San Antonio LSBS
Major General Angela Salinas
U.S. Marine Corps (Ret)
Major General Angela Salinas, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas.
Salinas served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 39 years. She was the first Latina promoted to the general officer ranks in the U.S. Marine Corps. Upon her retirement in 2013, she was the senior ranking woman and Hispanic in the Corps.
A woman of many firsts, she was a trailblazer for women in the U.S. Marine Corps. Her military decorations are many including the Defense Superior Service Medal and culminating with the Navy Distinguished Service Medal upon retirement. Salinas’ accolades extend past her military experience and include being inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame and Hispanic Women in Leadership Hall of Fame. She was named a Top Latino Leader by the National Diversity Council and received the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award; Congressional Hispanic Caucus Leadership Award; and Women’s International Center’s Living Legacy Award. Learn more
Rosa Santana, a recognized outsourcing solutions expert, is the Founder and Chief Executive of Santana Group, a top-tier minority- and woman-owned outsourcer whose transformational solutions differentiate industry-leading companies through more efficient, effective, and competitive service. Santana is a fearless leader who harnesses her passion to successfully create and develop companies through impeccable client service and innovative business solutions. Santana also positively impacts each of the communities she serves through participation on several business and nonprofit boards. Under her direct vision and strategic development, each company under the Santana Group, including Integrated Human Capital, Workforce Management Mexico, Diversa, Forma Automotive, and Oveana, continues to achieve annual profitable growth. Learn more
Dr. Erika Gonzalez
CEO, President, & Co-Founder of South Texas Allergy and Asthma Medical Professionals (STAAMP) and STAAMP Clinical Research and Chair, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Before opening her own business, Dr. Gonzalez served 10 years in the United States Air Force. After being honorably discharged at the rank of Major with the Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal, she returned to her hometown of San Antonio and has been actively involved as a business owner and community leader. Among many boards and advisory posts, Dr. Gonzalez chairs the Mayor’s Commission on Status of Women, is Chairwoman for the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is a on the Board of Directors for Latino Victory Project, and was selected as a 2019 Presidential Leadership Scholar. Through her volunteer efforts, she works to decrease healthcare disparities and increase access to quality medical care.
Dr. Gonzalez is the mother of two young boys and considers this her most important role. She is committed to teaching her boys the value of service to the community and integrity in all they do. Learn more
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