Hispanic Scholarship Fund Announces Additions To Board Of Directors

Feb 01, 2016, 09:00 ET from Hispanic Scholarship Fund

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, today announced the addition of seven new members to its Board of Directors:

  • Linda Bagley, Deputy General Counsel, Disney ABC Television Group and Walt Disney International
  • Michael J. Bender, Chief Operating Officer, Global eCommerce, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Walter Dolhare, Head of Markets Division, Wells Fargo Securities
  • Dean William R. Fitzsimmons, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Harvard College
  • Phillip Hyun, President, LAKANA
  • Diana Natalicio, President, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Ida Nieto, Vice President, F&A, Global Internal Audit, The Procter & Gamble Company

"We are grateful to have such a distinguished group of accomplished professionals join the HSF Board of Directors," said Fidel A. Vargas, President & CEO. "The addition of these talented individuals strengthens an already diverse and extraordinary Board."

"I'm excited about the addition of these amazing leaders," said Lisa Quiroz Garcia, Chair of HSF the Board of Directors. "I am looking forward to working side by side with each one of them, and the rest of the Board, as we embark on the next phase of growth for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund."

To learn more about these additions to the Board of Directors visit http://hsf.net/en/about-hsf/people/board-of-directors/

About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.  HSF strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can. HSF also seeks to give its Scholars all the tools they need to do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.  As the nation's largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $470 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, HSF Scholars, Alumni, and parents.  For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, please visit HSF.net

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