Changing Places: Diana Bolivar, Loida Casares, Gina Rodriguez, Walter Boza…
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Diana Bolivar, President of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO),has been appointed new member of The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) board of directors Bolivar’s vision for the chamber is to continue the support of economic development in Central Florida by offering HCCMO’s members and stakeholders economic proposition.Throughout her career, Bolivar has served as president and owner of Florida Quality Inspections Inc.Bolivar currently serves as a board member at the Leadership Seminole, Heart of Florida United Way and Career Source Central Florida. She is on the advisory boards for Ana G. Mendez University, Public Allies, Orange County School Board Hispanic Council, BETA Center and the Children’s Summit.Bolivar holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts and is a graduate of Leadership Seminole.
Loida Casares has taken on a position working in Major Accounts Sales with Houston Community Newspapers. The accounts are owned by 10/13 Communications.Casares will only be working for the Houston newspapers.Casares will keep the creative aspect of Casares Communications, the blogging and her writing.
After 4 years in DC and 15 years working for HHS, Gina Rodriguez, Liaison within the Department Health and Human Services Office of the Secretary’s Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA), will venture into new endeavors. “My time in the OS-Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs has undoubtedly been my career utopia. I am so happy to leave things in great hands with phenomenal leadership at the helm and passing the torch to my extremely dedicated leadership and colleagues who will hit the ground running.”said, Rodriguez.
FCB veteran Walter Boza has joined FCB Chicago as SVP, strategic planning director. Boza hails from FCB Caracas, where he was general manager of the Venezuelan agency. Boza brings more than 20 years of international advertising experience in consumer research, strategic planning, account management and agency management to his role. In his new post, he will leverage his expertise to oversee FCB Chicago’s multicultural planning function, reporting to John Kenny, EVP strategic planning director.
Alison Brod has brought Adriana Lopez on board as Director of Multicultural Relations. In her role, Lopez will continue to expand the agency’s offerings to clients looking to create impactful programs to the ever-growing Hispanic consumer. Lopez is a senior Hispanic communications professional with a proven track record of creating and executing highly impactful multi-platform campaigns and strategies for major consumer brands and entertainment properties. Prior to joining ABPR, Lopez was part of MSL Group. She also helped lead Hispanic outreach efforts for Kimberly Clark’s baby care brands (Huggies, PullUps and Goodnites).Adriana has also held positions on Univision’s Corporate Communications team.
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