Overview of the Latino Business Speakers Bureau
The Latino Business Speakers Bureau was established to bring together Latino business speakers from all industries and generations. These top-tier speakers will share their motivational stories to inspire purpose-driven action within the Latino community and beyond. There are many influential Latino thought leaders in every region of our nation and we are committed to shining the spotlight on them, growing their reach and impact, and making it easier for organizations to engage them for speaking opportunities aimed at motivating, inspiring and engaging leaders, employees and communities. The co-founders of this venture are Raymond Arroyo, Dr. Betty Uribe, and Dr. Adam Arroyos. Geographically and collectively, their extensive professional networks span across the globe and their strong brand of excellence, service to others, and social capital are highly regarded. This is their key differentiator and their speakers share their core values of high ethics and unquestionable moral integrity, they have proven expertise on business and leadership topics, and they are exceptional and engaging public speakers.
To be the preferred partner for connecting with high-caliber Latino business leaders.
To engage high-caliber business speakers to inspire, educate, and mobilize your organization.
Amplifying the Latino Voice in business by elevating our brand and social capital.
Meet the Founders
Dr. Betty Uribe
Is a Corporate Executive in Financial Services, specializing in finance and business turn-arounds. She is a sought-after dynamic bilingual, bi-cultural, international speaker, consultant, coach, and author. A recognized authority on the psychology of leadership, organizational turnarounds, and peak performance, she has been honored consistently for her strategic intellect and humanitarian endeavors. With a drive for business and a heart for making a difference, Dr. Betty shares her passion for values on a global scale. She serves on non-profit and for-profit boards in the US and abroad. Her heart for serving others has opened doors as far-reaching as the White House, the Vatican, and beyond. A serial entrepreneur, she earned her Doctorate and MBA at Pepperdine University. She has spoken and lectured at universities and fortune top 100 companies about business and leadership, and her work has been published in business and trade publications in three continents. She is the First Woman in history to be inducted into the Rose Bowl Legacy Board, Top 50 Most Powerful Latinas, Top 25 Corporate Elite by Hispanic Business Magazine, and has received commendations from Presidents and Government leaders.
Has more than 25 years of experience working in Fortune 100 companies as a senior executive in human resources, with a focus on leadership development, talent, and diversity. Raymond currently serves as ALPFA’s chief growth officer. As the former chief diversity officer at Aetna, he reported to 3 different CEOs and was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanic executives in the U.S. for two consecutive years and as a Maestro by Latino Leaders Magazine in 2017. He’s served on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Co merce as its Chairman and he’s an Overseer for The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Raymond earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees from New York University and earned a certificate from Harvard Business School on Corporate Governance: Leadership in the Boardroom
Dr. Adam Arroyos
Is the Founder and CEO of Grandslam Performance Associates, LLC (GPA), a leading provider of leadership and executive development. Adam and his team are transforming the way organizations develop their leaders through their proprietary serve2perform® methodology. He is the author of the book, “PerformanceGPA®: Achieving High Performance through Service,” and he’s held senior leadership positions in private, public, and non-profit organizations including
Walmart, JCPenney, and ALPFA. In 2011, he was recognized by HispanicBusiness magazine as one of the top 100 influential corporate executives in the nation, in 2012 he was a recipient of the “40 under 40” award by the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, and in 2015 he was appointed by the Governor of Arkansas to the State Board of Career Education and Workforce Development. He is currently
serving his second term. Dr. Arroyos earned his B.A., M.Ed., and his PhD in Public Policy from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.