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R. Martin Chavez

There’s a famous scene in the classic 1967 film The Graduate in which a family friend approaches Dustin Hoffman’s character with an unprompted bit of advice.

Clarissa Cerda

When she was a young girl growing up in Chicago, Clarissa Cerda’s father told her a story about a church sweeper.

Enrique Salem

He’s led a multibillion-dollar Fortune 500 technology company, he advises President Barack Obama on cyber crime, and he hunts for early-stage tech investments at Bain Capital Ventures—but Enrique Salem didn’t set out to become a thought leader.

Luis Sierra

Leading a $6 billion business unit for one of the largest and most influential companies in the world is no small task.

Paul Diaz

One sunny day last May, Paul J. Diaz—then CEO of Kindred Healthcare—stood onstage at American University’s graduation ceremony and looked over the crowd.

Robert Sanchez

By his own admission, Ryder CEO Robert Sanchez’s journey through 15 positions in 20 years has demanded leadership in areas outside his expertise.

Recap: Catalyst Event in San Francisco

The Alumni Society’ held its first regional Catalyst event presented by Netflix, which included three speakers, dinner, a cocktail hour, and breakout sessions

Yasmine Winkler

Yasmine Winkler is the chief marketing, product, and innovation officer for UnitedHealth Group’s $103 billion health care services flagship business, UnitedHealthcare.

Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri

Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri is the chief diversity officer and global co-head of talent development for Goldman Sachs in the Human Capital Management (HCM) Division. She is also a member of the Global Talent Leadership Team.

Regina Montoya

Regina Montoya is a member of the board of directors of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and is a co-chair of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawling’s Task Force on Poverty.