2022 National Latino Leaders To Be Honored at the 7th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

Jun 22, 2022 3:00 PM ET
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MIAMI, June 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE), an initiative under the National Diversity Council, will host the Seventh Annual National Latino Leadership Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 20th and Wednesday, Sept. 21st, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.in Miami, Florida. The hybrid event will also offer a partial virtual live-stream eastern standard time for non-physical participants. This year’s theme is "Defining Transformational Leadership: Latinos That Inspire, Motivate & Influence.”

The 2022 National Latino Leaders list highlights individuals who have achieved success in their careers while paving the way for other Latinos to advance in the corporate arena. These individuals contribute to creating and promoting a culture where Latino talent is supported and leveraged for organizational success. They demonstrate leadership excellence and high visibility in the Latino community and maintain a record of professional accomplishments.

“Today, more than any other time, it is imperative we recognize and honor our National Latino Leaders,” said Angeles Valenciano, CEO of the National Diversity Council. “The honorees are the definition of the richness of the Latino culture and are exemplary individuals paving the way for the Latino community at large.”

To see the full list of the 2022 National Latino Leaders awardees please visit; http://clwe.org/programs-events/latino-leadership-conference/7th-annual-latino-leadership-conference/awardees/

2022 National Latino Leaders Award

Aarón Almada
Sr. Manager, Community Impact & Investment
Capital One

Adorys Velazquez
Baker Botts L.L.P.

Christopher Marquez
Vice President Global Field Services
Dell Technologies

Elijah Jones
Director of Health Equity & Clinical Resources
Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities

Eric Franco
President and Senior Consultant
Franco IO Consulting

Fresia Pareja
Assistant Attending, Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Gavin Villareal
Baker Botts L.L.P.

J. Manny Santiago
Executive Director, WA State LGBTQ Commission
State of Washington

Jose Minaya
Chief Executive Officer

Louis Quinones
Chief of Corrections
Orange County Corrections Department

Luis M. Martinez
Deputy Manager of Multicultural Affairs and International Relations
City of Orlando

Marcos Pesquera
System Vice-President for Community Benefit, Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Melissa Vela
Vice President, Houston Community Manager
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Dr. Mike Flores
Alamo Colleges

Noel Cardenas
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
Memorial Hermann Southeast and Pearland Hospitals

Nury Castillo-Crawford
Director of Academic Support
Gwinnett County Public Schools

Teodoro Anderson Diaz
Vice President Outpatient Behavioral Health
Wheeler Clinic

Victor Verastegui
Vice President
New York Life Insurance

José Gomez 
Sales Engineering Manager

Registration for The 7th Annual Latino Leadership Conference is currently open and can be purchased starting at $299 for non-partners and $269 for partners at www.clwe.org. For more information about this event please contact: Emily Pickett at emily.pickett@nationaldiversitycouncil.org

About The National Diversity Council

A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. More information about the National Diversity Council is available at: www.nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

About the Council for Latino Equity Council

The Council for Latino Workplace Equity is a resource and platform to foster workplace equity for Latino talent. It highlights the pertinent issues concerning Latinos in the workplace in order to advance equal opportunities and incite change within organizations. For information about the CLWE is available at www.clwe.org.

Media Contact
Kamaria Monmouth
Sr. Communications Specialist
National Diversity Council