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Meet the LCDA Board

2022-2024 LCDA Board of Directors

Elizabeth Oliver-Farrow, Chair

Former Position: The Oliver Group Inc., President & CEO 

Board Affiliation: CareFirst, Inc. (Formerly)

Jose R. Rodriguez, First Vice Chair

Former Position: KPMG LLP (US), Partner in Charge and Executive Director, Audit Committee Institute

Board Affiliation: Popular, Primoris Services Corporation, CareMax, Inc.

Adis Vila, Second Vice Chair

Current Position:
 Vila & Associates, President & Founder

Board Affiliation: Message Comm; Global Asset Management and Rural Telephone Bank (Formerly)

Pedro DeJesus, Treasurer

Current Position:
 Head of International Business and EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Tampico Beverages, Inc.

Board Affiliation: Lake Forest Bank & Trust, N.A., a Wintrust Financial Corp. Bank (NASDAQ: WTFC); Onward Brands, LLC; Tampico Beverages, Inc.; Tampico Bottling Company

Ana Dutra, Secretary

Current Position: 
Mandala Group Advisors, CEO

Board Affiliation: CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME); Elkay Manufacturing Co.; Greeley & Hansen LLC; First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ:INBK); Lifespace Communities

Joe Alvarado

Former Position:
 Chm/CEO/COO, Commercial Metals Company

Board Affiliation: Arcosa Inc. (NYSE: ACA); Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT); PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC); Trinseo S.A. (NYSE: TSE)

Victor Arias

Current Position:
 Diversified Search, Managing Director

Board Affiliation: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (Formerly)

Bernadette Aulestia

Former Position:
 President-Global Distribution-HBO, Warner Media LLC

Board Affiliation: Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN); Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST); Candoo Tech

Louis Caldera

Former Position:
 US Army Secretary/President, University of New Mexico

Board Affiliation: DallasNews Corporation (NasdaqCM:DALN); Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA), Meritage Homes (NYSE: MTH)

Roel Campos 

Current Position: Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Partner 

Board Affiliation: KPMG US; Regional Management Corp. (NYSE: RM)     

Adela Cepeda

Current Position: Independent Director

Board Affiliation: BMO Financial Corporation; Mercer Mutual Funds; Pathway Mutual Funds; UBS Funds

Cynthia Comparin

Former Position: Founder/CEO, Animato Technologies

Board Affiliation: Cullen Frost Bankers (NYSE: CFR); Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ: OLED)

Manny Fernandez

Former Position: Fmr Office Managing Partner-Dallas, KPMG

Board Affiliation: HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC); Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:J)

Dolores Kunda

Former Position: Leo Burnett Puerto Rico, President & CEO

Board Affiliation: Finish Line Inc., Lenox (Formerly)

Patricia Salas Pineda

Former Position: Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Group Vice President, Hispanic Business Strategy

Board Affiliation: Levi Strauss & Company, Frontier Airlines

Debra Sandler

Former Position: Fmr President, Mars Chocolate North America LLC

Board Affiliation: The Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM); Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG); Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI); Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (NASDAQ: KDP)

Alejandro Silva

Former Position: Evans Food Group, CEO

Board Affiliation: Walgreen Co., Private Bancorp, Inc., Evans Food Group Ltd.