The Class of 2018 is not a list.

It’s a collection of perspectives from twenty-five Latino leaders from across the United States on elevating leadership within our community. In the following interviews, these members highlight their struggles, reveal their secrets of success, and share their next big idea. Whether they are a millennial in the early stages of leadership or a seasoned C-suite veteran, these leaders are united by their fierce visions for the new majority.

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Entrepreneurs

With passion, unflagging optimism, and determination, these entrepreneurs create their own opportunities to fill a need in the tech and investor worlds.

Tom
Chavez

CEO and Cofounder
Krux Inc. (a Salesforce company)

Read Tom’s Q&A

James
Gutiérrez

CEO and Founder, Insikt

Read James’s Q&A

Miguel
González Herranz

Cofounder and COO, FounderNest

Read Miguel’s Q&A

Rami
Reyes

Cofounder, NextEquity Partners

Read Rami’s Q&A

Nuria
Santamaría Wolfe

CEO and Cofounder,
Encantos Media Studios PBC

Read Nuria’s Q&A

Financiers

In the world of finance, these leaders sought their own opportunities to make a name for themselves.

Carlos
Maymí

Vice President, Moody’s Investors Service

Read Carlos’s Q&A

Peter
Mintzberg

Chief Strategy Officer and Global Head
of Corporate Development, OppenheimerFunds

Read Peter’s Q&A

Julian
Parra

SVP and Region Executive,
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Read Julians’s Q&A

Chris
Perez

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Read Chris’s Q&A

Codie
Sanchez

Founder/Investor/Speaker, CS Ventures

Read Codie’s Q&A

Top Latinas

These Latinas have not only made it to the upper echelons of their respective industries, but they are also creating opportunities for other Latinas to do the same.

Kimberly
Casiano

Board of Directors, Ford Motor Company

Read Kimberly’s Q&A

Adela
Cepeda

Managing Director, PFM

Read Adela’s Q&A

Ana
Fuentevilla

Chief Medical Officier, Optum Population
Health Solutions, UnitedHealth Group

Read Ana’s Q&A

Emilia
Lopez

Senior Vice President of US Card Customer Resiliency, Capital One

Read Emilia’s Q&A

Carla
Vernón

President of Annie’s Operating Unit,
General Mills

Read Carla’s Q&A

Trailblazers

These leaders took their careers in their own hands to define success for themselves and inspire others to do the same.

Miriam
Aguirre

SVP of Engineering, Skillz

Read Miriam’s Q&A

Jose
Cedeño

SVP of Growth and Innovation, Sony Music

Read Jose’s Q&A

Nellie
Gorbea

Secretary of State, Rhode Island

Read Nellie’s Q&A

Ellen
Ochoa

Director of Johnson Space Center, NASA (ret.)

Read Ellen’s Q&A

Francesca
de Quesada Covey

Head of Jobs and Services Partnerships, Facebook

Read Francesca’s Q&A

Culture Connectors

It is increasingly important for corporate America to connect with the Latino community, and these leaders are the link to ensure that happens.

Jorge
Casimiro

VP of Global Community Impact and
President of Nike Foundation, Nike

Read Jorge’s Q&A

Eva
Hughes

Founder and CEO, Adira Consulting

Read Eva’s Q&A

Laura
Marquez

Head of Latino Community Engagement, Google

Read Laura’s Q&A

Rita
Mitjans

Chief Diversity and Corporate
Social Responsibility Officer, ADP

Read Rita’s Q&A

Kecia
Paredes

VP of Hispanic Shopper Marketing,
Geometry Global

Read Kecia’s Q&A

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