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Board of Directors


Our Board of Directors is composed of dedicated professionals with diverse backgrounds and extensive experience. Each member is wholeheartedly dedicated to the advancement of our communities and youth through education and public services.


Instituto del Progreso Latino

Meet Our Board Members

Instituto del Progreso Latino

Board of Directors


Reina Goodman, Chair

Fifth Third Bank


Jesus Gonzalez, Co-Vice Chair

Aon, Plc


Melissa Pillars, Co-Vice Chair

JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Julieta LaMalfa, Treasurer 

Canela Media


Adrian J. De Leon, Secretary



Christa A. Hamilton



Denise Lam

JLL Chicago


Derek Beckmann



Karina Ayala-Bermejo

President & CEO


Carlos Jaramillo



George Walz

BMO Harris Bank


Georgina Flores

Aetna, a CVS Company


Marissa Delgado

Koya Leadership Partners


Wendy Raymer 

BMO Harris Bank 


Martha Estela Tovias 

Tovias Title & Trust Inc. 


Kevin P. Bastuga

Signature Bank


Melinda Contreras

Parent Board Member

Board Meeting Schedule
Board Meeting Approved Minutes