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Summit Speakers

Featured Speakers

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

52nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

Majority Whip James Clyburn

Representative (D-SC 6th District)

Jill Biden

Community college professor and former Second Lady of the United States

Sen. Tim Kaine

United States Senator from Virginia

Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto

United States Senator from Nevada

Sen. Carmelo Rios

Puerto Rico Senate

Hon. Julian Castro

Former HUD Secretary and Candidate for President

Rep. Veronica Escobar

U.S. Representative for Texas's 16th Congressional District

Rep. Jennifer Gonzalez-Colón

Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico

Rep. Jose Meléndez

Puerto Rico House of Representatives

Rep. Raul Ruiz

U.S. Representative for California's 36th Congressional District

Rep. Darren Soto

U.S. Representative for Florida’s 9th District

Rep. Filemon Vela

U.S. Representative for Texas's 34th Congressional District

Nelson Torres Yordan

Mayor of Guayanilla Puerto Rico

Sindy Benavides


Alejandra Y. Castillo


Alphonso David

President of Human Rights Campaign

Domingo Garcia

LULAC National President

Jonathan Greenblatt

CEO and National Director ADL

Derrick Johnson

President and CEO, NAACP

Lori Montenegro

Bureau Chief for Telemundo’s Washington DC Office

Marc Morial

President and CEO of National Urban League

Ryan McCarthy

Secretary of the United States Army

John Quiñones

Host of What Would You Do?

Amanda Renteria

CEO, Code for America

Geoffrey Starks

FCC Commissioner

Speakers, Panelists and Moderators

Ruben Barrales

Senior Vice President Wells Fargo

Felipe Benitez

Executive Director Corazón Latino

Laura Berrocal

Vice President of Policy and External Affairs at Charter Communications

Vanessa Cardenas

President at CardenasStrategies LLC, Senior Advisor at League of United Latin American Citizens

Ralina Cardona

LULAC National Vice President for the Northeast

Lisa Carrington Firmin, MS, Colonel, USAF Ret

Associate Provost and UTSA Military Liaison Office of Veteran and Military Affairs The University of Texas at San Antonio

Maurita Coley Flippin

President and CEO The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Juanita Constible

Senior Advocate, Climate and Health, Climate and Clean Energy Program Natural Resources Defense Council

Mari Corugedo

LULAC Florida State Director

Caroline Sanchez Crozier

Chair of LULAC Education Committee

David Cruz

LULAC Director of Communications

Alana Cueto

President of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Mario Enriquez

Director of Domestic Programs for the LGBTQ Victory Institute

Dr. Ana Gil Garcia

LULAC National Education Committee

Jesse Garcia

LULAC State Director, District of Columbia

Michelle M. Hernández de Fraley Ph.D

Retired Colonel United States Army

Charles Kamasaki

Senior Cabinet Adviser for UnidosUS

Lindsay Luis

Co-Chair LULAC Environment Committee

Vanessa Luna

Co-Founder & Chief Program Officer, ImmSchools

Martin Mendoza, PhD

Director for the Division of Policy and Data in the U.S. Office of Minority Health

Edgar R. Monterroso, MD

Senior Epidemiologist on the Emergency Operations Center COVID19 Response at the CDC

Vivian Nava-Schellinger

Director, Community Partnerships & Network Activation, National Council on Aging

Aracely Panameño

Director of Latino Affairs Center for Responsible Lending

Dr. Melissa Pluguez-Moldavskiy, APRN, FNP-BC

AGACNP-BC, National Association for Hispanic Nurses

Jason Resendez

Executive Director, Latinos Against Alzheimer’s

Carrie F. Ricci

Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, Retired

Alejandro Roark

Executive Director of the Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership

Dr. Robert Rodriguez

Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

Queta Rodriguez

Retired Captain United States Marine Corps

Rosa Rosales

48th National President LULAC

Daiquiri Ryan, Esq

Strategic Legal Advisor, and Policy Counsel, National Hispanic Media Coalition

Maria Salazar


Amirah Sequeira

Lead Legislative Advocate for National Nurses United

Mike Spigler

Vice President of Patient Services and Kidney Disease Education of the American Kidney Fund

Jose Torradas, MD, FACEP

ER Doctor and Spokesperson, American College of Emergency Physicians

Jannese Torres-Rodriguez

Creator and Host Yo Quiero Dinero Podcast

Claudia Tristan

Immigration Campaign Director, MomsRising/MamásConPoder

Elsie Valdes

National Vice President for Women LULAC

Michael Vazquez

Director of Religion and Faith, HRC Foundation

Abigail Zapote

Executive Director Latinos for a Secure Retirement