raymond arroyo

Raymond J. Arroyo

Raymond’s extensive background includes 25 years of experience with Fortune 100 companies as a senior executive in both human resources and general business, and as a board director for several nonprofit organizations.

Steve Barr

Steve Barr

Steve has spent the last 16 years helping with companies to mature their back office processes and technology systems.

george bermudez

George Bermudez

George Bermudez leads a team of 11 client relationship managers in providing comprehensive financial advisory, lending, treasury and international banking solutions.








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Florida Power and Light



Rhett Buttle

Rhett Buttle

Rhett Buttle currently serves as the Business Outreach Director for the Hillary for America campaign where he acts as campaign’s main liaison to the business community.

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Marco Campos

Marco Campos is an engineer, entrepreneur/business owner, and philanthropist.

Steve Clemons

Steve Clemons is Washington Editor-At-Large for The Atlantic and National Journal; and Editor-in-Chief of AtlanticLIVE, National Journal LIVE , and QuartzLIVE.

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Rafael De La Cruz

It all started in summer of 1989. I was 15 years old and I got a job at a traffic control company just doing yard duties.



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Emilio Estefan

It has been said that extraordinary leaders are ordinary human beings who possess an extraordinary vision and put all of their passion, drive and ambition to bring it into fruition.





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Ecom Lat

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Agile Sourcing Partners

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American Water



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Walton Family Foundation

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American Egg Board

Fernand Fernandez

Fernand “Fern” Fernandez American Airlines’ Vice President – Global Marketing is an experienced airline executive with more than 19-years in the industry.

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Rafael Bustillo

Rafael Bustillo serves as chief operating officer and is responsible for the bank’s primary lines of business.

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Daniel Galindo

Daniel Galindo serves as Assistant Vice President and Director of CRA Strategic Initiatives with Woodforest National Bank.

Xavier Gonzalez

Xavier Gonzalez

Xavier Gonzalez serves as the Chief Executive Officer of eMerge Americas, helping lead the effort to establish Miami as the technology hub of the Americas.

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Fernando J. Hernandez

Mr. Hernandez serves as Supplier Diversity Director for Microsoft Corporation.

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Nicole Herrera

Nicole Herrera is a Diversity Outreach Program Manager at Google focused on the US Hispanic market.

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Manteca Media

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Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba is a Golden Globe-nominated actress whose career includes roles in films such as “Fantastic Four” and “Little Fockers.”

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Jim Holloway

Jim Holloway is General Manager of Supplier Relations. Mr. Holloway is responsible for overseeing Supplier Diversity, Risk Management, Systems and Supplier Relations.

Gary Kallenbach

Gary Kallenbach

As the Chief Procurement Officer for UPS, Gary Kallenbach and his team manage all indirect and enterprise-wide complex commodities, including system technologies , professional services, energy and fuel purchases.

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Peter Kiriacoulacos

Peter Kiriacoulacos is responsible for the combined procurement function and developing and guiding strategies to help achieve commercial synergies.

angela klett

Angela Klett, CPA, ChFC

Angie Klett is senior vice president IT CFO and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO).

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Angie Garcia Lathrop

Angie Garcia Lathrop is a Community Affairs Executive for Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) at Bank of America.

Pilip Levine

The Honorable Philip Levine

For almost 30 years, Philip Levine has been an integral member of the Miami Beach community.

Sandra E. Lopez

Sandra E. Lopez is vice president in the New Technology Group and oversees the fashion and sports business within its New Devices Group at Intel Corporation.

pedro maldonado

Pedro Maldonado

Pedro Maldonado is currently the Director of Merchandising for CVS pharmacy y más.

Monika Mantilla

Monika Mantilla

Ms. Mantilla has over 25 years of domestic and international company building and investment management experience.







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Ramón Martín

Ramón Martín is the Global Head of Merchant Sales at Visa Inc.

John Minge'

John Mingé

John Mingé is the Chairman and President of BP America Inc.

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Claudia Mirza

Claudia Mirza has led the Akorbi’s impressive evolution from a language translation company to a global provider of multilingual business solutions, including staffing, contact centers, global marketing, eLearning and much more.

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US Bank

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Cracker Barrel

Catharine Moffitt

Dr. Catharine Moffitt, MD, FAAP, CHIE

Dr. Moffitt is a native Floridian raised in Hollywood, Florida.

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J. Mario Molina, MD

Dr. J. Mario Molina is President and CEO of Molina Healthcare, Inc., one of the leading organizations providing quality health care for low-income individuals and families.

John Molina

John Molina, JD

John C. Molina is the chief financial officer of Molina Healthcare, a company his father founded 35 years ago.

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Roberto R. Muñoz

Roberto Muñoz is the South and South West Florida Market President for BBVA Compass. He oversees the commercial lending and domestic global wealth for the region.

Rey Ocanas

J. Reymundo Ocañas

J. Reymundo Ocañas is the director of Corporate Responsibility and Reputation and Community Reinvestment Act Officer for BBVA Compass.

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Alice Rodriguez

Alice Rodriguez is the Consumer Banking Executive responsible for Banking & Wealth Management in the greater Texas metro areas.

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Walter Rodriguez

Walter Rodriguez is Director of Segment and Cultural Portfolio Strategy & Planning within the Chief Marketing Office for Verizon.

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Dr. Mark B. Rosenberg

Mark B. Rosenberg is president of Florida International University, face of the country’s future in higher education demographics.

don salazar

Don Salazar

Don Salazar currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Creative Times Inc., also known as CTI Construction, a design-and-build construction business based in Ogden, Utah.

adrianna samaniego

Adrianna Samaniego

Adrianna Samaniego is currently a Diversity Markets Manager at Google, Inc. working to empower underrepresented communities to grow on the web.

Marco Campos

Maria Thompson

Maria Bastian Thompson is a woman with a vision and the will to see these visions through to reality.

enrique torres

Enrique Torres

Enrique is President and Co-owner of Excellent Fruit & Produce Inc. (d/b/a EFAP).

jeremy tucker

Jeremy Tucker

Jeremy Tucker is vice president, Marketing Communications and Media, a position to which he was appointed in September 2014.

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Robert I. Unanue

Robert “Bob” Unanue became President of Goya Foods, currently headquartered in Jersey City.

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Nina Vaca

Nina Vaca’s dynamic leadership over the past 19 years has propelled the company from a niche IT services firm to the workforce solutions powerhouse it is today.

mark reed

Mark Reed

The CPO for AARP, Mark Reed has over 15 years of experience as a supply chain and procurement executive.

Don Perez

Dionicio ‘Don’ Perez

Don Perez leads a global real estate Critical Systems/Engineering Support (CSES) group responsible for providing overall governance of the CSES program for 6,000+ facilities globally.

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Hewlett Packard



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Comerica Bank

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Latino Connection

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The Honorable Greg Abbott

Elected to serve as the 48th Governor of State of Texas, Greg Abbott has a strong record of conservative leadership as Texas’ longest-serving Attorney General.

Ben Alvarado

Ben Alvarado oversees approximately 3,800 financial professionals at 234 banking stores and manages more than $34.1 billion in deposits and $11.3 billion in loans.

Henry Fleches – Businessman of the Year

Henry Fleches is President and CEO of United Data Technologies Inc. (UDT), a leader in Cloud and Managed Technology Solutions. He co-founded UDT in 1995; This year UDT is on track to reach $225 million in revenues.

Gary Gonzalez – HBE Elite Honoree

In 1976, Gary joined the Gonzalez Design Group, of which he is currently the President and CEO. Under his leadership, the company grew from 65 to over 800 employees with revenues exceeding $90 million.

Renu Khator – Excellence in Leadership Award

Renu Khator oversees an organization that serves more than 66,000 students, has a budget that exceeds $1.3 billion, and has a $3.5 billion-plus economic impact on the Greater Houston area each year.

The Honorable Bob Buckhorn

Bob Buckhorn was sworn in as the 58th mayor of the City of Tampa, the nation’s 53th largest city, on April 1, 2011.

Beatriz Manetta – Businesswoman of the Year

Betty Manetta helms both Argent Associates, Inc. and Asociar LLC as President & CEO which have built an impeccable reputation of work ethic and exceeding customer expectations.

Flavio Marquez – HBE Elite Honoree

Flavio Marquez is the President and CEO of AMG Forwarding Corporation and Valley International Supply.

Jon G. Mu?oz – LGBT Business Advocate of the Year

Jon Mu?oz leads Hilton Worldwide?s diversity management practice focused on culture, talent and marketplace initiatives.

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