Get to know HACE ( Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement) – Juan Avila highlighted in Hispanic Executive

Juan Carlos Avila, Chairman of HACE’s board and a managing partner at Toroso Investments, was featured in Hispanic Executive.

“Not all Latinos grow up knowing they’re headed to college. I know so many who are the first in their family to go to college. That’s a huge accomplishment. But what happens many times is that person then gets a job in corporate America and then sees their career plateau because they don’t have the resources or connections to reach their potential. They know their boss loves them, they know their clients love them, but they’ve been stuck in the same position for five years or more.

This is often the reality, but it gets even more interesting when you look at the other side. Our corporate partners say they hire Latinos, but half leave and others level out. What’s missing? There’s a disconnect, and one of our jobs at HACE is to connect these two groups …

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