Amalia Betanzos

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Wildcat Service Corp.
Wildcat operates one of the most successful alternative high schools in the country, providing vocational training for ex-offenders, the chronically unemployed, public assistance recipients, and high school dropouts. Since founding Wildcat Academy (later renamed the John V. Lindsay Academy) in 1992, Ms. Betanzos has transformed it into a multimillion-dollar nonprofit. She developed a Private Industry Partnership with Solomon Smith Barney to train welfare participants, and she serves as chairwoman of the National Puerto Rican Coalition. Facebook Linkedin Twitter RSS Feed Email Alerts & Newsletters