP, Head of External Affairs, Capital One

Yonesy Núñez: Chief Information Security Officer, Jack Henry & Associates

David Olivencia: Managing Director, Cloud Advisory, Accenture

Carmen Ortiz-McGhee: EVP, National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC)

Benjamin R. Ostapuk Yrun: Vice President, Intellectual Property & Legal Group, Intel Corporation

Elena Otero: Director, Helen of Troy Limited

Robert Otto Valdez, Ph.D.: RWJF Professor Emeritus/Fmr Executive Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health

Luis Patino: CEO, Austin Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Amilcar Perez: EVP, National Media Sales & Chief Revenue Officer, Nielsen

David R. Perez: Founder and Fmr CEO & Chairman, Seamless Medical

Raul Perez: General Manager, Accessory Engineering, Toyota North America

Pedro Pierluisi: Governor, Puerto Rico

George L. Pita: EVP & CFO, MasTec, Inc.

Juan Fernando Posada: Fmr President, Latin America, Procter & Gamble

Luisa Puche: CFO, Enochian Biosciences

Carlos Quezada: Vice Chairman/CEO, Carriage Services, Inc.

Marie Quintana: Former Chief Marketing Officer, Tenet Healthcare

Julio Ramirez: CFO, Kimball West

Julio A. Ramirez: Former CEO, BurgerFi International, Inc.

Eddie Ramos: Independent Director, Optimum Trust Fund

Melissa Ribeiro: Chief People Officer, Actian Corporation

Joe Rodriguez, Jr.Former Chief Investment Officer, Invesco Real Estate

Robert Rodriguez: CEO & Founder, Cambria Solutions

Sharon Rodriguez: Fmr Chief Customer Officer & Executive Advisor, Unqork

Anthony D. Romero: independent Director, Ariel Investments/Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Mercedes Romero: Chief Procurement Officer, Primo Water Corporation

Gloria Romero Roses: Managing Partner, Nexus Living LLC

Debra Rosado Shaw: Former SVP, Chief Global Diversity & Engagement Officer, PepsiCo, Inc.

Joseph Roybal: SVP, Global Backend Operations, Wolfspeed

Gisel Ruiz: Fmr EVP, COO-Sam's Club, Walmart Inc.

Richard Ruiz: Former President, Kyndryl Inc.

Javier Saade: Partner, Fenway Summer & Impact Master Holdings

Anelise Sacks: Chief Customer Officer, Analog Devices

Anthony Salcido: Fmr Chief Accounting Officer, Toyota Motor Sales and Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A.

Adam Salgado: CMO, Cardenas Markets, LLC

Diana Sanchez: Fmr President and CEO, Telefonica USA

Sofia Santos: Managing Director/Head of Retail, Preferred and Small Business Strategy, Bank of America

Tulio Scacciati: Head-Corporate Development, Expro

Carlos Schuler, Ph.D.: Chief Operations & Technology Officer and Co-Founder, InCarda Therapeutics Inc.

Rodrigo A. Sierra: SVP & Chief Communications Officer, American Medical Association (AMA)

Lucino Sotelo: EVP & Chief Digital Officer, Northern Trust

Tom Soto: Founder and Managing Partner, Diverse Communities Impact Fund (DCIF)

Jesus Soto Jr.: Chief Operations Officer, Mears Group, Inc.

Teresa Stinson: EVP, Florida Commercial Banking Executive, Cadence Bank

Elias C. Tavarez: CFO, Edward Don & Company

Jose Tavarez: President of New York City and Vice Chair, Private Bank, Bank of America

Rachel ten Brink: Co-Founder and Former CMO,

Denice Torres: Fmr Chief Strategy & Business Transformation Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Rene Torres: VP, Sales & Marketing Group/General Manager Global IOT Sales, Intel Corporation

Peggy Turner: Vice President, Lexus Customer Service, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.

Francisco Uriarte: Partner, ONEtoONE Corporate Finance

Linda Urrutia-Varhall: Fmr Major General, US Air Force

Gilberto Vargas: VP and General Manager, Cloud & Enterprise Sales, Intel Corporation

Louis Vega: President, North America, Dow, Inc.

William M. Velez: Chief Information Officer, Harvard Maintenance, Inc.

Oskar Vides: SVP, Enterprise Risk Management, Synchrony Financial

George Villasana: SVP & Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Asbury Automotive Group

Ovi Vitas: CMO, AmeriLife Group LLC

Mary Ann Walker: Managing Partner, WH Legal Group LLP

Yasmine Winkler: Fmr Lead-Diversity & Inclusion/CEO-Central Region, UnitedHealthcare

Steven Wolfe Pereira: Chief Business Officer, 3Pas Studios

Magda Yrizarry: Former Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, Verizon Communications

Sebastian Zugman: General Auditor, Global Banking and Markets, Bank of America

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