Our leadership committee has been instrumental in reconfirming our purpose, mission, and helping to shape our history for 45 years.


Tony Bechara, Artist
Francisco X. Gonzalez, Managing Director, RBCM
Hector R. Cordero-Guzman, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College of CUNY
Michael J. García, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
First Vice Chair
Tracey G. Riese,  CEO, T.G. Riese & Associates
Second Vice Chair


Robert Azeke, Managing Partner, Farol Asset Management, LP
Gaily Beinecke, Consultant in Merchandising and Sales Promotion
Angela Cabrera, Philanthropist, Founder of Angela Cabrera & Associates
Doris A. Casap, Senior VP, Film Programming, Home Box Office
Pablo J. Farías, Harvard University
Valentín E. Hernández, Managing Director, CITIBank
Maria Teresa Mata, Associate Director at OS&Asociados, Economist at Metroeconómica
Maria Eugenia Maury, President of Capital Development Group Ltd
Christine Miller Martin, Senior Managing Director, Warburg Realty
Carmen P. Nelson, President, Nelson-Massey Associates
Ramiro Ortíz Mayorga, President and Founder of Grupo Promerica
Susana de la Puente, Advisor, The Rohatyn Group
Yolanda Santos, Co-Founder, El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey, Mexico
Stanley T. Stairs, Partner, Stairs, Dillenbeck, Finley & Rendón


Hon. Bill de Blasio, Mayor of the City of New York
Hon. Gale Brewer, President of the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York
Hon. Tom FinkelPearl, Commissioner, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of New York


Carmen Ana Unanue, President Emerita
Susana Torruella Leval, Director Emerita



Jennifer Mora, Account Director, Sutton PR
Leticia Presutti, Philanthropist
Joseph Rivera, Director, Interactive Development, Asset International and Co-Founder, BAILA Society
Rachel Lee-Holland, Head of Industry Relations, Alliance for Veteran Support & IR Assistant, Bow Street


Josefina Aguayo, Marketing Manager, Macy’s
Christian Tonatiuh González, Representative, Pineda Covalin NYC
Laura González, Specialist & Head of Latin American Sales, Contemporary Art, Phillips
Andrew Huszar, Senior Fellow, Rutgers University Business School
Susan Jaramillo, Chief Creative Officer, Vox Profero
Jerome Levy, Managing Partner, MESA
Evan List, Client Advisor, Vice President, Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Norma Luján, Director, Multicultural Marketing and Activation, Avon North America
Carlos Ponce, International Financial Advisor, Private Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch

Maria Cristina Rios, Director of Multicultural Marketing and Strategy, Macy’s
Gabriel Rivera-Barraza, Founder and President, GRB Communications
Oscar Rodriguez, Senior Vice President, Onboarding and Client Solution, London Clearing House
Patti Ruiz-Healy, Latin American Art Sales Administrator, Sotheby’s
Sabrina Wirth, Business Development Coordinator, Grimshaw Architects
Lisa Yom, Marketing Director, Digital Ad sales Strategy, AOL – Patch Media

Yaz Hernández, Philanthropist