LCF Georgia Welcomes Two Established Corporate Leaders to Board

Atlanta, Georgia, January 17, 2023 – The Latino Community Fund announces the appointment of Lea Clanton, Community Engagement Director for Georgia Power and Pamela Perkins, Director of Global Contracts for UPS to its board of directors, effective January 1, 2023.

The Board unanimously also elected Daniela Demaria as new Board Chair, Omar Esposito as Vice Chair, Luis Avila as Secretary (re-elected) and Lauren Waits as Treasurer.

Lea Clanton

Lea Clanton leads a team responsible for Georgia Power’s employee volunteer programs and community relations fostering the company’s relationships with people of color, women and LGTBQ+ communities. 

Pamela Perkins

Pamela Perkins has wide-ranging experience gained over 30 years across the global transportation and logistics industry in the healthcare, retail, and industrial sectors, serving as a thought leader, author, strategic communicator and trainer at UPS to drive company-wide best practices in contract development and negotiation globally.

“Pamela and Lea are accomplished and proven leaders in the corporate sector. As the Latino Community Fund continues to grow, their commitment and expertise will be instrumental in the development of our organization. We welcome them and look forward to working together to strengthen the services and impact of our members, all Latino-serving non-profits in the state and community leaders in this beautiful state” shared Daniela Demaria, Chair of the Board.

Clanton and Perkins join other prominent leaders on the LCF Georgia Board:

2023 LCF Georgia Board of Directors

Daniela Demaria, VaiNow Consulting – Chair

Omar Esposito, Chief Executive Officer, FrameworkHomeOwnership – Vice Chair

Luis Avila, Senior Vice President Governance & Compliance, Cox Enterprises – Secretary

Lauren Waits, Consultant – Treasurer

Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez, Principal, The Dorado Group – Past Chair

Aida Perez-Flamm, Founder & Principal, Aida & Company – Founding Chair

Rudy Beserra, Consultant, Vensure

Yolanda Robles, CEO CulturalLink

Frank Fernandez, CEO Community Foundation For Greater Atlanta

Natalie Hernandez, Assistant Professor Morehouse School of Medicine

Lea Clanton, Director Community Engagement, Georgia Power

Pamela Perkins, Director, Global Contracts, UPS


About Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia)

LCF Georgia is a 501 c 3 organization supporting Latino-serving organizations and families with advocacy, capacity building, program development and collective investments.  Our mission is to be a catalyst for investment, collaborative work, and positive narrative with and within the Latinx/Hispanic Community in Georgia.

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