WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the appointment of Nina G. Vaca to the Board of Directors of the Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE: KSS), her second seat on the board of a publicly-traded company. Vaca also sits on the Board of Directors at Comerica Bank (NYSE: CMA), and is the founder and CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc. Under Vaca’s direction this staffing, vendor management and IT solutions firm has flourished to become the fifth-fastest growing firm of its type in a $20 billion industry.
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“Nina will make a tremendous impact at Kohl’s. She brings tenacity and focus to any project she takes on. The USHCC has been fortunate to call on her for leadership and guidance and we are so proud of her ongoing accomplishments,” said Javier Palomarez, President and CEO of the USHCC.
Vaca’s accomplishments have brought her several accolades including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Technology & Communications for the Southwest Region, Top 25 Women Business Builders in America from Fast Company Magazine and a listing among Latino Leaders Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Hispanics in America.
She is a graduate of HACR/Harvard Business School’s Corporate Governance Executive Program and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Advanced Management Education Program. She was honored by Texas State University as its youngest ever Distinguished Alumna and holds a Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa from Northwood University.
David C. Lizarraga, USHCC Chairman of the Board added, “We congratulate Nina on her latest appointment. She has demonstrated time and again that determination and hard work can create success. Her accomplishments and awards are many and well-deserved. We expect nothing less from this dynamic Latina.”
About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of nearly 2.8 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that generate nearly $300 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers in the United States and Puerto Rico.
SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce