Boston, MA – ALPFA Boston, part of the largest association for Latino professionals and students in the U.S., announced its incoming Board President and Directors. Enna Jimenez, will serve as ALPFA Boston President effective January 1, 2017.
Enna is a senior IT and business professional with expertise in quality assurance (QA) and organizational change management with experience working in financial services, education, advertising and software industries. Recognized in 2016 for Manager of The Year by Year Up for coaching and mentoring QA Interns while working at Wellington Management and elected by El Planeta as one of the 100 Most Influential leaders for Latino communities in MA. Enna previously served in the ALPFA Boston Chapter Board as Senior Vice President of the Project Management Office(PMO), overseeing the PMO team in planning and execution of the Chapter’s events. She was born in Puerto Rico to parents who are from Dominican Republic, raised in Boston with her 2 brothers and sister. She obtained her B.S. as a double major in Computer Science and Spanish from Simmons College. In addition, Enna is an active community member and serves on several boards in Boston: Simmons College Honorary Board of Trustee, Beaver Country Day School Board of Trustee and the Commonwealth Corporation Board of Directors.
As President of ALPFA Boston, Enna will lead the Board of Directors, the Corporate Advisory Board and Chapter staff. She will work with them to enhance program services, expand membership and ensure the Chapter provides value to its members, corporate partners and the Greater Boston Community.
“I am humbled and honored to continue moving forward ALPFA’s agenda and following in the footsteps of previous amazing leaders. My vision, as I step into this leadership role, is to pave new roads for Latino students and professionals to find their success, to create opportunities to strengthen and develop those core skills needed to thrive and to be a voice in the city for Latinos. Together, we are stronger and ALPFA is the hub that links to the city and our partners, both locally and nationally. To help educate, teach and empower everyone. I hope to bring my passion of helping others succeed to the board and our committee members, and to engage our membership in content-driven, thought-provoking, leadership development forums where we can gather, collaborate and learn from each other.” ALPFA Boston President, Enna Jimenez.
“The Boston chapter has long been known for its ability to innovate its programs to better serve the Latino community. As the needs and the landscape of our members and community partners continue to evolve, having leaders in place with the ability to adjust as needed is paramount. Having had the privilege of knowing and working with Enna for the past few years, there is no doubt in my mind that she is the right leader to take ALPFA Boston to the next level. I look forward to working closely with Enna and the rest of the ALPFA Boston leadership in 2017.” ALPFA National Chief Operating Officer, Migdalia Diaz.
In addition, ALPFA announced the rest of its Board of Directors:
Daniela Afonso - Vice President Marketing
Lesly Alvarado, YWCA - Vice President Women of ALPFA
Jan Pierre Blasini, Wellington Management - Vice President Coaching and Mentoring
Seth Buks, Columbia Threadneedle - Advisor
Monique Casellas, MIT - Vice President Women of ALPFA
Mayur Chimurkar – Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
Glenda Ciampa, Mass Mutual - Vice President of ALPFA Ways
Andres Echeverri, Quality Interactions, Inc. – Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
Jessyca Feliciano, Mass Mutual - Immediate Past President
Nelson Franjul, State Street – Chair Investments
Tarialis Garcia, Partners Healthcare – Secretary
Natalia Hilton, State Street Corporation - Chief Relationship Officer
Arvin Isabel, Best Doctors - Project Manager, Project Management Office
Busola Laguda, State Street – Vice President of Finance
Hervert Mendez, State Street - Vice President of Investments
Stefany Mendez, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care - Project Manager, Project Management Office
Adriana Mesia, Project Manager, Project Management Office
Sonila Milori - Project Manager, Project Management Office
Giselle Ortega, Macro – Chair Marketing
Pavel Payano, ALPFA - Director of Chapter Operations
Mario Rivera, UBS Financial Services – Vice President of Strategic Partnership
Giselle Rubiera, GSA - Project Manager, Project Management Office
Caro Ruiz, Tufts Health Plan - Chief Administrative Officer
Natalie Sanchez, Tufts Health Plan - Vice President of Healthcare
Christel Smit, Morgan Stanley - Vice President of ALPFA Ways
ALPFA has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Boston.
Founded in 1972, ALPFA, Inc., Association of Latino Professionals For America, provides its members with the foundation to advance Latino leadership through access to opportunities and to mentors and role models who can impact them throughout their careers. ALPFA's mission is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy. Today, with more than 72,000 members, including students, early and mid-career professionals and C-Suite executives, 43 professional chapters and more than 150 student chapters in campuses around the nation, ALPFA has the largest member base and footprint in the country among professional associations for Latinos. For more information on ALPFA visit www.alpfa.org.
ALPFA Boston was founded in the year 2000 and is today ALPFA’s second largest chapter with over 6,000 members, more than 20 corporate partners and ten student chapters. For more information on ALPFA Boston visit www.alpfa.org/group/boston.