Founding Members

  • Extensive experience advising leading companies in Latin America
  • Managing Director for Latin America, Garcia Trujillo
  • Former Practice Leader: Deloitte Strategy and Organization Practice, Ecuador
  • Clients include Amway, CAF,Wyeth, Grupo Romero, Banco Pichincha, Andinatel, Cransa, Portacelular, Banco General

    Rumiñahui, ATU, and Hoerbiger

  • Recognized business leader, innovator and expert in the energy sector
  • Co-founder and COO of Liberty Power, a $500 million electric power contractor, and the only minority-owned retail

    energy provider serving more than 50 Fortune 500 companies

  • 2010 Most Powerful Hispanic in Energy, Hispanic Engineer magazine
  • 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
  • Featured industry expert in various media, such as Fortune, Latino Leaders

  • Recognized expert in strategy, management organization and executive leadership
  • Founded and managed a financial services company which became the fastest growing U.S. Hispanic company with

    60 offices in 7 countries with 20,000 Hispanics clients and $2 billion in assets under management

  • Director: Winn-Dixie; Chairman, Aetna’s Latino Advisory Council
  • Senior Advisor and Spokesman for Amway
  • Named “100 Most Influential Hispanic in the U.S.” by Hispanic Business magazine
  • Director: National Society of Hispanic MBA’s
  • Former White House Fellow in Reagan Administration
  • Chairman, U.S. Air Force Board of Visitors
  • Three time Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Advisory Board Member: Florida State University Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication
  • Authored two best-selling books on leadership and management

  • Pioneer in the energy distribution industry, nationally recognized entrepreneur and expert in energy regulatory

    matters

  • Co-founder and CEO of Liberty Power, a $500 million electric power contractor, and the only minority-owned retail

    energy provider serving more than 50 Fortune 500 companies

  • Named fastest growing Hispanic company in the U.S. in 2007
  • 2010 Most Powerful Hispanic in Energy, Hispanic Engineer magazine
  • 2007 Businessman of the Year by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • 2005 & 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year by Hispanic Business magazine
  • 2004 NYU’s Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Successful serial entrepreneur, proven manager and expert in software and systems development
  • Founder and CEO of Florida-based Health Research Science, LLC, a medical research company that holds numerous patents

    in the field of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and other retinal pathologies

  • Former CEO of Aloha Technologies limited, the second largest point of sales system in the U.S., which he sold to

    Radiant Systems, Inc. for $45 million

  • Recognized expert in state regulatory issues; trusted advisor to mid-cap and small-cap clientele with respect to state

    regulatory matters

  • Founder and CEO of Corporate Creations, the fourth largest national provider of incorporation and registered agent

    services to Fortune 1000 companies

  • Advises over 100 Fortune 1000 companies and Global 2000 companies with respect to legal and corporate organizational

    matters

  • Extensive expertise and experience in the food wholesale/retail industry
  • Chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Evans Food Group, Ltd., the largest pork-rind producer in the world
  • Director: Walgreens, PrivateBankcorp, and Chicago Transit Authority
  • Chairman of the Chicago Advisory Board of the Mexican Development Bank (NAFINSA)

  • Experienced venture capitalist with operational and management expertise in the U.S. Hispanic market
  • Founder: Southwest Harvard Group Venture Capital
  • Portfolio companies include 12 Hispanic-focused enterprises
  • Former Chairman and CEO: Quepasa.com, the first bilingual internet portal focused solely on the U.S. Hispanic

    market

  • Directed and managed $55 million IPO of Quepasa.com

  • Telecommunications and management visionary described as “the nations first digital telecom CEO”; pioneer and

    innovator in broadband, wireless and digital communications

  • Served as CEO and director of three large-cap telecommunications companies: Telstra (Australia), Orange (now France

    Telecom) and U.S. West (now Quest)

  • Chairman, Silk Road Technologies (China); Vice Chairman, Weather Investments (Italy)
  • Director: Target Corporation (U.S.), WPP (UK), and Promerica Bank (U.S.)
  • Former director: Gannett Co., Inc., PepsiCo, Bank of America, and Electronic Data Systems Corporation
  • First Hispanic to serve as CEO of a Fortune 150 Company
  • Trade policy advisor to the Clinton and Bush administrations

  • Industry leading expert in the IT services industry, proven and experienced entrepreneur and executive manager
  • Founder and CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc., a $250 million provider of IT solutions to Fortune 500

    companies

  • Manages the second-fastest growing firm in the $20 billion IT solution industry
  • Chair of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Director: Comerica, Kohl’s