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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


Esther Ledesma Pumarol, Board Chair 

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

Mirdalys Herrera Tweeton, Vice Chair

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


Alfredo Martel, Board Secretary 

President, Martel Management Consulting LLC

Elvis Rivera, Board Treasurer

Financial Planning Specialist, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley


Roxanna “Roxy” Gonzalez, Governance Chair

Partner, Dorsey & Whitney​

Johan Gomez Sang, Fundraiser Chair

Consumer Lending Officer (CLO), Minnesota Bank and Trust

LatinoLEAD Board Members

Dr. Beatriz DeSantiago

Assitant Professor at Minnesota State University (Mankato)

Adjunct Faculty Instructor at Metropolitan State University

Carlos Acosta

Project Engineer, PCL Construction

Jessica Velasco

Community Organizer (Worthington, MN), Unidos Minnesota


Juliana Cadavid Vaughn

Immigrant Advocate, Legal Professional

Marc Valencia

Vice President, New Publica, LLC.

Mary Guerra

Senior Financial Analyst, Children's Minnesota

Walter Cortina

Executive Director, Bridgemakers

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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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