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Ana Valdez

Executive Director, LDC

Ana Valdez is the Executive Director of the Latino Donor Collaborative.  She comes to the organization with tremendous business and non-profit experience, and with a life-long passion to empower the Latino community.  Ana is the co-founder of Valdez Productions Inc., and The 650 Company.  The companies create media content and platforms, marketing, and political strategy that target, sell and serve the Hispanic and all emerging communities; their clients include business, non-profit and political organizations nationwide.

An American Latina, born and raised in Mexico City, Ana has a business degree from Tecnologico de Monterrey, and a Master’s in International Relations from Instituto Ortega y Gasset in Madrid, Spain.  Before founding Valdez Productions in Los Angeles, California, Mrs. Valdez worked and studied in Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and various cities in the U.S., for the likes of Nielsen Mexico City, Banamex (now Citibank), The United Nations’ Commission for Human Rights, and the U.S. Clinton Administration.

Ana has served on the following corporate and non-profit boards of directors:

  • SiTV Cable Channel
  • Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP)
  • Children’s Bureau
  • LA Mayor’s Small Business Board
  • Southern California Public Radio
  • The Trust for Public Land
  • American Public Media
  • Minnesota Public Radio
  • Green Leadership Trust

Mrs. Valdez currently lives in Beverly Hills, California, with her husband, Jeff Valdez, and her two teenage sons.