Category: Hispanic Heritage

Fred Gaona III – FordHarrison LLP

Name: Fred Gaona III Title: Partner Company: FordHarrison LLP Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia Number of Employees: 300+ Education: BA in government, University of Notre Dame; JD, The Ohio State University What I’m Reading: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg and Swinging for the Fences by Alex Montoya My Philosophy: I subscribe to the Golden Rule: “Treat others… Read the full article

Ted Acosta – Ernst & Young LLP

Name: Ted Acosta Title: EY Americas Vice Chair–Risk Management Company: Ernst & Young LLP Headquarters: New York, New York Education: JD and MHA, St. Louis University; BA, Penn State University What I’m Reading: The Unpublished David Ogilvy by David Ogilvy and The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande My Philosophy: Always… Read the full article

Marla Provencio – Disney ABC Television Group

Name: Marla Provencio Title: Executive Vice President, Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer, ABC Entertainment Group Company: Disney ABC Television Group Headquarters: Burbank, California Number of Employees: 5,000–10,000 Education: BA in English, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) What I’m Reading: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor My Philosophy: “People will forget what you said, people… Read the full article

Lou Mercado – CVS Health

Name: Lou Mercado Title: Vice President of Inventory Management Company: CVS Health Headquarters: Woonsocket, Rhode Island Number of Employees: 200,000 What I’m Reading: David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell My Philosophy: Drive, dedication and desire are the emotions that keep dreams alive. Away from Work, I: Love to spend time with my family and am… Read the full article

Eric Martinez – Booz Allen Hamilton

Name: Eric Martinez Title: Principal Company: Booz Allen Hamilton Headquarters: McLean, Virginia Education: BS in chemistry; graduate studies in a master-doctorate program in systems management; and a certificate in business strategy What I’m Reading: Love ’Em or Lose ’Em, Getting Good People to Stay by Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans My Philosophy: Core Values and… Read the full article

Alexander G. Núñez – BGE

Name: Alexander G. Núñez Title: Vice President, Governmental and External Affairs Company: Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, an Exelon Company Headquarters: Baltimore, Maryland Number of Employees: 3,400 Education: BA from University of Notre Dame; JD from Valparaiso University School of Law What I’m Reading: Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt… Read the full article

Madeline Elias – BDO USA, LLP

Name: Madeline Elias Title: Tax Office Managing Partner Company: BDO USA, LLP Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois Number of Employees: 2,968 Education: BBA and MBA, University of Miami, Coral Gables What I’m Reading: SWITCH: How to Change Things when Change is Hard by Chip Heath My Philosophy: There are no boundaries or limits to what you can… Read the full article