WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- We are proud to announce the new Officers for the 2022-2024 term of the LCDA and LCDEF Boards of Directors.
"I am honored to serve as LCDA's Chair and work alongside our association's dedicated directors, staff, and distinguished members, as well as our foundation's leadership to continue to advance our work to new heights," said Chair-Elect Elizabeth Oliver-Farrow. "I look forward to building on the foundation and successes of my predecessors to advance our mission and ensure more Latinos are placed on corporate boards. I want to thank our outgoing Board Members and Founders, without whose support and leadership we could not have grown and had the level of impact we've had to date: Kimberly Casiano, Tom Castro, Hon. Nelson Diaz, Jose Luis Prado, and Al Zapanta."
We welcome the largest group of NEW members joining the boards:
Adela Cepeda, Independent Director
Director: BMO Financial Corporation; Mercer Mutual Funds; Pathway Mutual Funds; UBS Funds
Pedro DeJesus, Head of International Business and EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Director: Lake Forest Bank & Trust, N.A., a Wintrust Financial Corp. Bank (NASDAQ: WTFC); Onward Brands, LLC; Tampico Beverages, Inc.; Tampico Bottling Company
Debra Sandler, Fmr President, Mars Chocolate North America LLC
Director: The Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM); Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG); Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI); Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (NASDAQ: KDP)
Noramay Cadena, Managing Director, Supply Change Capital
Director: Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Romulo "Romy" Diaz, Jr., Fmr Vice President & General Counsel, PECO, an Exelon Company
Director: Independent Director, Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh
Al Prieto, Partner, CEO & Board Practice, Egon Zehnder
LCDA is a national nonprofit membership organization whose membership is comprised of Latino corporate directors, C-suite executives, and board-ready business leaders. LCDA champions diversity at the highest levels of corporate leadership behind a critical mission: to increase the representation of U.S. Latinos on corporate boards. LCDA serves as an advocate and resource to corporate boards, search firms, private equity, and institutional investors interested in gaining access to exceptional Latino board talent. For more information about LCDA visit www.latinocorporatedirectors.org.
The Latino Corporate Directors Education Foundation (LCDEF) is the affiliated foundation of LCDA. Together with LCDA, the foundation is committed to paving the way for the next generation of US Latina and Latino corporate directors. Its strategic priority is to prepare, position and grow the supply of Latino C-Suite executives prepared for corporate board service and lead with research-based reports and thought leadership.
Contact: Monique Navarro, LCDA Director of Communications, (915) 790-7788
SOURCE LATINO CORPORATE DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION