FRANCISCO J. FERNÁNDEZ GONZÁLEZ
Francisco lives in Monterrey, Mexico with his wife and four daughters. He is Associate Vice President of Philanthropic Development at Tecnológico de Monterrey. He has also held key executive-level positions in various profit and non-profit organizations for the past 20 years. Among these, from 2012 to 2015 he was Director of Organizational Development and Talent at Industrias Frisa; from 2010 to 2012 he was CEO of Adizes Institute Mexico and from 2007 to 2010, he served as CEO of Hombre Nuevo and Guadalupe Radio in Los Angeles, California. Francisco obtained a Master's Degree in Political Science and Non-Profit Organizations from the Francisco de Vitoria University in Madrid, Spain, and a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey. He has completed executive programs at IESE Business School, Harvard, and Stanford University. He is a certified Adizes consultant from the Adizes Institute in Santa Barbara, California, and a certified coach from Newfield Consulting.
ALBERTO CÁRDENAS ALDRETE
Graduated in Electronic Systems Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey. Circulation Director of Grupo Reforma’s newspaper “El Norte” for more than seven years, a participant in the launch strategy of two other newspapers: “Reforma”, in Mexico City, and “Mural”, in Guadalajara. Commercial Director of Infosel and later in Terra Networks for five years, where he expanded and combined marketing, sales, and customer service. Co-founder partner of Naranya, a content company through interactive media. In addition to participating as a business advisor at various companies, and writing about sales concepts, he directs the consulting firm Salexperts. Here, as a founding consultant, he helps a significant number of companies in Latin America to grow through his experience.
Mauricio Zambrano Vignau, studied a Bachelor of Business Administration at ITESM Campus Monterrey, completed his Master of Business Administration at Bentley University and later studied the Executive Program for Administration Directors and the AD2 Program at IPADE Monterrey. He is a member of the Council of different organizations such as Consejo Cívico de Nuevo León, Cruz Roja Delegación Monterrey, Club de Niños y Niñas de Nuevo León, A.B.P., Dividendo de Generosidad, A.B.P., Niños en Acción and Siempre Scout, A.B.P. He currently works as General Director of Desarrollo Integrado, S.A. de C.V., a company active in the real estate field.
CARMEN GARZA T. JUNCO
Carmen Eugenia Garza T. Junco, completed her university studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey graduating as a Bachelor of Business Administration. With the firm desire to be part of the change that is needed to improve the course of our country, in 2005 she created the FRISA Foundation, where she currently serves as General Director. During 2011 she joined as co-founder of the COMUNIDAR Foundation, where she currently serves as a counselor. In 2015, invited by Governor Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, she took protest as President of the Citizen Council of the State Secretariat for Social Development, seeking transparency and efficiency in the use of resources allocated from the state government in social issues and in combating poverty. She has been a counselor for institutions such as NUEVO AMANECER, the Civic Council, the Red Cross, and the Luis Elizondo Prize. She is currently a member of the University of Monterrey Council, SumaRSE Network, Nuevo León Council for Strategic Planning, Frisa Industries, and FIBRA Monterrey. Her passion for the social sector, her ability to establish alliances and the search for justice are what drives her.
JESSICA GARZA FERNÁNDEZ
Jessica Garza Fernández is a wife and mother of three boys. She is passionate about community action and leadership and firmly believes in citizen participation as the vehicle for making a real change. She has a degree in Marketing from Tecnológico de Monterrey and a Master's Degree in Communication and Public Relations Management from the EAE in conjunction with the University of Barcelona. She has worked in several social and business organizations, standing out for her great ability to relate to others and motivate them to action. Her work has been recognized with awards such as the "Honoring the Change Makers Award" and the State Youth Award. She has been a speaker at national and international events, and she is also the author of the book "Dare". Jessica is currently the Projects Director at the Universidad Metropolitana de Monterrey. Also, she is the creator of the Inspiration Effect podcast.
FRANCISCO GARZA BARBOSA
Francisco Garza Barbosa, serve as a member of the Board of Directors for several national and foreign companies. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of IMEF Monterrey on different occasions. Also, as Vice-President of Communication and Image and Vice-President of Scholarships for the same Institute. He is a member of Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Philanthropic Network; He has been Tutor of the Metropolitan University of Monterrey Leaders Plus Leadership Honors program, Mentor of the Life and Career Program for distinguished students of the Metropolitan University of Monterrey and Tutor of Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Leaders of Tomorrow program. Graduated with an Accounting degree and Master of Science in Administration from Tecnológico de Monterrey. He completed postgraduate studies at IPADE, Program D-1, and a Master in Business Leadership (MBL) at the DUXX Graduate School of Business Leadership. In his professional career he has been Director of the Comptroller and Investor Relations of Savia; Flat Glass Finance Director, Vitro; and, Director of Finance and Administration of IndigoMedia México. He is currently Director of Business Development at Grupo Plenus.
MARCO ANTUÑANO ARIAS
Marco Antonio Antuñano Arias, originally from the city of Mexicali, studied at the Anahuac University, where he was President of the Student Societies Federation, obtaining the degree of Bachelor of Informatics. Subsequently, he completed a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in General Management at ITAM, a title that he enriched through a school exchange at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain. With extensive experience in the banking sector, he has dedicated himself to driving the growth of the economy by supporting companies and individuals from strategic positions in the Bank. His strong commitment to the well-being of society has been present throughout his career, in charge of rural and urban missions at the Anahuac University for more than five years, and as an active collaborator in the organization of the World Forum in Monterrey, through a link with RENAPRED. He was also Director of the Investment Banking of Banco Santander México, serving the states of Nuevo León and Tamaulipas. He is currently Regional Director of Real Estate Development for Nuevo León and Tamaulipas at the same institution.
DIEGO ACOSTA CASTELLANOS
Diego Acosta Castellanos, studied at Tecnológico de Monterrey, obtaining the degree of Bachelor of Architecture in 2003. Subsequently, he completed his Master's degree at the IPADE Business School. Currently, he works as Director of Corporate Development at Grupo Acosta Verde, where he is also an active member of both the Board and Committees. In recent years he has been an integral part of committees for several institutions. Since 2016 he has been part of the Committee of the Parish of San Agustín. Also, he is a member of the Polytechnic Preparatory Committee and the General Counsel, both from the University of Monterrey. He is currently an entrepreneur in the real estate sector.
ANA LUZ LOZANO VILLALOBOS
Ana has developed her professional career in the area of social development from the perspective of organized civil society, both in public and private spheres. Co-founder and director of Fundación Axtel for 12 years. She is convinced of the value of inter-sector alliances to promote the development of our society and therefore, from that platform and together with a group of companies, she promoted and chaired the SumaRSE Nuevo León Network. She founded and chaired CreeSer, A.B.P., an organization dedicated to form and promote a culture of peace, based in Nuevo León. Consistent with her interest in spreading a culture of respect for fundamental rights, she participated as co-author of the books Ethics and Values I and II (Ed. Thomson), with the themes of Democracy and Human Rights. Ana Luz Lozano has a degree in International Trade from the Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Monterrey and has a Master's in Development Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
PABLO GARZA SADA
Pablo Garza Sada, has a Law Degree with an honorable mention at Tecnológio de Monterrey, and completed his Master of Law at New York University School of Law and was part of the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School. He serves as a member of the Council for various organizations both in Mexico and in the U.S.A. such as Enseña por México A.C, and EDUCANDO. He has worked as a lawyer in national and foreign firms such as PAUL HASTINGS LLP, CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON LLP, SANTAMARINA Y STETA, S.C. and he is currently part of GRUPO TOPAZ as Attorney General in charge of legal and corporate affairs.
MIGUEL GARZA MARTÍNEZ
Miguel is originally from Monterrey and is where he currently lives with his wife and son. He completed his university studies at Tecnológio de Monterrey as an Administrative Chemical Engineer. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from The Wharton School, at the University of Pennsylvania. In his professional career, he has collaborated as a business development strategist with companies in both Mexico and the United States, some of them being Heineken México, Eli Lilly and Company, and Booz and Company. In 2014 he joined Clínicas del Azúcar as a Partner and Chief Financial Officer focused on escalating the social impact and reaching millions of people in México who suffer from diabetes. He is currently Director of Planning at Clínicas del Azúcar.
JESÚS ENRIQUE PÉREZ
Passionate about culture as a promotor of development, Jesus is an industrial and systems engineer and holds a Master of Business Administration from IPADE. In his career, at 24 he obtained the position of manager in strategic planning in companies such as Gamesa, Alestra and Grupo Alfa and at the age of 33 he was appointed CEO of a subsidiary, being the youngest in the Cemex history in obtaining the position, where he participated in the design and implementation of new methodologies. He helped the strategic development of more than 300 companies in the last 8 years in Mexico and Latin America, supported by a unique methodology called the EDAA Code. Jesus is the author of the book "El hubiera sí existe" and is convinced that when people and organizations find the purpose of their existence, they can achieve extraordinary things, that is why he founded Nóvament to help companies in that goal and people through the Líderes con Valor Foundation