HNBA Executive Director in Washington, DC
Alba Cruz-Hacker is the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)—a nonprofit, nonpartisan, national organization which represents the interests of Hispanic legal professionals in the United States and its territories. The HNBA also advocates on issues of importance to the 53 million people of Hispanic heritage living in the U.S.
Ms. Cruz-Hacker has over 15 years of experience in organizational operations,public and government relations, corporate communications, and business/programs development and management. She is charged with conducting and overseeing all aspects of the HNBA’S daily operations, including the management of the staff, programs, events and initiatives, as well as the cultivation of external and internal relations. She monitors the HNBA’s financial operations and works closely with the HNBA Executive Committee and Board of Governors on all programs and executive-level decisions regarding the organization. In addition, and on behalf of the HNBA, Ms. Cruz-Hacker is a representative before the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA).
Prior to her current role, she served as Senior Director of Development and Special Projects for the General Consulate of the Dominican Republic in the U.S. Western Region for 8 years, and also worked as an Adjunct and Visiting Assistant Professorat the University of California Riverside and the UCR Palm Desert GraduateCenter. Ms. Cruz-Hacker holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the California StateUniversity and a Master’s Degree from the University of California Riverside.