WASHINGTON, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition (TLC), one of the largest membership and advocacy organizations for Latino-owned small businesses, issued the following statement today regarding Geisha J. Williams' promotion to President of Electric Operations for PG&E:
"The Latino Coalition congratulates Geisha J. Williams on her well-deserved promotion to President of Electric Operations for PG&E," said Hector Barreto, TLC Chairman and Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. "Latina women continue rising to the occasion in the labor force and PG&E's promotion of Williams is a historic one making her the first-ever Latina appointed to the position of President of a regulated utility in the country. We commend Williams for her leadership, business shrewdness and dedication overseeing end-to-end delivery of electric service to 16 million people in northern and central California. And we wish her much success in her new role."
"Geisha J. Williams has a strong and successful track record with PG&E since 2007," says Allen Gutierrez, The Latino Coalition's National Executive Director. "She has exemplified knowledge, commitment and exceptional leadership in her current role and brings a wealth of experience to her new position."
ABOUT THE LATINO COALITION- The Latino Coalition (TLC) was founded in 1995 by a group of Hispanic business owners from across the country to research and develop policies solutions relevant to Latinos. TLC is a non-profit nationwide organization with offices in California, Washington, DC and Guadalajara, Mexico. Established to address and engage on key issues that that directly affect the well-being of Hispanics in the United States, TLC's agenda is to create and promote initiatives and partnerships that will foster economic equivalency and enhance and empower overall business, economic and social development for Latinos. Visit www.thelatinocoalition.com.
SOURCE The Latino Coalition