Negocios Now proudly announces its prestigious “Latinos 40 Under 40” list, recognizing the exceptional leadership of young Latinos in the NYC Tri-State area.

By Negocios Now, Newsdesk Manager and Miriam Onyango

NEW YORK — Negocios Now proudly announces its prestigious “Latinos 40 Under 40” list, acknowledging the exceptional leadership of young Latinos in the NYC Tri-State area. This marks the third installment of Negocios Now’s “Latinos 40 Under 40” cohort in New York City. Since its inception in 2015, Negocios Now has honored 520 outstanding Latinos nationwide through this initiative.


“We are thrilled to once again showcase an extraordinary group of young Latinos from Tri-State NYC. They represent just a glimpse of the immense talent within a segment that never ceases to amaze,” said Clemente Nicado expressing enthusiasm. 


“I want to thank everyone for contributing to our efforts in recognizing Latino leaders nationwide, with special thanks to NBCUniversal for enabling us to celebrate these young achievers in the iconic Rockefeller Plaza—a symbol not just in New York but worldwide,” said Nicado.


The celebration of Tri-State NYC Latinos 40 Under 40 in February will kick off a series of similar events in Chicago, Silicon Valley, and other parts of the country.


Here is the complete list of the Latinos 40 Under 40 Class of 2023 in Tri-State NYC:

  1. Angelica Alam, Platform + Systems Manager, META
  2. Guillermo C, Artiles, Partner, Chair – Government Affairs, McCarter & English, LLP
  3. Ashley Aydin, Principal, Vamos Ventures
  4. Christin Cato, Playwright, Dramaturg, and Performing Artist
  5. John Paul Cisneros, Vice President, American Triple
  6. Christiamilda Correa, President, Director of Development, Reel Works; Board President, LiberArte; Jr. Board, Teatro Sea, Reel Works
  7. Justin Cortes, Chief of Staff, Bronx Borough President’s Office
  8. Zoila Del Castillo, Deputy Secretary of State for Economic Opportunity, New York State Department of State
  9. Josue De Paz, Co-founder and CEO, First Tech Fund
  10. Cynthia Del Pozo, Principal, Strategy & Corporate Development, Gemini
  11. Nathalia Fernandez, New York State Senator, State Senator- District 34
  12. Robert Franco, Management Consultant, Deloitte
  13. Larry Gallegos, Public Policy Manager, Lyft
  14. Cristina Garcia, Founder, Latinxs in Sustainability
  15. Jessica Garcia, Senior Manager, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Paramount
  16. Alejandra Giron, President, Queens Women Chamber of Commerce
  17. Valentina Gomez, Co-founder, and COO, Werewool
  18. Liz Laconis, Senior Director, Visa
  19. Paola Martinez, Director of Strategic Programs and Special Initiatives, Catholic Charities of New York
  20. Jose Luis Martinez Covarrubias, Marketing Director, Oncology at Bayer, and Lead of UNIDOS (Bayer’s Latino ERG)
  21. Jennifer Mercedes, Host + Producer, La Chica Deportes
  22. Radhy Miranda, Program Manager, U.S. Equity and Economic Opportunity, Rockefeller Foundation
  23. Alejandra Molina, Founder, MetaBronx
  24. Andres Munoz Medina, Research Scientist, Google
  25. Christian Narvaez, Founder, Web 3 Familia, and founder of Rayo Capital
  26. Brandon Nieves, Engineer/Superintendent, Turner Construction Company
  27. Jackelin Nunez, Product Leader, CVS
  28. Joshe Ordoñez, CEO, Airpals
  29. Maria Luisa Pineda, CEO & CO-Founder, Envisagenic, INC
  30. Andres Portilla, Co-Founder & Serial Entrepreneur, Reaally LLC
  31. Paul Presendieu, Director of Community Engagement, Soulful Synergy
  32. Stephany E. Ramirez, Assistant Director of Pipeline Marketing for Global Enrollment Management and Student Success, New York University
  33. Cyndi Ramirez-Fulton, Founder, Chillhouse
  34. Max Rivera, Global Partnerships, Snap
  35. Desiree Sanchis, Head of Commerce Marketing, Anheuser-Busch InBev
  36. Carlos Santana, Vice President, Relationship Manager, Bank of America
  37. Jessica Valencia, Co-Founder America on Tech
  38. Vanessa Vera, Senior Advertising Partner Manager, Microsoft
  39. Catalina Villegas, Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Major League Baseball
  40. Violeta Yas, Meteorologist, NBC New York


About Negocios Now:

Negocios Now is the most awarded Hispanic business publication in the US, disseminating insightful business strategies to Latino businesses. The publication fosters B2B connections through networking events and has received over 20 national awards from the National Association of Hispanic Publications, including a “Peter Lisagor Award” for General Excellence. 


Negocios Now hosts Who’s Who in Hispanic Business and Latinos 40 under 40 celebrations in Chicago, New York, and other cities. Founder Clemente Nicado was honored as the “Latino Publisher of the Year 2018” by the National Association of Hispanic Publications and serves as a Board member of Allies for Community Business.


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