Jerry I. Porras Latino Leadership Award

The Hispanic Business Student Association is proud to announce that Billy Alvarado, MBA ’00 has been named the recipient of the 2020 Porras Latino Leadership Award.

The 2020 Jerry I. Porras Award Recipient
Chief Business Officer, Stripe

This award honors his professional achievements as Chief Business Officer at Stripe and his increasing involvement in the Latino community at Stanford and throughout the world. The award celebration took place on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

About the Award

The Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA) hosts an annual award banquet to both celebrate the history and presence of the Latino community at Stanford GSB and to honor and encourage leadership in business as well as in the greater Latino community.

The banquet also helps to unite alumni with current students, faculty and administrators, and fosters personal bonds critical to the success of our communities.

At this evening event faculty, alumni, and students come together to honor a Stanford GSB alumnus who has made significant contributions to the business and Latino communities.

Jerry I. Porras Latino Leadership Award Recipients

2010 - 2019

2019

Jessica Rodriguez, MBA ’01
President & Chief Operating Officer of Univision Networks Chief Marketing Officer

2018

José E. Feliciano, MBA ‘99
Co-founder and Managing Partner, Clearlake Capital Group LP

2017

Arturo Cazares, MBA ‘89
COO of CipherCloud

2016

Fran Maier, AB ’84, MBA ’89
Serial Entrepreneur and Startup Advisor

2015

Leticia Miranda, MBA ’93
Former Senior Policy Advisor, National Council of La Raza

2014

James Gutierrez, MBA ’05
CEO and Co-Founder of Insikt

2013

Phil Pompa, MBA ’82
Venture Partner, Cielo Private Equity Funds

2012

Frank Huerta, MBA ’93
Co-Founder and CEO of TransLattice, Inc.

2011

Mike A. Aviles, MBA ’90
Former President and CEO, Vignette Corporation

2010

Laura Sanchez, MBA ’94
Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

2000 - 2009

2009

Hank Vigil, MBA ’87
Senior Vice President,Strategy & Partnership, Microsoft Inc.

2008

Miriam Rivera, JD/MBA ’95
Former Deputy Legal Counsel, Google

2007

James R. Cervantes, MBA ’86
Managing Director, Head of Public Finance, Stone & Youngberg

2006

Albert Chavez, MBA ’85

2005

Benito C. Almanza, MBA ’77

2004

Ricardo A. Navarro, MBA ’75

2003

Julia Arellano Sullivan, MBA ’82

2002

Leopoldo E. Guzman, MBA ’71

2001

Fernando Oaxaca

2000

Frank R. Ramirez, MBA ’83

1997 - 1999

1999

Richard L. Leza, Sr., MBA ’78

1998

Victor Arias, Jr., MBA ’82

1997

Fernando Inzunza, MBA ’78