CHLI
Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute
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Leadership & Team

Who We Are

 
 

Our Leadership

The CHLI Board of Directors is comprised of United States Congressional Members and senior executives from major corporations. The diverse Board of Directors share their time, talent and treasure to focus on the vision, mission and purpose of CHLI. They lead the organization develop and provide quality programs to prepare, connect and honor leaders.


 

board of directors

The executive officers include the Chairman, Vice-Chairs, Secretary, and Treasurer who lead CHLI’s Board of Directors.

 
Lincoln Diaz-Balart  Chairman

Lincoln Diaz-Balart
Chairman

Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX)  Vice-Chairman

Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
Vice-Chairman

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)  Vice-Chairman

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)
Vice-Chairman

John Hoel  Treasurer  Altria Client Services

John Hoel
Treasurer
Altria Client Services

Emilio Gonzalez  Secretary  Verizon

Emilio Gonzalez
Secretary
Verizon

 

congressional board members

 

CHLI CORPORATE BOARD

 
The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Silvia R. Aldana  PG&E Corporation

Silvia R. Aldana
PG&E Corporation

LaKeitha Anderson  RAI Services Co.

LaKeitha Anderson
RAI Services Co.

Angela M. Arboleda  Herbalife Nutrition

Angela M. Arboleda
Herbalife Nutrition

Joe Avila  Ford

Joe Avila
Ford

Maria Luisa Boyce  UPS

Maria Luisa Boyce
UPS

Sara Decker  Walmart

Sara Decker
Walmart

Ray Dempsey Jr.  BP America

Ray Dempsey Jr.
BP America

Omar Franco  Becker & Poliakoff

Omar Franco
Becker & Poliakoff

Jessica Herrera-Flanigan  Univision Communications Inc.

Jessica Herrera-Flanigan
Univision Communications Inc.

Heather Kennedy  The Home Depot

Heather Kennedy
The Home Depot

Justin Kissinger  Heineken USA

Justin Kissinger
Heineken USA

Juan Otero  Comcast|NBC Universal|Telemundo

Juan Otero
Comcast|NBC Universal|Telemundo

Peter Villegas  Coca-Cola

Peter Villegas
Coca-Cola

Nathalie Rayes  Grupo Salinas

Nathalie Rayes
Grupo Salinas

Susan I. Santana  AT&T Services, Inc.

Susan I. Santana
AT&T Services, Inc.

Alejandro Sarria  Covington & Burling, LLP

Alejandro Sarria
Covington & Burling, LLP

Christopher L. Turner  Dell, Inc.

Christopher L. Turner
Dell, Inc.

Patrice Webb  American Beverage Association

Patrice Webb
American Beverage Association

 

CHLI ADVISORY COUNciL

Members of the CHLI Advisory Council (CAC) contribute their expertise and resources in the private sector to enrich programs. The CAC also assists the Board of Directors and staff in fulfilling the vision and mission of CHLI.

 
Linda Auglis  National Beer Wholesalers Association

Linda Auglis
National Beer Wholesalers Association

Guillermo Godoy  General Motors

Guillermo Godoy
General Motors

Christina Carrica Haley  Akin Gump

Christina Carrica Haley
Akin Gump

Chanelle Hardy  Google

Chanelle Hardy
Google

Mario Hernandez  Western Union

Mario Hernandez
Western Union

Bernadette Hobson  PepsiCo.

Bernadette Hobson
PepsiCo.

Rodney E. Hood  JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Rodney E. Hood
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Cindy Jimenez  United Technologies Corporation

Cindy Jimenez
United Technologies Corporation

Lance Mangum  FedEx Corporation

Lance Mangum
FedEx Corporation

Howard Moon  Amgen

Howard Moon
Amgen

David Olivencia  Accenture

David Olivencia
Accenture

Isaac Reyes  Target

Isaac Reyes
Target

Norberto Salinas  Intel Corporation

Norberto Salinas
Intel Corporation

Alberto Senior  MillerCoors

Alberto Senior
MillerCoors

Marie Sylla-Dixon  T-Mobile

Marie Sylla-Dixon
T-Mobile

Sam Tatevosyan  McDonald's Coporation

Sam Tatevosyan
McDonald's Coporation

Nora Venegas  Tyson Foods, Inc.

Nora Venegas
Tyson Foods, Inc.

 

TEAM

The team of highly motivated and committed individuals responsible for the day-to-day operations of CHLI.

 
Mary Ann Gomez Orta  President & CEO

Mary Ann Gomez Orta
President & CEO

H. Stephen Halloway  Senior Advisor

H. Stephen Halloway
Senior Advisor

Juan Negron  Director of Programs & External Affairs

Juan Negron
Director of Programs &
External Affairs

Maytee Sanz  Director of Philanthropy

Maytee Sanz
Director of Philanthropy

Michelle Archilla  Creative Communications & Marketing Director

Michelle Archilla
Creative Communications & Marketing Director

Rudy Vargas  Director of Finance

Rudy Vargas
Director of Finance

Diego Zambrano  Director of Operations & Engagement

Diego Zambrano
Director of Operations & Engagement

Raquel Martinez  Finance Assistant

Raquel Martinez
Finance Assistant