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

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LatinoLEAD Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Ambar Hanson, Board Chair
Community Relationship Officer, Mortenson Foundation

Rodolfo “Rudy” Rodriguez, Board Vice President
Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion (DEI), Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Giney Rojas, Board Secretary
Academic Coach, Capella University

Luciano Patiño
Loan Officer and Financial Specialist, Propel Nonprofits

Committee Chairs
Marc Valencia, Governance Committee
Senior Consultant, New Publica, LLC.

Etzel Kerst, Network Engagement and Planning Committee Chair
Enrollment Services Supervisor, Capella University

Laura Miranda Bottenfield, Finance Committee
Vice President of International Consulting, Latin America, US Bank

Marina Pariseau, Mi Gente Committee Chair
Director of Global Inclusion and Engagement, Ecolab

Esther Ledesma Pumarol

Global Portfolio Manager, Medtronic

Alfredo Martel

President & CEO at Meda - Metropolitan Economic Development Association

About 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.