Category Archives: Workshops

brian hall

Brian K. Hall

Brian received his B.A. in Marketing and Computer Science at Sam Houston State University as well as post-graduate work at Texas A&M and Rice University. Brian started his career in energy with Diamond Shamrock (now Valero) in 1989, and recently completed his 23rd year with Shell Oil Company in Houston.

Regina Heyward

Regina Heyward

Regina O. Heyward is Senior Vice President and head of Supplier Diversity for Wells Fargo. With more than 17 years of multi-industry global supply chain and supplier diversity strategy experience, she leads a team that is responsible for developing and engaging certified diverse suppliers to integrate them into the company’s sourcing and procurement processes.

Monika Mantilla

Monika has over 25 years of domestic and international company building and investment management experience. She has dedicated the last 20 years of her life to building financial capacity in minority communities, and achieving social transformation alongside solid investment returns.

lola infante

Lola Infante

Lola Infante is Sr. Director of Generation Fuels and Market Analysis at the Edison Electric Institute, where she focuses mainly on market and policy developments in clean and alternative energy resources as well as other critical fuels for power generation.

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Karen Kerrigan

For a quarter of a century, Karen Kerrigan’s leadership and advocacy have helped foster U.S. entrepreneurship and global small business growth. She is president & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council and serves as the group’s chief advocate.

david friedman

David Friedman

As AFPM’s Regulatory Affairs Vice President, David is responsible for formulating and implementing the refining and petrochemical industries’ environmental, fuels, transportation, safety and security missions, including the development of Association policy on Congressional legislation and regulatory matters.

Rafael Marrero

Rafael Marrero

Rafael Marrero is a Stanford University and Cornell University trained senior corporate executive and acclaimed management consultant. This Inc. 500 CEO has 30+ years diversified experience in multiple verticals including: Government Contracting Solutions, Telecommunications, Construction, Information Technology, Professional Services, Renewable Energy, and High-Tech environments.