Join GALEO for our annual Hispanic Heritage Month! This year, our luncheon will take place on Friday, September 25th, 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: If you had already made a reservation for our canceled Annual Power Breakfast, then that reservation can be used for the Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon.


Keynote Speaker:  DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos

Location: Hilton Atlanta NE in Peachtree Corners- 5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

About our Keynote Speaker:

Chief Mirtha V. Ramos was appointed as Chief of the DeKalb County Police Department on
November 4, 2019. She is responsible for the daily operations of the DeKalb County Police
Department and the safety of DeKalb’s 700,000 citizens. She leads 800 sworn police officers
and 110 civilian employees. She has command of the police department’s $95.1 million budget.
Chief Ramos was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She attended Penn State University,
where she obtained a master’s degree in Psychology of Leadership. Additionally, she holds a
bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Lynn University.

In 1997, Chief Ramos pursued a career in law enforcement, becoming a police officer at the
Miami-Dade Police Department. During her tenure there, she served in a wide-range of
assignments including uniform patrol, investigations, emergency management, community
policing, and police administration. Chief Ramos excelled and rose through the ranks. In 2016,
she was appointed as the Division Chief of one of the largest and busiest divisions of the Miami-
Dade Police Department. In this role, she managed four police districts, the Airport and Seaport,
the Special Events Units, the Special Patrol Bureau that houses the Department’s high liability
units such as, the Special Response Team, Aviation, Marine Patrol, Bomb Disposal, Canine, and

Chief Ramos continues to improve her skills, knowledge, and law enforcement education. She is
a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. She attended the International
Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Women’s Leadership Institute. She has completed
numerous professional leadership and law enforcement continuing education courses and
received many departmental commendations throughout her career.
Chief Ramos is a compassionate, no-nonsense, hands on leader. She believes in transparency
and team work. She embraces community policing and uses it as a tool to address crime and
strengthen relationships between the department and the community. She is an innovative leader
with new ideas, and she brings a wealth of experience to the improvement of public safety.

Mistress of Ceremonies: TBA


Reservations are still being taken and will be made on a first come, first served basis. Reservations will be held only when payment is processed or received.  Space tends to be limited one week out from the event, so please process as soon as possible to guarantee attendance.  Please see credit card link below.  Registration is still open by credit card only.

  • Current GALEO Members & Nonprofits: $50.00 per person
  • Non-GALEO Members: $75.00 per person (Membership rate begins at $15.00)
  • GIL Participants and Student Rate: $30.00 per person
  • Group Tables – $1,500.00: Corporations or groups may purchase a table for EIGHT people.

Link for credit card payment: