Board Members

Claudia de Leon

President Executive Committee La Mega Media COO

Claudia Yvette De León is COO of La Mega Media, one of the largest Spanish-language media companies in the United States, operating radio stations, newspapers and digital products in markets throughout the Midwest. Since 2013, Claudia has been the official Mistress of Ceremonies for the Miss Ohio Latina Pageant. Additionally, she has served as host in fashion shows, galas, and conferences. Claudia currently sits on the Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Treasurer for her second year. She was elected as President of the Columbus Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2016.

César Bravo

Board Member

Cesar Bravo has dedicated himself to Business and Agriculture. His passion for these fields is what led him to establish his company Events by Cesar Bravo in 2018. He began his journey into the world of Business and Agriculture while in High School in Los Angeles California. Mr. Bravo attended Crenshaw High School in South Central Los Angeles where he was one of 1% of students who were accepted to the Teacher Training Academy.

Pedro Falconi

Vice President Financial Advisor at Cetera Investors

Pedro Falconi is a Financial Advisor at Cetera Investors. His career has been mostly to serve the specific needs of the Hispanic population in the different banks that he has worked for in various communities. Over his 10+ years in banking and financial services industry, he has worked for Fifth Third Bank in Louisville, KY and most recently he serviced the Hispanic community while working for Bank of America in Providence, RI where he earned the highest recognition in banking by becoming a member of the Pinnacle Club (Top 1% of Personal Bankers nationwide at Bank of America), just to name a few.

Lair Marin Marcum

Chair Education Committee & Board Member Ohio Commission of Hispanic & Latino Affairs Member of the Board

Lair is the Community Liaison for The Ohio Latino Affairs Commission and has worked for the state for almost 9 years. Marin-Marcum is the Latina Mentoring Academy Chair that is on its 9th Academic cycle. She leads the Hispanic Chamber of Columbus Education committee not only with the LMA, but also with the Managing your Business Series workshops.

Sonia Galicia

Chair Membership Committee & Member La Mega Media Senior Account Executive

Sonia Galicia is an account manager for the Columbus market of La Mega Media, representing accounts for WVKO La Mega 103.1FM and La Jornada Latina Spanish Newspaper. She also coordinates the station’s quarterly events, creating successful campaigns for Hispanic marketing in the area and serving as event planner for concerts and health fairs. Galicia was born in Mexico City, Mexico and moved to Columbus in 1994.

Estela Salaman

Marketing Committee & Board Member Board Member

Estela is the Director of Marketing & Communications of La Mega Media, Inc, the largest Spanish-language media company in the State of Ohio, operating radio stations, print publications and digital products in the different markets. She was born in Monterrey, Mexico. In 2006, Estela attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where she dual majored in Music Business/Management and Music Production & Engineering. E stela began her training at the music department of Tom Hanks’ company Playtone Productions and Riptide Music, one of the music rights management leaders in Los Angeles, CA.

Sandra López

Legislative Committee & Board Member

Sandra López was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. She graduated from Universidad Católica Madre & Maestra with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. She has been a resident of Columbus since 1996 and has worked in the International Sales for several local companies, including the Mettler Toledo and Elmer’s Products.

Ana Lilia Rosas

Secretary & Board Member Residential Mortgage Loan Officer at Fifth Third Bank

Ana Lilia Rosas is a Residential Mortgage Loan Officer at Fifth Third Bank with over a decade of experience in Marketing and financial advising for diverse customers.

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