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Governing LatinoLEAD, the Board of Directors supports and uplifts the mission and vision of our organization.

LatinoLEAD Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Marina Pariseau, Board Chair
Chief Diversity Officer, 3M


Esther Ledesma Pumarol, Board Vice Chair & LiderCon Committee Co-Chair

HR Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Corporate Giving, Xcel Energy


Alfredo Martel, Board Secretary 

President, Martel Management Consulting LLC

Elvis Rivera, Board Treasurer

Financial Planning Specialist, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Marc Valencia, Governance Chair

Vice President, New Publica, LLC.


Mirdalys Herrera Tweeton, Fundraising Chair

Vice President of External RelationsVice President of External Relations, KIPP Minnesota

LatinoLEAD Board Members

Carlos Acosta

Project Engineer, PCL Construction


Juliana Cadavid Vaughn

Immigrant Advocate, Legal Professional


Walter Cortina

Executive Director, Bridgemakers


Dr. Beatriz DeSantiago

Assitant Professor at Minnesota State University (Mankato)

Adjunct Faculty Instructor at Metropolitan State University


Johan Gomez Sang

Consumer Lending Officer (CLO), Minnesota Bank and Trust


Roxanna “Roxy” Gonzalez

Partner, Dorsey & Whitney​


Mary Guerra

Senior Financial Analyst, Children's Minnesota


Jessica Velasco

Community Organizer (Worthington, MN), Unidos Minnesota

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LatinoLEAD Committees

How LatinoLEAD committees work

Network Engagement and Event Planning Committee

The Network Engagement and Event Planning Committee assist with strategic planning and membership engagement efforts through our Inspire. Elevate. LatinoLEAD. event series.


Finance and Fundraising Committee

This committee assists the LatinoLEAD team is seeking new methods of funding, engage with potential donors, and support in creating relationships with funders.


Governance Committee

The Governance Committee supports the board in the recruitment of LatinoLEAD board members in addition to ensuring strong board governance that follows LatinoLEAD’s bylaws.


Mi Gente Committee

The Mi Gente committee ensures the infrastructure for LatinoLEAD’s employment experience that aligns with our values and ultimately supports the growth of LatinoLEAD’s staff.

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