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All members of La Plaza’s staff are fully bilingual and have a deep understanding and appreciation of the cultural needs and differences of Central Indiana’s Latino community.

Miriam Acevedo Davis

President & CEO

Maria Quiroz-Southwood

Director of Programs

Mariana Lopez-Owens

Director of Community Engagement and Events

Rosa Vidal Marquez

Community Resource Specialist

Elizabeth Valencia

Community Engagement Coordinator

Jessica Cervantes


Shivani Goyal

Education Specialist

Rose Ohiami-Glass

Community Resource Specialist

Sylvia Strom



Miriam Acevedo Davis

President & CEO, La Plaza

Chair: Kiamesha Colom

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Vice Chair: Carlos De Leon

Johnson & Johnson

Treasurer: Art Vasquez

IU Health West

Secretary: Pedro J. Jimenez, PhD.

Eli Lilly & Co (Retired)

Keyla R. Alessio

Fifth Third Bank

Patrick E. Clarey

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Ed Collins

JP Morgan Chase

D. Valerie Loya

Marion County Prosecutor’s Office

Janmarie Connor

Connor Fine Painting Inc.

Matt Wittlief

Spring ML

Roberto Carbadillo

Eli Lilly & Co.

Fabiana Morette-Lattea

Roche Diagnostics
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