Elena del Valle Editor and Director of HispanicMPR.com Covering the Hispanic Market (Started in 2005)

Elena is the director and editor of Hispanic Marketing & Public Relations and host of the companion website and podcast. A 20 year plus marketing and public relations veteran, she has worked extensively in health care and with U.S. and international markets.

Prior to founding her marketing and public relations firm twelve years ago, she was a key member of the health care team and headed the Hispanic practice at the largest independent public relations firm in Florida. Before that, she attended law school nights while she was in charge of domestic and international Hispanic marketing and public relations for a major private South Florida health care company.

She is the recipient of the 2004 D. Parke Gibson Pioneer Award Multicultural Communications Professional Interest Section of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the 1988 Up & Comers Award in Public Relations. Multilingual and a published author, she is a graduate of Leadership Florida, Leadership Miami, Center for Creative Leadership, National Hispana Leadership Institute, Embassy of Spain Young Hispanic Americans, Cuban American National Council, and Harvard John. F. Kennedy School of Government leadership programs.

Elena’s Mission is to assist business people and entrepreneurs to be well informed and ahead of the curve by providing insightful editorial objective information that otherwise often falls through the cracks. To add opportunities for our audience, invite more newsmakers and leaders to share their insights in the podcast, slowly expand the business topics and support the continued growth of the newly established business to business section that allows our audience to connect directly with each other for the promotion and expansion of their businesses.

For more information visit: http://HispanicMPR.com

Note: Elena is one of WE Magazine for Women’s Top 100 Women in Ecommerce™ for 2012. To read about the other 99 women, visit (PDF): http://bit.ly/whoswho2012 or (turning page): http://bit.ly/wewhoswho2012