November 20, 2014, an exciting group of young Latino professionals convened at the Bull and Bear Room of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City for an evening of solidarity, networking and discussions on Latino leadership. The event, which was sponsored by Shore and Northwestern Mutual, attracted a fine group of young Latinos in a variety of fields, and it served as a forum to exchange ideas about leadership in the Latino Community.
Southern Cone at Tetra Pak
Juan Henschien served as NCS Controller for Southern Cone at Tetra Pak, the world's largest food packaging company, where he oversaw the implementation of a new commercial structure across Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. He is currently enrolled as a student in Columbia Business School's MBA program, and is the co-founder of Frontera, an e-commerce platform start-up aimed at facilitating trade between small and medium sized companies in the U.S. and Mexico. Juan was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but has lived in several countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia. He completed his university studies in Switzerland, graduating with honors from Webster University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a minor in Psychology.
David Fernandez de Cordova
Strategic Planning Manager
Shore Consulting Group
David Fernandez de Cordova served as Strategic Planning Manager of Shore Consulting Group, a professional services firm founded in 1960 with operations in Mexico and the US. He is experienced in consulting, strategy, organizational design, and turnaround operations. David has been instrumental in Shore's transformational process. He was a key element in helping the organization become more profitable and increase its market share. This included adding new businesses to the company's portfolio, which detonated the company's growth as well as its expansion to the United States. David serves on two advisory boards in the microfinance and wearable technology industries and is currently in the process of completing his MBA at Columbia Business School in New York in May, 2015.
Joseph Garcia, III
Production Manager | Hennessy Cognac
Strategic Experiential Group
Joseph was born and raised in New York City. He worked with Remy Martin from 2006 to 2009 and during that time he was responsible for managing Remy's promotional campaigns. In 2013, Joseph started The Bronsun Experience, an event marketing and consulting company that focuses on connecting brands to the lifestyle and culture of the trend-setting and progressive community by providing brands with relevant content and memorable experiences through events. Joseph's expertise focuses on his ability to facilitate strategic connections, whether it's linking brands to target audiences or individuals with synergistic goals. He created Blue Smoke and Agua Dulce nightlife events, which are held at several venues around New York City and that combine the ideals of creativity, affluence, entrepreneurship and diversity to generate a fulfilling social experience. These events have generated over 10M impressions on GlobalGrind.com, Bossip.com, Zimbio.com and BET.com.
Senior Staffing Associate Diversity Recruiting
Jessica Cruz is a Senior Staffing Associate for Prudential's Diversity Recruitment team. In this capacity, Jessica manages the planning and execution of diversity recruitment events for...