Staff

Joelle L. Martinez

Joelle L. Martinez

Joelle is a highly respected and accomplished executive, strategist, speaker, and facilitator who has earned national recognition. Prior to launching the LLI, she had a 15-year career crafting impactful strategies for communication, business development, and public...

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Aliena Martinez

Aliena Martinez

After a highly successful private sector career, Aliena transitioned to the LLI, driven by her desire to make a meaningful impact in the Latino community. Her passion lies in creating a more equitable future for all by paving the way for generations to come. Aliena...

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Harry Hollines

Harry Hollines

Harry believes that the future growth of the U.S. economy hinges on the success of Latino entrepreneurship and the growth of Latino-owned companies. After a career leading corporate and business development with private equity and venture capital-backed companies,...

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Michelle Martinez-Cardon

Michelle Martinez-Cardon

With extensive experience in Learning and Development within the private sector, Michelle is committed to designing programs that strengthen the collective power and influence of the Latino leadership community. Michelle is responsible for the development, strategy,...

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Graciela Gonzales

Graciela Gonzales

(She/Her/Hers) Graciela is a passionate advocate for the Latino community, dedicated to amplifying their voices and influence through compelling storytelling and impactful reporting. A key team member, Graciela is responsible for the strategic development and...

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Yesenia Ramirez

Yesenia Ramirez

Yesenia joined the LLI because of her lifelong aspiration to work with an organization that empowers Latino leaders and entrepreneurs. She plays a crucial role in establishing connections with LLI's alumni and prospective members, nurturing relationships that maintain...

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