GALEO Executive Board of Directors

Chair: Art Gambill, McGuireWoods LLP (2021-present)

Vice-Chair:  Adriana Varela, Foreign Attorney and Director of Global Client Services, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP. (2021 -present).

Secretary: Jeffrey Ellman, Partner, Jones Day (2017-present)

Treasurer: Sarah M. Lopez (2021-present)


GALEO Board Members At Large:

Immediate Past Chair Jason Esteves, Atlanta Board of Education, At-Large Seat 9, 1st Latino Elected to any School Board of Education in Georgia, Assistant General Counsel, Equifax Inc. (2021-present)

Evelyn “Mimi” Woodson, Columbus City Council, District 7 & serves as customer service supervisor at TSYS (2004-present)

Leonard Gomez, Former Mayor Pro-Tem for the Grantville City Council (2014-present)

Kyle Murphy, Chair GALEO Leadership Council  (2022-present)

Adela Yelton (2021-present)

Peter R. Villegas, Vice President, Head, Office of Latin Affairs, The Coca-Cola Company (2019-present)

Allan Soto, CEO, Vinea Capital (2022-present)

Former GALEO Board Members:

Alicia Hernandez (2019-2022)

Rep. Brenda Lopez (HD-99) (2016-2020)

Former Georgia State Rep. Deborah Gonzalez (HD-117) (2018-2020)

Katherine Vega, Former Chair of the GALEO Leadership Council, Project Manager, Global Payments, Inc.  (2015-2020).

Adolfo Santos, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, Georgia Gwinnett College, (2017-2018)

Former Chair: Laura Murvartian, Founder & Chair of Fiesta de Libros, Senior Director, Client Deal Team, Equifax (2012-2018)

Rocio Del Milagro Woody, The Road to Recovery, Inc. (2005-2016)

Former State Court Judge Tony Del Campo, Del Campo Weber & Grayson, LLC (2003-2010, 2011-2015)

Judge Dax Lopez, DeKalb County State Court (2004-2015)

Rey Martinez, Loganville City Council (2014-2015)

Judith Martinez-Sadri (2013-2016)

Rey Pascual, Paul Hastings LLP (2009-2015)

David Lefkovits, CEO at LEFKO Design + Build (2015)

Tom Mars, Taylor English Duma LLP (2015)

Charles Kuck, Kuck Immigration Partners (2007-2014)

Douglas Rohan, Rohan Law PC (2011-2014)

Honorary Past Chairman 2012: Former State Sen. Sam Zamarripa (SD-36, D-Atlanta), Founding Chairman of GALEO (2003-2011)

Luis Aguilar, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission(2006-2008)

Georgia State Representative Pedro Marin (Democrat, Duluth, HD:96)(2003-2010)

Georgia State Representative Tony Sellier (Republican, Fort Valley, HD:96)(2008-2010), Passed away in November 2010.

Rudy Beserra, The Coca-Cola Company (2004-2013)

Judge Tony Del Campo, DeKalb County State Court (2003-2010)

Luz Borrero, Former Deputy Chief Operating Officer, City of Atlanta (2008-2010)

David Rodriguez, Former City Council Member in Lawrenceville (2006-2010)

Jason Anavitarte, Former City Council Member in Doraville (2006-2009)

Vanessa Olcese-Inman, Formerly with the Hispanic Contractors Association of Georgia (2009-2010)