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Ana Valdez

Executive President
Latino Donor Collaborative

Ana Valdez is a high-level executive and thought leader, combining experience in politics, corporate and media.  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.  The company creates media content, and Ana consults on marketing, media, and political strategy as she is considered an expert in what we call the New American Mainstream audience and consumer.  Her company’s 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 (ITESM), and a Master’s in International Relations from Instituto Ortega y Gasset in Madrid, Spain.  Before moving to Los Angeles, Mrs. Valdez worked and studied in Mexico, the U.S., Spain, and Switzerland for the likes of Nielsen Mexico City, Banamex (now Citibank), the United Nations Organization, and the U.S. Clinton Administration.

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

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

Mrs. Valdez currently lives in Beverly Hills, California, with her husband, Jeff Valdez. They have two trilingual, binational and multicultural teenage sons.