Building on
American Latino Success
To Forge A Stronger America


Speaker Bios


Frank Herrera Jr., NAA Inc Chair of the Board; Founder, The Herrera Law Firm

The Honorable Alberto Bacó Bagué, Secretary, Economic Development and Commerce of Puerto Rico; NAA Member

The Honorable Thomas P. DiNapoli, Comptroller, New York State

New Generation of American Latino Leaders

Joseph Acevedo, NAA Inc Board Member and Membership Chair; Principal, Pharos Capital Group, LLC

Danielle Beyer, Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations, Mariner Investment Group, LLC; NAA Member
Bianca Caban, Founding Partner, Koban Holdings LLC, Entreprenuer
Stephanie Valencia, Former Deputy Chief of Staff, Department of Commerce
Gabriel Jason Rodriguez, Managing Director, Founding Member, Empiric Institutional; NAA Member
Felice Gorordo, Chief Executive Officer, Clearpath


Wall Street Summit Opening Breakfast

Opening Remarks: 

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

Roberto Llamas, Executive Vice President and Corporate Officer, Univision Communications Inc.

American Latinas: Leadership and Economic Force

Opening Remarks:
Ana-Maria Fernandez Haar, NAA Institute Chair of the Board and Latina Caucus Co-Chair; Managing Partner, Victoriana LLC

Sponsor Remarks:
Maria L. Garcia, Senior Vice President, Market Manager – Consumer & Community Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Carmen Ortiz-McGhee, NAA Inc Board Member and Latina Caucus Co-Chair; Senior Vice President & Resident Sales Director, AON Risk Solutions, Capital Region

Solange F. Brooks, Portfolio Manager, Private Equity, California State Teachers' Retirement System
Mónica M. Cortés Torres, Interim VP Multicultural Markets & Engagement, AARP
Maria Teresa Kumar, Founding Partner & CEO, Voto Latino; NAA Member
Teresa McBride, Chief Executive Officer, McBride & Company
Mara Liz Meinhofer, Director, New York Office, Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development & Commerce
Cynthia Rivera Weissblum, President & CEO, Edwin Gould Foundation; NAA Institute Board Member

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

Opening Remarks:
The Honorable Roel C. Campos, NAA Inc & NAA Institute Board Member; Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Guest Speaker:
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Chief International Correspondent, CNBC

The Honorable Mickey Ibarra, Chairman, Latino Leaders Network

The Honorable Martin Chavez, Former Mayor, Albuquerque, NM
The Honorable Nelda Martinez, Mayor, Corpus Christi, TX

Journey of Entrepreneurship and Business Success

Henry Cisneros, NAA Co-Founder & Board Member; Executive Chairman, Cityview

Paula G. Arrojo, Managing Director, Investment Management, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Maria Luisa Ferre-Rangel, President and CEO, Grupo Ferre Rangel; NAA Member
Andy Unanue, NAA Inc Board Member; Managing Partner, AUA Private Equity Partners, LLC
Jackeline Cacho, Host and Producer, Triunfo Latino National TV Show; NAA Member


Pension Fund Diversity Day Opening Breakfast

Sponsor Remarks:
Jason Howard, Director, Private Market Investments, GSM Grosvenor

Guest Speakers:
Hon. Scott Stringer, Comptroller, City of New York
Hon. Alejandra Castillo, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce
Hon. Michael Blake, Assemblyman District 79, New York State Assembly
Juan Sabater, NAA Inc Board Member & Wall Street Summit Co-Chair; Managing Director, Valor Equity Partners
Edward Cox, Chairman, New York State Republican Party

Diversity Investment Management: State and Outlook


Cyril Meduña, NAA Inc Vice Chair of Governance & Pension Fund Initiative Co-Chair; President, Advent-Morro Equity Partners, Inc.

Gerson Guzman, NAA Inc Board Member and Treasurer; Managing Director, Corinthian Capital Group, LLC
Jay Ferguson, Managing Partner, Vicente Capital Partners
Jerry Arzu, Director, Business Development, Kelsey Advisory Group
Victor Miramontes, Vice Chairman, City View; NAA Member
Maria Boyazny, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MB Global Partners

Pension Fund Diversity Across Markets 

Opening Remarks:
Letitia "Tish" James, Public Advocate, City of New York


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

Sylvia Bell, Managing Director, Investment Operations, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Daniel J. Bienvenue, CFA, CAIA, Managing Investment Director, Global Equity, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)
Alex Doñe, Head of Private Equity, New York City Employees' Retirement System (NYCERS)
Rodrigo Garcia, Chief Investment Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Illinois State Treasury
Anastasia Titarchuk, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Pension Investment & Cash Management, New York State Common Retirement Fund


New America Alliance International Symposium

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 at 09:00 AM through September 26, 2024

Venture Capital and Private Equity Symposium

Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 09:00 AM
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