ALPFA or Association of Latino Professionals for America has already released their top Latinas. These women are executives that are managing companies under the Fortune 500 as well as large firms while some are entrepreneurs. The growing number of successful Latin wives is a contributing factor to the growth of the economy.
Geisha Williams is PG&E Corporation’s CEO and President. She is the very first Latin woman to head a Fortune 500 company. She helped the company transition almost 30 per cent of their total energy to renewable sources instead. She led a team so that 16 million individuals in California will be able to have access to safe and affordable power.
Maria Moats is the United States Assurance Leader of PwC. Her experience covers retail and consumer as well as industrial production. Before her current position at PwC, she was the Regional Assurance Leader for the East Region and she was assigned to manage operations starting in Boston and reaching up to Florida.
Gabriella Franco Parcella is Mellon Capital’s CEO, chairman and president. She shares strategic leadership to every sector of the firm and she also leads the Board of Directors. She is a big part of the reason why Mellon Capital was able to have an international expansion. She founded the San Francisco Region Women’s Initiative Network.
Grace Puma is Chief Supply Officer of PepsiCo. She handles almost $25 billion funding from the company and she is also in charge of the manufacturing operations of the company in 11 different nations. The year-on-year growth of the company doubled because of her and their productivity reached more than $2.8 billion. Before her work at PepsiCo, she was also hired by Gillette, United Airlines, Motorola and Kraft Foods in various leadership roles.
Adriana Cisneros is the CEO of Cisneros which is a family-owned company that specializes in real estate, media and interactive. The company has a non-profit organization called Fundacion Cisneros wherein she is the president in charge. The foundation aims to better the current education system of the region.
The list of women about is only proof that Latin wives can achieve whatever they want as long as they put their mind and heart into.