News Column

2007 Boardroom Elite

January/February 2007, HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine

Donna M. Alvarado
Currently: Former federal official is founder and president of business consulting firm Aguila International
Boards: CSX Corp. , Corrections Corp. of America

Linda G. Alvarado
Currently: Founder, president and CEO of Denver-based Alvarado Construction
Boards: The Pepsi Bottling Group; 3M; Pitney Bowes Inc.; Qwest Communications International Inc. ; Lennox International

Aida Alvarez
Currently: Writer and banker formerly head of Small Business Administration
Boards: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ; Union BanCal, PacifiCare Health Systems

Ralph Alvarez
Currently: President and COO of McDonald's Corp.
Board: KeyCorp

Magdalena Averhoff
Currently: Miami-based physician specializing in gastroenterology
Board: HCA Inc.

Mario L. Baeza
Currently: Founder and controlling shareholder of merchant bankers Baeza & Co. and chairman of TCW/Latin America Partners
Boards: Air Products and Chemicals; Tommy Hilfiger

Abelardo E. Bru
Currently: Retired as vice-chairman of PepsiCo in 2005
Boards: Kimberly-Clark Corp; Office Depot

Paul A. Brunner
Currently: President and CEO of Spring Capital Inc.
Board: Johnson Controls Inc.

Pastora San Juan Cafferty
Currently: Professor emerita in social service administration at the University of Chicago
Boards: Kimberly-Clark Corp.; Waste Management Inc. ; People's Energy Corp.; Harris Financial

Louis Caldera
Currently: The former secretary of the Army stepped down as president of the University of New Mexico in August
Boards: Southwest Airlines, Belo, IndyMac Bancorp.

Richard L. Carrion
Currently: Chairman, president and CEO of Popular Inc. and chairman and CEO of Banco Popular de Puerto Rico
Board: Verizon Communications

Gilbert F. Casellas
Currently: Former chair of the U.S. EEOC is counsel for the law firm of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo
Board: Prudential Financial Inc.

Kimberly A. Casiano
Currently: President and COO of Puerto Rico's Casiano Communications
Board: Ford Motor Co.

Paul L. Cejas
Currently: Chairman and CEO of PLC Investments
Board: Mellon Financial Corp.

Linda Chavez
Currently: Author and onetime nominee to be U.S. Secretary of Labor is president of the Center for Equal Opportunity
Board: Pilgrim's Pride Corp.

Henry G. Cisneros
Currently: Former San Antonio mayor and U.S. secretary of HUD is founder and chairman of CityView America
Board: Countrywide Financial Corp.

Armando M. Codina
Currently: Founder, chairman and CEO of real estate investment firm Codina Group
Boards: AMR Corp.(American Airlines); BellSouth Corp.; General Motors Corp.; Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.

Ferdinand Colloredo-Mansfeld
Currently: Retired chairman and CEO of Cabot Industrial Trust
Board: Raytheon Co.

France A. Cordova
Currently: Chancellor at University of California, Riverside
Boards: Edison International; Belo

Cristobal I. Conde*
Currently: President and CEO of SunGard Data Systems
Board: SunGard Data Systems Inc.

Juan Ernesto de Bedout
Currently: Group president of Latin American operations for Kimberly-Clark
Board: VF Corporation

Nelson A. Diaz
Currently: Former judge now partner at Blank Rome LLP
Board: Exelon Corp.

Patricia Diaz Dennis
Currently: SVP and assistant general counsel for labor and employment matters for AT&T Services
Boards: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance; UST Inc.

Paul J. Diaz*
Currently: President and CEO of Kindred Healthcare
Board: Kindred Healthcare Inc.

Ruben M. Escobedo
Currently: Owner of Ruben Escobedo & Company CPAs
Boards: Valero Energy Corp. ; Cullen/Frost Bankers

Manuel A. Fernandez
Currently: Former CEO of Gartner group is managing director of SI Ventures
Boards: Black & Decker Corp.,
Brunswick Corp.
, Flowers Foods

Raul J. Fernandez
Currently: Chairman and CEO of ObjectVideo
Board: Liz Claiborne

David I. Fuente
Currently: Former CEO of Office Depot
Boards: Office Depot; Ryder System

Hector Garcia-Molina
Currently: Professor of computer science and electrical engineering at Stanford University
Boards: Oracle Corp. , Kintera

Richard A. Gonzalez*
Currently: President and COO of Abbott Laboratories
Board: Abbott Laboratories

Charles Herington
Currently: SVP, Latin America with Avon
Boards: Molson Coors Brewing Company; ADVO Inc.

Enrique Hernandez Jr.
Currently: Chairman, president and CEO of Inter-Con Security Systems
Boards: McDonald's Corp.; Nordstrom Inc.; Tribune Co.; Wells Fargo & Co

Richard J. Hernandez
Currently: Retired president of McKesson Corporate Solutions
Board: Radio Shack Corp.

Robert M. Hernandez
Currently: Retired CFO of USX Corp.
Boards: Eastman Chemical; ACE Limited

Roland A. Hernandez
Currently: Retired C-EO of Telemundo
Boards: Lehman Brothers Holdings; MGM Mirage; The Ryland Group; Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ; Vail Resorts

Sally Hernandez
Currently: Executive director of New York-based food charity City Harvest
Board: Consolidated Edison

William Hernandez
Currently: SVP for finance at PPG Industries
Board: Eastman Kodak Co.

Alberto Ibarguen
Currently: Former Miami Herald publisher is president and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Boards: PepsiCo; Norwegian Cruise Lines

Maria Elena Lagomasino
Currently: CEO of SunTrust Banks,Asset Management Advisors
Board: Avon Products Inc.

Monica Lozano
Currently: Publisher and CEO of La Opinion
Boards: Bank of America Corp; Walt Disney Co.

Roman Martinez
Currently: Private investor and former managing director at Lehman Bros.
Boards: CIGNA Corp. ; Alliant Techsystems

Steven Martinez
Currently: Managing general partner of the Apollo Investment Funds
Board: Allied Waste Industries Inc.

Vilma S. Martinez
Currently: Partner in the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson
Boards: Anheuser-Busch Cos.; Burlington Northern Santa Fe; Fluor Corp.

Eduardo R. Menasce
Currently: Retired president of Enterprise Solutions Group of Verizon Communications
Boards: KeyCorp; Pitney Bowes Inc. ; Hillenbrand Industries; John Wiley & Sons

Benjamin F. Montoya
Currently: Retired admiral is CEO of SmartSystems Technologies
Board: Jacobs Engineering Group

Jorge P. Montoya
Currently: President of global snacks & beverages and of Latin America for Procter & Gamble
Boards: Gap Inc.; Rohm & Haas

Regina Montoya
Currently: CEO of the New America Alliance
Board: Washington Mutual Inc.

Albert F. Moreno
Currently: Retired SVP and general counsel of Levi Strauss & Co
Board: Xcel Energy Inc.

George Munoz
Currently: Former assistant Treasury secretary is principal of Munoz Investment Banking Group
Boards: Altria Group Inc.; Marriott International; Anixter; Archipelago Holdings

Oscar Munoz
Currently: CFO of CSX and CSX Transportation
Board: Continental Airlines

Luis G. Nogales
Currently: Managing partner of Nogales Investors
Key Boards: Edison International; KB Home Inc.; Arbitron

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
Currently: Founder, president and CEO of Strategic Investment Group
Boards: General Mills; The McGraw-Hill Cos.

Katherine D. Ortega
Currently: Former Treasury secretary
Boards: Kroger Co.; Rayonier

Antonio M. Perez*
Currently: CEO of Eastman Kodak
Boards: Eastman Kodak Co.;
Freescale Semiconductor Inc.

Jorge M. Perez
Currently: President of real estate developers The Related Group of Florida
Boards: Regions Financial; Union Planters

Laree Perez
Currently: Managing partner at investment managers The Medallion Company
Boards: Reliant Energy; Martin Marietta Materials

William D. Perez*
Currently: CEO of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company
Boards: Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company; Hallmark Cards

Ramiro Peru
Currently: EVP at Phelps Dodge Corp.
Board: Wellpoint Inc.

Jerry I. Porras
Currently: Professor emeritus at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business
Boards: State Farm Insurance Co.; Quaker Fabric

J. Pedro Reinhard*
Currently: EVP at Dow Chemical Company
Boards: Colgate-Palmolive; Dow Chemical; Royal Bank of Canada, Sigma Aldrich Corp.

J. Christopher Reyes
Currently: Chairman of food and beverage distributors Reyes Holdings
Boards: Allstate Corp.; Tribune Co.; Wintrust Financial

Hector de J. Ruiz*
Currently: CEO of Advanced Micro Devices
Boards: Advanced Micro Devices; Eastman Kodak Co.

Francesca Ruiz de Luzuriaga
Currently: Former COO for Mattel Interactive is an independent business development consultant
Board: OfficeMax Inc.

Carlos Saladrigas
Currently: Chairman of Premier American Bank
Boards: Advance Auto Parts Inc.; Progress Energy Inc.

Patricia Salas Pineda
Currently: Vice president of corporate communications and general counsel of Toyota Motor of North America
Board: Levi Strauss & Co.

J. Phillip Samper
Currently: Founding partner of Gabriel Venture Partners
Board: Interpublic Group of Cos.

Maria Sastre
Currently: VP International - Latin America and Asia, Sales and Marketing for Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises
Boards: Darden Restaurants; Publix Supermarkets Inc.; Laidlaw

Ann Marie Tallman
Currently: The attorney and former president of MALDEF is the founder and partner of developer Tallman Homes.
Boards: JC Penney Company

Solomon D. "Sol" Trujillo
Currently: CEO of Telstra Corp.
Boards: Target Corp.; Telstra

Albert C. Zapanta
Currently: President and CEO of the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
Board: Tyson Foods Inc.

*Inside Director
Boards of Fortune 500 companies in italics

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