LCF Georgia Announces 2019 Board of Directors

The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia), announces the appointment of three new Board directors for the 2019 – 2020 term, effective January 1st.

In alphabetical order, the new members are:

Daniela Demaria 1Daniela Demaria, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Head of Strategy and Solutions Fifth Third Bank. Daniela has 20 years of C-Suite experience in the US and abroad. Ms. Demaria holds a B.S. in Chemistry, an MBA from GSU, an Executive Change Management Certificate from Georgia Tech and a Master’s in Occupational Health & Safety Management from the University of Buenos Aires. She is past Board member of Dress for Success – Atlanta, the United Way Women Leadership Council – Cincinnati, the GA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Cool Girls.


Screen Shot 2019-01-04 at 17.53.54Antonio Molina, COO Consultorio Medico Hispano. Molina is a Lawyer and Navy Veteran. He is the Chief Operating Officer for Consultorio Medico Hispano, a medical practice geared towards helping the uninsured or underinsured community of Metro Atlanta. Mr. Molina is the Chief of Staff to State Representative Pedro Marin and a regular political commentator. He is an alum of the New Leaders Council, an Urban Fellow through GSU College of Law and has been named a Georgia Trends 40 under 40, and one of the 40 under 40 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.


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Samantha Ramirez- Herrera, Founder & CEO, OFFTHARECORD. Sam is also a  filmmaker, creative director, mother, feminist, acivil rights activist and a sought-after speaker on college campuses and at conferences addressing the issues of immigration, gender equality, identity, culture, ethnicity, and diversity and inclusion. Sam is a proud, Mexican-born DREAMer and one of the main characters of “PinkSlipped”.  She recently was named a 2018 scholar at The Aspen Institute.



New directors bring a wealth of experience, connections and valuable perspectives from diverse industries. Recognized professionals both at the local, state and national level, they share a deep commitment to building opportunities in the state for all communities.

IMG_2224-Edit-2-1848561342-1547044309330.jpg“I am excited and motivated to start the year with such a strong group of proven leaders in the state. From the media and entertainment industry to the financial, tech and healthcare sector, our board is representative of a wide range of perspectives, heritages but also generations.  I welcome these colleagues to the Board and look forward to working together to strengthen the services and impact of Latino non-profits in the state and Southeast region” shared Maria Vinces Peck, Chair of the Board.

New directors join other prominent leaders on the board of LCF Georgia.

2019 Latino Community Fund Board of Directors

Maria Vinces Peck, Founder and President, SheLends – Board Chair

Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez, Vice President CC1 Companies – Vice Chair

Omar Esposito, Chief Revenue Officer Stackfolio – Treasurer

Daniela Demaria, Vice President Fifth Third Bank – Secretary

Aida Perez-Flamm, President Aida & Company – Past Chair

Rudy Beserra, Executive Consultant and Advisor Vensure

Eddy Elguezabal, Vice President, Univision 34 Atlanta

Henry A. Kelly, Former Georgia Power Executive

Ana Maria Martinez, President & Founder Georgia Latino Law Foundation

Antonio Molina, COO Consultorio Medico Hispano

Samantha Ramirez-Herrera, CEO OffThaRecord

Advisory Board

Maria Soledad Azuri, Regional Director, The Foundation Center

Mark Newman, Troutman Sanders Partner (retired)

Samuel Zamarripa, President Intent Solutions, Chair of the Board, Mundo Hispanico

The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) is a grant-making public charity dedicated to supporting Georgia Latino-led and Latino-serving organizations with advocacy, capacity building, and direct investments.
Our mission is to be a catalyzer for investments, collaboration and positive narrative within the Latinx community in Georgia.


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Gilda (Gigi) Pedraza

Executive Director and Founder Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) Social Entrepreneur, Community Advocate, Latina, Mom, Wife. Lover of Life.

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