34 Hispanic corporate leaders participated in the leadership development program; recognized for their leadership in the community and respective corporations
The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), recognized 34 corporate leaders at the 2017 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ (YHCA) Awards & Reception, after participating in a four-day leadership development program. Hosted once again by Altria Group, the program was held on April 29 - May 2, at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit.
“Altria is proud to sponsor the HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ program,” said Claudia Baltazar Mills, 2016 HACR YHCA Alum and Associate Manager of Communications for Altria Group Distribution Company. “Today’s HACR YHCA award recipients’ academic and career achievements demonstrate the caliber of corporate America’s Hispanic leadership pipelines.”
Now in its 11th year, the HACR YHCA program was created to recognize young executives in Corporate America who have shown leadership qualities at their respective companies along with a proven commitment to the Hispanic community, and are leading the way in establishing a new standard of excellence in Corporate America.
"HACR understands that a company’s success will rely on building a robust pipeline of diverse talent,” said Cid Wilson, HACR President & CEO. “The HACR YHCA program is instrumental in helping companies identify their high potential talent to further elevate the power of Hispanic inclusion.”
To qualify for the HACR YHCA program, candidates must be of Hispanic origin, between the ages of 25-40 at the time the award is received, and must also be employed at Fortune 500 and/or HACR Corporate Member company.
The 2017 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ are:
Gabriel "Gabe" Aguilar, Chevron
David Richard Cavazos III, Fannie Mae
Sara Colunga Quigley, Altria Group
Angela De Hoyos Hart, General Motors Co.
Naty Figueroa, BP America Corporation
Renee Garcia, PNC Bank
Nelda Garza, General Electric
Betsy Gracia-Vega, Wyndham Worldwide
Xochitl A. Leon, Wells Fargo & Company
Carlos G. Lopez, Northrop Grumman
Jorge L. Lopez, Bristol-Meyers Squibb
Juan Carlos "JC" Lopez, Cisco
Yeny Malaver, SunTrust Bank
Veronica Martinez, Cisco
Ana Luisa Mendoza, Northrop Grumman
Hansel M. Monroy, Ford Motor Company
Johnny Montes, Bank of America Corporation
Robert Montoya, State Farm
Jessica Moreno, General Motors Co.
Jonathan Munro, Wells Fargo & Company
Jenina G. Nuñez, McDonald’s Corporation
Joaquin M. Nuño-Whelan, General Motors Co.
Hilary D. Payne, Ball Corporation
Juan Jose Perez, Nationwide
Diego Rejtman, Microsoft
Eric J. Rodriguez, Intel
Vanessa B. Rodriguez, TD Bank
Verika Rodriguez, Johnson & Johnson
Mariela Sanchez, Delta Air Lines
Jackie Sierra, Altria Group
Gabriel Tassain, Capital One Financial
Daniel Torres, Union Pacific Railroad
Leslie Wade, Dell
Adilka Indhira White, UPS
Gerardo Zuñiga Guerra, Medtronic PLC
To learn more about the HACR YHCA program, please firstname.lastname@example.org.