Building on
American Latino Success
To Forge A Stronger America


Speaker Bios


New Generation of American Latino Leaders: Renovate, Remix, Rise
Richard-Abraham Rugnao, Chief Emerge Officer, RAR

Tomás Alvarez III, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Beats Rhymes and Life
Angela Maria Arboleda, Vice President, Government and Community Affairs, Herbalife International of America, Inc.
Ricardo García-Amaya*, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, VOIQ Inc.
The Honorable Mary Gonzalez, Member, Texas House of Representatives
Felice Gorordo, Chief Executive Officer, Clearpath
Lisa Morales-Hellebo, Founder, LMH Consulting


American Latinas: Leadership and Economic Force
Co-Sponsor Remarks:
Lorraine Cortéz-Vásquez, Executive Vice President, Multicultural Markets & Engagement, AARP

Jackeline Cacho*, Founder, Finding Production; NAA Member

The Honorable Alejandra Y. Castillo, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce
Alejandra Ceja, Executive Director, White House Initiatives on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Ana-María Fernández Haar*, NAA Institute Chair of the Board; Managing Partner, Victoriana LLC
Ibi Fleming, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of North America Region, Herbalife Ltd.
Carmen Ortiz-McGhee*, Senior Vice President & Resident Sales Director, Aon Risk Solutions, Capital Region; NAA Member
Alice Rodriguez, Executive Vice President, Regional Sales, Executive - Business Banking, Chase

U.S. Mayors Forum & Luncheon: Economic Development in America's Cities

Sponsor Remarks:
Roberto Llamas, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources & Community Empowerment Officer, Univision Communications Inc.

Guest Speaker:
The Honorable Alberto Bacó Bagué*, Secretary of Economic Development & Commerce, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; NAA Member

The Honorable Mickey Ibarra, Chairman, Latino Leaders Network

The Honorable Pedro Segarra, City of Hartford, CT
The Honorable Angel Taveras, Mayor, Providence, RI

NAA 15th Anniversary Gala

Opening Remarks & 100K Club Presentation:
Frank Herrera, Jr.*, NAA Inc Chair of the Board; Founder, The Herrera Law Firm

100K Club Induction:
Ricardo Bekin*, Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer, Ativo Captial Management LCC
Leslie Bond*, Senior Managing Director, Attucks Asset Management, LCC
The Honorable Roel C. Campos*, NAA Inc & NAA Institute Board Member, Capital Advocacy Co-Chair; Partner, Locke Lord LLP
Tommy Espinoza*, NAA Treasurer; President & Chief Executive Officer, Raza Development Fund, Inc.
Cyril Meduña*, NAA Inc Board Member & Pension Fund Initiative Co-Chair; President, Advent-Morro Equity Partners, Inc.
Gilbert Garcia, CFA*, Managing Partner, Garica Hamilton & Associates, L.P.

15th Anniversary Brindis: 
Frank Herrera, Jr.*, NAA Inc Chair of the Board; Founder, The Herrera Law Firm
Ana-María Fernández Haar*, NAA Institute Chair of the Board; Managing Partner, Victoriana LLC

Co-Founder Remarks:
The Honorable Raúl Yzaguirre, NAA Co-Founder & Board Member Emeritus; Former Ambassador, Dominican Republic, Embassy of the United States


Pension Fund Diversity Day Opening Breakfast

Opening Remarks:
Maria del Pilar Avila, Chief Executive Officer, New America Alliance

Guest Speaker:
The Honorable Letitia "Tish" James, Public Advocate, New York City

Guest Speaker:
The Honorable Scott Stringer, Comptroller, New York City

Diversity Investment Management: State and Outlook

Cyril Meduña*, NAA Inc Board Member & Pension Fund Initiative Co-Chair; President, Advent-Morro Equity Partners, Inc.

Matt Hoganbruen, Managing Director, BAML Capital Access Funds
Derek Jones, Managing Director & Private Markets Investment Committee Member, GCM Grosvenor
Ruby Muñoz Dang, Director of Marketing & Client Services, Garcia Hamilton & Associates, LP. (Accepted on behalf of Gilbert Garcia, CFA*, Managing Partner, Garica Hamilton & Associates, LP.)
Claudio Phillips*, Managing Principal, MB Global Partners, LLC; NAA Member
Javier Saade, Associate Administrator, Office of Investment and Innovation, U.S. Small Business Administration

Pension Fund Diversity Across Markets 

Tom Soto*, NAA Vice Chair of Programs, Wall Street Summit & Pension Fund Initiative Co-Chair; Managing Director, TCW-Craton

Christopher Ailman, Chief Investment Officer, California State Teachers' Retirement System
William G. Clark, Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer, Office of Employee Benefit, Federal Reserve System
Ted Eliopoulos, Chief Investment Officer, California Public Employees' Retirement System
Scott Evans, Chief Investment Officer, New York City Pension System
William Lee, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Kaiser Permanente

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