Pilar Avila

Founding Leader
Los Angeles, CA

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Give & Get

In Her Own Words
NAA 15th Anniversary Video Series - Maria del Pilar Avila
Council of Urban Professionals Catalysts Change Agents 2015

Focus & Skills

Current Board Participation
Board Member, NAA Inc
Board Member, NAA Institute
Vice Chair of the Board, ConPRmetidos
Board Member, Vanir Foundation
Advisory Board Member, Banc of California 
Advisory Board, Latino Donor Collaborative

Past Board Participation

Prior Professional Experience
1996-1999 Vice President of Marketing & Events, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
1999-2005 Founding Executive Director, New America Alliance
2005-2010 Vice President, Palladium Equity Partners

Education, Training and Certification
Bachelor of Science in Business and Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida

Awards and Recognition
Hispanic Business Magazine “100 Influentials” (This should be linked)
Hispanic Trends Magazine “20 Most Influential and Outstanding Hispanic Women in Business”
2004 New America Alliance Chairmen’s Leadership Award
2015 New York State Assembly “Abrazo Boricua" Award
2015 Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) “Agents of Change in Finance” Award