Donna Alvarado

Ms. Alvarado is the founder and president of Aguila International, a business-consulting firm. Ms. Alvarado’s executive background includes key leadership and governance positions in government, business, and non-profit sectors. She is an experienced corporate director elected to boards of publicly-traded companies in the manufacturing, banking, transportation, and services industries. She has served as chair of national and statewide public policy commissions on education and workforce development, as well as numerous non-profit boards.

Ms. Alvarado currently serves on the board of directors of CSX Corporation, Corrections Corporation of America, and Park National Corporation. She is also a trustee of the Lindorf Family Foundation and the Columbus Council on World Affairs. She is past chairwoman of the Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio Workforce Policy Board.

Previously, Ms. Alvarado served as president and CEO of Quest International, a global educational publishing company in the elementary and secondary education markets. Early in her career, following executive and legislative staff appointments at the U.S. Department of Defense and in the U.S. Congress, Ms. Alvarado was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as CEO of the federal agency ACTION (Corporation for National and Community Service).