Sol Trujillo, Managing Member, former CEO of Telstra Corp., Orange SA, & US West, is a recognized corporate executive, telecom and technology pioneer, and operating expert. He is also the Co-founder of the L’ATTITUDE Conference and chairman of the Latino Donor Collaborative. Sol was ranked by Hispanic Business magazine as one of 100 Most InfluentialHispanics in the US. He sits on the board of WPP and is a former board member of Target, Pepsi, and Bank of America. Sol has an unrivaled network of corporate and community leaders that are committed to the Latino economy.
Gary Acosta, Managing Member, is the Co-Founder & CEO of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals(NAHREP®) and a 25-year veteran of the housing industry. NAHREP is the nation’s largest minority real estate trade association with over 30,000 members and 80 local chapters. Gary founded several successful mortgage, real estate, and technology companies including Prado Mortgage, New Vista Asset Management, CounselorMax, and RealEstateEspanol.com. Gary is also Co-Founder of the L’ATTITUDE Conference.
Kennie Blanco, Managing Member, is a 13-year investment professional that has deployed billions of dollars across private and public markets. He has deep domain expertise in investments, economics, institutional asset management, financial technology, and operational risk. Kennie is a former Portfolio Manager at BlackRock and more recently has worked in private markets, both at the venture and buyout stages. He is a leader in the Latino community, especially as former President of Bay Area Latinos in Finance.
Stephanie Michael Silva
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: BS in Business Administration – Finance Concentration; BA in Public Policy
- University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, MBA and MA in International Studies – Spanish/Latin America Track at The Lauder Institute
- Livingston, NJ