Overseeing a company or organization’s activities, the board of directors is the governing body of such company. Board members meet periodically to discuss and vote on the affairs of the entity. Among the LATINA Style 50 Companies, there are eight Latinas serving on boards. They are diversifying the boardrooms, they are bringing wisdom, knowledge and leadership to the company they work for and for the community.
1. Marta Tienda
Maurice P. During ’22 Professor in
Demographic Studies at Princeton University
LS 50 Company: TIAA
Boards: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Robin Hood, the Population Reference Bureau and the Jacobs Foundation of Switzerland.
2. Nina Vaca
CEO & Chairman of Pinnacle Group
Presidential Ambassador for Global
LS 50 Company: Comerica Bank
Boards: Cinemark and Kohl’s.
3. Monica C. Lozano
Chairman, Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program
Former Chairman and CEO, U.S. Hispanic Media, Inc.
LS 50 Company: Bank of America
Boards: Target Corporation, Chair of the Board of the Weingart Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the University of California Board of Regents.
4. Sara Martinez Tucker
Retired CEO, National Math and Science Initiative; Former Secretary of Education in the U.S. Department of Education
LS 50 Company: Xerox & Sprint
Boards: American Electric Power, University of Texas System Board of Regents and the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees.
5. Geisha J. Williams
CEO & President, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.
LS 50 Company: Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.
Boards: Boards: Edison Electric Institute (EEI), Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) and Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and the California Academy of Sciences and the University of Miami.
6. Cynthia A. Telles, PhD
Director, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute Spanish-Speaking Psychosocial Clinic
LS 50 Company: Kaiser Permanente
Boards: California Community Foundation, Pacific Council on International Policy, the Music Center (Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County), MALDEF, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, and the Board of Airport Commissioners for Los Angeles World Airports
7. Kimberly Casiano
President of Kimberly Casiano & Associates
LS 50 Company: Ford Motor Company
Boards: Mutual of America, Scotiabank of Puerto Rico, Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA), Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and the Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, FL).
8. Dina Dublon
Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
LS 50 Company: PepsiCo
Boards: PepsiCo, Inc., and Deutsche Bank AG (supervisory board, until July 2018).