LATINA Style Announces the Top 10 LATINA Corporate Executives of the Year for 2016

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Washington, DC [CapitalWirePR] December 19, 2016 – Now in its 8th consecutive year, the LATINA Style Corporate Executives of the Year program honors influential Latinas, selected by their peers and management, as leaders and examples for the Hispanic community and for the professional woman in the U.S. Each year LATINA Style Inc.recognizes the hard work and dedication Latinas are performing at the top of their respective companies and in various industries.

The top 10 LATINA Corporate Executives of the Year have been selected and recognized based on their excellence in business impact, corporate leadership, mentorship, and remarkable dedication to working with the Hispanic community both locally and nationally. They demonstrate excellence in leadership, commitment to the community and impact the company’s bottom line.

“The selection of the LATINA Style Corporate Executives of the Year is a labor of love and admiration,” says Robert E. Bard, president & CEO of LATINA Style Inc. “We are inspired and humbled by their accomplishments. They are the true role models we need to present to our community in every corner of the country.”

The top 10 LATINA Style Corporate Executives of the Year for 2016 are: Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Aflac; Judy Guzman Krueger, Managing Director, Regional Manager/Greater Monterey Bay, Retail Banking, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.; Patricia Riddlebarger, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Entergy Corporation; Rosie Kitson, Vice President, Channel Marketing, AT&T.

Also, Laura Hernandez-Romine, Director of Global Media, Branded Entertainment & Diversity Marketing, General Motors; Michelle Freyre, President, U.S. Beauty, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.; Bettina García Welsh, Senior Vice President, Chief Audit Executive, Leidos; Maria Bartolome Winans, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Watson Marketing.

Furthermore, Watson Commerce and Watson Supply Chain, IBM; Marie A. Robert, Senior Director, Supply Chain Contracts, United Technologies Corporation/Pratt & Whitney; Vickie Chinchar, Vice President, Global Shared Services, N.A., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

The winner of the LATINA Style Corporate Executive of the Year will be announced at the 19th Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Washington D.C. The conference will present powerful workshops discussing issues related to Latinas in corporate America, and feature prominent diversity leaders from the companies selected to the 2016 LATINA Style 50.

To secure your admission, please RSVP by registering online by January 31, 2017 at www.latina50.latinastyle.com. Attendance is limited. Registration Fee: $ 100 corporate – $ 50 government – $ 35 student with ID.

LATINA Style Announces the Top 15 Hispanic Employee Resource Groups of the Year

Washington, DC [CapitalWirePR] December 19, 2016 – LATINA Style Inc is pleased to announce the top Hispanic Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) of the Year for 2016. Since 2010 LATINA Style has recognized and honored the best Hispanic Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) in the nation.

The top 15 ERGs finalists listed are selected based on business impact, excellence in corporate leadership, mentorship, and dedication to working with our communities. This recognition also showcases ERGs that are making an impact in career outcomes and overall diversity accomplishments for respective companies.

Our top ERG/BRGs in the nation are: The Hispanic Advisory Council (HAC) at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); HACEMOS of AT&T; Hispanic Organization for Leadership and Achievement (HOLA) of Johnson & Johnson; GM Hispanic Initiative Team (GM HIT) of General Motors; Latin Connection of Wells Fargo; Hispanic/Latino Associate Resource Group of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Also, The Hispanic Leadership Forum (HFL) of United Technologies Corporation; Crecer of UPS; The Latin Diversity Network Employee Business Resource Group (LDNEBRG) of American Airlines; Conexión of Cisco; Latinos in Philanthropy (LIP) at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Ford Hispanic Network (FHN) of Ford Motor Company; Hora del Café of Starbucks; Unidos of Comcast NBCUniversal.

Finally, Latin American Cultural Organization (LACO) of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ). This year’s “Top 15 Hispanic Employee Resource Groups” are highlighted in the 2016 December Issue of LATINA Style Magazine. You can secure your copy by visiting www.latinastyle.com.

“Researching the most accomplished ERG/BRGs in the nation is an illuminating enterprise as we get to learn the amazing contributions that the programs make to not only the public image of their companies but to the bottom line as well.” says Robert E. Bard, president and CEO, LATINA Style Inc.

The top 15 Employee Resource Groups and the overall ERG of the Year winner will be recognized at the 19th Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards & Diversity Leaders Conference on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Washington D.C. The conference will bring together the most accomplished Latina/Latino executives in the Nation and present powerful workshops discussing issues related to Latinas and Latinos in corporate America.

To secure your admission, RSVP by registering online by January 31, 2017 at www.latina50.latinastyle.com. Attendance is limited. Registration Fee: $ 100 corporate – $ 50 government – $ 35 student with ID.

About Ramón Jiménez

Ramón Jiménez, actual Managing Editor de MetroLatinoUSA. Periodista que cubre eventos de las comunidades latinas en Washington D.C., Maryland y Virginia. Graduado de la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad del Distrito de Columbia. Galardonado en numerosas ocasiones por parte de la Asociación Nacional de Publicaciones Hispanas (NAHP) y otras organizaciones comunitarias y deportivas de la región metropolitana de esta capital. También premiado en dos ocasiones como Mejor Periodista del Año por la cobertura de la comunidad salvadoreña; premios otorgados por la Oficina de Asuntos Latinos del Alcalde de Washington (OLA) y otras organizaciones. Ha sido miembro del jurado calificador en diferentes concursos literarios, de belleza y talento en la región metropolitana. Ha visitado zonas de desastre en Nicaragua, Honduras y El Salvador e invitado a esos países por organizaciones que asisten a personas de escasos recursos económicos. Antes trabajó en otros medios de prensa de Virginia y Washington, D.C., incluyendo reportajes para una agencia noticiosa mundial.

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