SVP, Senior Finance Business Partner, North American Lodging Operations
Marriott International Inc.
Mr. Perez provides financial support to North American Lodging business leaders. His key focus is on the overall financial results and development of financial business strategies that maximize profitability and growth. Before this appointment, Mr. Perez served as chief financial officer and regional vice president, finance, for the central region. Before joining Marriott, he was employed by Schering-Plough. Mr. Perez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with master's and bachelor's degrees in economics.
American Electric Power
Ms. Radous is responsible for energy marketing and trading, power projects and asset investments, market operations, and commercial analysis. Ms. Radous joined AEP in 2001 and brings more than 16 years of experience in energy trading and marketing. Before being appointed to her current position, she was vice president, commercial and financial analysis. Before joining AEP, Ms. Radous worked for a subsidiary of Enron Corp., where she worked in positions that included marketing, risk management, structuring, and accounting. Ms. Radous has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Houston, Clear Lake.
Josue Robles Jr.
President & CEO
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
Mr. Robles oversees a diversified financial services company that provides financial planning, insurance, investments, and banking products to members of the U.S. military and their families. Mr. Robles joined USAA in 1994 after retiring from the U.S. Army as a major general. He was named CFO and controller in 1994, and added corporate treasurer to his responsibilities in 1995. He became president and CEO in 2007. He holds a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Kent State University and a master's degree in business administration from Indiana State University.
VP, Human Resources
The Pepsi Bottling Group, West Business Unit
Mr. Rodriguez joined Pepsi Bottling in 1995. After serving as a human resources manager in several locations, he became regional staffing and training manager. In 2001, he joined PBG's headquarters HR team as a labor manager. A year later, he joined the acquisition and integration team for PBG Mexico, and later was named director of human resources. In his current position, he is responsible for 7,500 employees across California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Hawaii, and Alaska. Mr. Rodriguez earned a bachelor's degree in English from UC Santa Barbara, and a master's degree in communication management from USC.
VP of Emergency Management
Consolidated Edison Co. of New York
Mr. Torres oversees instituting emergency-management principles in all of the company's operations. The cornerstone of this effort is based on the fostering of the Incident Command System as the company's operating procedure for response to emergency incidents. He serves on the board of directors for the American Red Cross of Greater New York. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master of science degree in engineering management, both from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
President and CEO, Walmart.com
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Mr. Vazquez oversees the online development and operations of the world's largest retailer. He was promoted to this position in early 2007. Previously, Mr. Vazquez served as the chief marketing officer of Walmart.com, and was responsible for all consumer marketing and customer-facing site functionality. Before joining Walmart.com, Mr. Vazquez spent four years at startup companies such as Ventro and Onsale. Mr. Vazquez is a graduate of the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, and also received bachelor's and master's degrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University.
SVP, Strategy and Partnership
Mr. Vigil works with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and the Microsoft Senior Leadership Team in developing and managing strategic relationships, mergers, acquisitions, and investment partnerships with media, consumer electronics, telecommunications, software, and Internet companies. Mr. Vigil helps to develop Microsoft's online advertising and audience strategies and is a key business leader driving Microsoft's overall consumer partnership engagements. He earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy and an MBA from Stanford University. He currently serves on the board of Thomson SA, the Stanford Business School board of advisors, and the Mercy Corps board of ambassadors.
SVP, Energy Delivery
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Ms. Williams is responsible for all aspects of the electric and gas infrastructure serving more than 15 million Californians. Ms. Williams comes to PG&E from Florida Power and Light Company, where her career spanned nearly 25 years. She most recently served as vice president, power systems, distribution, responsible for asset management and planning, engineering, construction, maintenance, and restoration for the entire electric distribution infrastructure. She has a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from the University of Miami and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.
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