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Join us in Welcoming the 2022 Latino Leadership Circle Cohort

News 02.23.22 Morales Group

Morales Group is proud to announce that our Senior Outreach Manager, Cynthia Hobbs, has been named to the 2022 Latino Leadership Circle Cohort. We are proud to have leaders in our company who raise their hands for opportunities to serve and better our community. Find more information about the Leadership Circle Cohort below.

The Indiana Latino Leadership Circle is a two-year commitment and will include a multi-pronged approach to bringing talented, professional Latinos front and center. Through one-on-one mentoring, networking, leadership development opportunities, and think tank sessions based on issues of importance, these emerging leaders will have a unique opportunity to connect with established and influential leaders as well as learn valuable skills and tools that will focus on their own empowerment.

Thank you to the companies who have invested in the development of their talented Latino employees’ careers and are working to build the overall capacity of Indiana’s community.

The Latino Leadership Circle class of 2022 is comprised of 19 participants from a range of companies selected to participate in this highly competitive program:

Adriana Figueroa, Indiana University Health

Alexis Gonzalez, Indiana Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

Selene Hernandez Buquer, Eli Lilly and Company

Cynthia Hobbs, Morales Group Staffing

Lauren Lopez, The Mind Trust

Leo Lopez, Old National Bank

Marc Lopez, Marc Lopez Law

José Medina, Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Brenda Meza, Eli Lilly and Company

Bernadette Monk, The Mind Trust

Marcela Montero, Indy Chamber

Claudia Montes Salinas, IU Health Mosaic Center

Celia Ochoa Medina, Eli Lilly and Company

Luis Palacio, Health and Science Innovations

Edward Ramirez, KeyBank

Alvaro Ramirez Davila, Republic Airways

Patricia Román Hass, Indiana Legal Services, Inc.

Sandra Rueda, Cummins, Inc.

Guadalupe Trujillo, Cummins, Inc.

Bart Peterson, President & CEO of Christel House International and former Indianapolis Mayor, will serve as 2022 Class Facilitator. “I am excited to help develop the next generation of Hoosier Latino leaders,” said Mayor Peterson, “We need more Latinos in C-Suites, in the Statehouse, in board rooms, and at the helm of non-profits. Our state will benefit from their talents and perspectives.”

“These diverse emerging leaders will bring a new perspective of what it means to be a leader in Indiana.  The Indiana Latino Institute is looking forward to continuing this initiative of mentoring and cultivating the next generation of Latino leaders,” said Marlene Dotson, President & CEO of the Indiana Latino Institute.


News 02.23.22 Morales Group