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

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.