Managing Director, Affinity Marketing, Liberty Mutual Group
She is responsible for the development and implementation of segmentation and marketing strategies for personal markets. Ms. Garcia also focuses on securing partnerships with companies and associations to implement progressive marketing initiatives and manages complex accounts to promote Liberty Mutual's products and services through alternative strategies. Previously, she served as Vice President for Bank of America's China Construction Bank Strategic Assistance. She holds an MBA from Boston University and a bachelor's degree from SUNY Albany.
Col. Madeline F. Lopez
Commander of Defense Logistics Agency, Warner Robins detachment at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.
She leads a 265-person organization helping to support our nation's war fighters. The agency's core mission is to supply products with a direct application to aviation. Col. Lopez received a bachelor's degree from the University of Puerto Rico. She is a graduate of the Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Chanute AFB, Ill.; and the Squadron Officers School. Col. Lopez has an MBA from Tarlton State University, Stephenville, Texas. She also holds a master's degree in Strategic Studies from Air University, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
Wendy A. Lopez
Vice President, URS Corp.
Her responsibilities include increasing URS' infrastructure business in the high-growth Texas market. She is formerly co-founder and CEO of LopezGarcia Group. Under her leadership, the firm expanded its practice into multiple areas of engineering, environmental services, and planning, expanding from a one-person office to more than 200 employees upon its purchase by URS in 2008. Wendy holds a master's degree in Engineering and a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is president-elect of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
Monica L. Martinez-Canales
Principal Engineer, Intel Corp.
She works in the Platform Validation Engineering organization within the Digital Enterprise Group. She addresses efficiency and financials, customer satisfaction, workforce development, and technology innovation. She completed a National Science Foundation post-doctoral fellowship in Geological and Earth Sciences at Stanford University after earning a Ph.D. in Computational and Applied Mathematics from Rice University. Ms. Martinez-Canales holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Stanford University. Her current research interests are in decision making in complex and uncertain environments, data analysis and structures, and communication systems.
Professor of Political Science, University of North Texas
Her teaching interests and research areas of expertise include race, ethnicity and politics; Latino politics; public policy; political tolerance; and the politics of rock and roll music. She is a one of the principal investigators for the Latino National Survey, a state-stratified survey of 9,800 Latinos in the U.S. Most of Ms. Martinez-Eber's publications are on the consequences of education policies for minority students. She has written a forthcoming book titled "Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity and Religion: Identity Politics in the United States."
Ana Duarte McCarthy
Chief Diversity Officer, Citigroup
She is responsible for the development and integration of Citigroup's workforce diversity strategy for attracting diverse talent, workforce development, fostering an inclusive work environment, and ensuring management accountability. She was previously Director of Diversity-Global Consumer Group at Citi, and Vice President, Diversity Management, at Citibank. She also worked at Kidder, Peabody as Assistant Vice President of Compliance and Diversity Programs, where she focused on developing the firm's diversity strategy. She received her bachelor's degree from Lafayette College and a master of education degree from Columbia University.
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