Hispanic Executive Honors its 2018 Top 10 Líderes

Top executives gathered in New York City to celebrate the Top 10 Líderes during the Latino Donor Collaborative Annual Convening opening reception

From left: Pedro A. Guerrero, CEO of Guerrero Media and publisher of Hispanic Executive; Beatriz Acevedo, founder of Fundación Acevedo; Roel Campos, partner at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed; Angelique Salazar, VP of operations at Central Street Capital; Ana Valdez, executive director of Latino Donor Collaborative; Linda G. Alvarado, CEO of Alvarado Construction; Patty Arvielo, president of New American Funding; Tony Jimenez, founder, president, and CEO of MicroTech, and Luis Patiño, president and general manager of Univision Los Angeles. Photo: Robert Curtis Photography

Each year, Hispanic Executive selects ten outstanding leaders who made an incredible impact on their respective fields and are representatives of the leadership in the Hispanic community.

This year called for something different.

The 2018 Top 10 Líderes are executives who have made a major contribution through not only their leadership and career success but also their role in the Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC).

Hispanic Executive partnered with LDC, the only national organization that works specifically to change the stereotype of Latinos in mainstream America. “LDC is systematically challenging the prevailing, negative perception and replacing it with a true US Latino story,” said Pedro A. Guerrero, CEO of Guerrero Media and publisher of Hispanic Executive. “This mission cuts to the heart of what we at Hispanic Executive are so passionate about and have been focused on for over ten years.”

Hispanic Executive honored its 2018 Top 10 Líderes on December 10, 2018, in partnership with LDC and Morgan Stanley. The event, held at Morgan Stanley, was the opening reception for LDC’s annual convening.

The 2018 líderes recognized at the event included:

Beatriz Acevedo, founder of Fundación Acevedo

Patty Arvielo, president of New American Funding

Roel Campos, partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Tony Jimenez, founder, president, and CEO of MicroTech

Luis Patiño, president and general manager of Univision Los Angeles

Angelique Salazar, vice president of operations at Central Street Capital

Ana Valdez, executive director of LDC

and Top 10 cover feature Linda G. Alvarado, CEO of Alvarado Construction Inc.

“The spirit of the líderes we feature are found in this intrepid organization and in this room,” Guerrero said. “And it’s exactly the type of people who we are proud to include in Hispanic Executive’s annual Top 10 Líderes issue—people with the power to make an impact.”

In addition to honoring the eight líderes in attendance, the evening included an intimate fireside chat with legendary businessman Sol Trujillo. Trujillo, who graces the cover of Hispanic Executive Issue 1 2019, was interviewed by LDC board members José Luis Prado (2016 Top 10 Líderes) and Patty Arvielo (2018 Top 10 Líderes).

Photos from the night can be found on our Facebook page.