Introducing the Hispanic Leadership Institute Class of 2017
Valle del Sol is proud to announce the Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI) Class of 2017, comprised of 32 Hispanic professionals from the public, nonprofit and private sectors, who will gain the knowledge and tools to have a positive impact as leaders within their respective organizations and in the community.
The Hispanic Leadership Institute is a comprehensive and culturally-relevant leadership program in partnership with ASU. HLI’s mission is to promote the individual development of Hispanics for increased participation in leadership roles. The curriculum builds from participants’ experiences, emphasizing personal and professional development with sessions focusing on cultural and personal identity; serving on a board; ethics and media training.
Frank Diaz, representing Premier Sponsor Wells Fargo, was on hand Tuesday night to welcome the cohort.
A special “Thank You” to HLI Alum Anthony Aguilar (2015), Jacklyn Gueyger (2016), Damian Preciado (2014) and Erica De La Rosa (2015) for joining the class during Orientation and welcoming them on behalf of the nearly 1,300 program alumni statewide.
Valle del Sol’s Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI) Class of 2017 includes:
|Matthew||Aguilar||JP Morgan Chase|
|Angelina||Bravo||Salt River Project|
|Mariela||Castaneda||Bureau of Land Management - Phoenix District|
|Amanda||Cruz||Global Organics Group|
|Anali||De la peza||Valle del Sol|
|Adriana||Delgado||Wells Fargo Bank|
|Leticia||Diaz||Wells Fargo Bank|
|Clarissa||Estrada||Arizona Court of Appeals|
|David||Fierro||City of Phoenix|
|Stacey||Flores||Phoenix Union High School District - North High School|
|Brielle||Giesemann||Be A Leader Foundation|
|Arturo||Gonzalez||Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, PC|
|Maria||Gonzalez||CARE 7 - City of Tempe Crisis Team|
|Joel||Greer||Ernst & Young, LLP|
|Marco||Jaramillo, Sr.||Arizona Public Service|
|Jaime||Mendoza||Arizona State University|
|Maria Jesus||Moroyoqui||Arizona State Senate|
|Alexis||Ronstadt||Valle del Sol|
|Jessica||Rubio Rincon||Academic and Leadership Accelerator for Service|
|Rogelio||Ruiz||Arizona State University -American Dream Academy|
|Larry||Sandigo||Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project|
|Magdalena||Sierras||Salt River Project|
|Luis||Solis||Luis Solis Realty|
|Danielle||Sosias||Arizona State University|
|Matthew||Sotelo||College Success Arizona|
|Maria Fernanda||Torres||Arizona Humane Society|
About Hispanic Leadership Institute
Valle del Sol’s Hispanic Leadership Institute was established and designed to educate and assist individuals in developing and expanding their leadership skills to take an active role in the community. HLI was founded in 1986 as a partnership between Valle del Sol, Valley of the Sun United Way and South Mountain Community College. In 1994, Valle del Sol and Arizona State University partnered to strengthen and expand the Institute.