LETTER FROM THE CO-EDITOR.

Author:Briones, Mariana Gutierrez
 
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As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage we are very proud of the new partnerships that have allowed us to continue to explore our identity as Latinos and our contributions to the country we now call home.

This year, we launched a partnership with the NFL and their Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award program, which donates grants to business leaders across the country whose leadership, dedication and love for the community reflect the NFL values. We are also proud to include in this edition an interview with NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz, who through his foundation is working to leave a long-lasting impact on the younger generations. "The greatest thing about the Latino community is the work ethic, but also just believing that anything can be achieved. We dream big," he shares in an inspiring account of how his love of the game was transformed into programs aimed at developing healthy habits and a leader mindset.

Our Boards feature is also a wonderful testament of the strides made in recent years. It is key that we highlight these leaders, and that is why we are so grateful to those corporations who invested in this edition--not only are they celebrating their Hispanic directors and their contributions as they help shape their direction, but by supporting a platform that is committed to diversity and the development of new leaders they also allow us to inspire a new generation of potential partners and collaborators--and we thank them for allowing us to continue to do our work.

This year we are especially grateful to BNY Mellon, a new partner who is genuinely invested in sharing the stories of their Latino Leaders, making a powerful statement of their commitment to our communities.

In March, we featured an interview with Rodolfo Dominguez, VP of Business Transformation and Chief Digital Officer of Mercedes Benz Financial Services USA and one of the country's 100 most influential leaders in tech--"I have been very fortunate to...

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