How we made a difference in 2017

$100K Budget allocated
11 Local charities
Roberto Gutierrez (Chair)
Founder and President, FUNDAP (NGO)

Francisco Roberto Gutiérrez Martínez is President of FUNDAP (Integral Development of Social and Economic Programs Foundation) and President of the Asociación Red Nacional de Grupos Gestores (a non-profit organization for economic development), Mr. Gutierrez is also a Member of the Board of Catholic University of America at the Washington headquarters.

Mr. Gutierrez is a chemical Engineer, with a degree from San Carlos University in Guatemala, a Masters in Reengineering and Technology Insurance from Francisco Marroquin University and a Masters in Social Anthropology and Ethnology from University of Paris. He also holds a PhD. in Political Sciences and Sociology from Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain.

He has written several important publications abut entrepreneurship, including How to eradicate poverty in Guatemala, The Microenterprise, a space for development (La Microempresa, un espacio para el desarrollo) and many others. He is an active columnist for El Periodico national newspaper.

Mr. Gutierrez has been recognized as a distinctive Guatemalan citizen in Quetzaltenango, an Honoree from Banco Industrial, and winner of the Carlos Paiz Ayala Award, Exporter of the Year in 2003. He has held the Gold Button from the House of Culture in Quetzaltenango since 2003 and that same year, University Rafael Landival gave him a commemorative Medal, “Mons. Luis Manresa Formosa, S.J.”

Guillermo Montano (Vice Chair)
Guillermo Montano (Vice Chair)
Strategic Advisor, TELUS International and Founder, TELUS International Central America
Richard Aitkenhead
Richard Aitkenhead
Founder and President, IDC consulting group
Marta Alvizures No Photo Available
Marta Alvizures
Community Board Prime, TELUS International Central America
Sebastian Bulanti
Sebastian Bulanti
Business Development and Marketing Director, TELUS International Central America
Luis Flores Asturias
Luis Flores Asturias
Politician, professor, surgical dentist, entrepreneur, Olympian
Rosamaria Flores Castaneda
Rosamaria Flores Castaneda
Community Board Prime, TELUS International Central America
Jorge Gonzalez No Photo Available
Jorge Gonzalez
Youth Representative, Manager, Good Neighbors and Consultant, Fundated
Giancarlo Ibarguen
Giancarlo Ibarguen
President and Dean, Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala
Daiann Irigoyen
Daiann Irigoyen
CFO, TELUS International Central America
Christine K. Wilson
Christine K. Wilson
Founder, Antigua International School, entrepreneur, organic coffee farmer, director of CKW Communications
Estuardo Ligorria G.
Estuardo Ligorria G.
Vice President, Operations, TELUS International Central America
Emilio Mendez
Emilio Mendez
Owner and Creative Manager, Saul E. Mendez and former Chair, GuateAmala project
Maria Pacheco
Maria Pacheco
Founder and General Manager, Kiej de los Bosques and Vital Voices Latin-American (NGOs)
Carolina Roca
Carolina Roca
IDC Senior Consultant and Director, Fundesistemas
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