Olga Camargo, National Board Chair, Hispanic Alliance for Career

 



Olga has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. In 2006, Olga authored a graduate thesis, which focuses on the imperative need for financial institutions to provide culturally-relevant financial services to better engage today’s culturally diverse society.

Olga is a Managing Partner at TOROSO Investments and also Co-Head of FARO Advisory (a division of TOROSO) and provides investment advisory and retirement plan advisory services to clients that include: high net worth individuals, business owners, public and private corporations, public sector entities, and not-for-profit entities and foundations. She holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation issued by the Center for Fiduciary Studies and Series 65 license.

Among Olga’s accomplishments and honorary roles, she serves as National Board Chair for the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement with 77,000 members across the nation. Olga is also the first Latina to serve as FORBES Business Council's 2020 Chair for Financial Services Industry Group. Olga was recently featured on the cover page of Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Women of Influence, which publication has also listed her as a Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leaders in the past. Crain’s Chicago Business named her among “Chicago’s Most Powerful Latinos” in 2019. She is a 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival Ricardo Salinas Scholar. Negocios Now named Olga among Chicago's Most Influential 50 Latinos in 2017. In 2013, she was inducted into the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration Alumni Leadership Academy for raising the standing and stature of the college. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs selected Olga for its 2010 Emerging Leaders Program, a highly competitive cohort of Chicago’s up-and-coming professionals, leaders who continue to raise the bar for Chicago as a leading global city.

Olga serves as a Commissioner on the Board of the Public Building Commission Chaired by Mayor Lori Lightfoot; the IL State Treasurer's Hispanic Advisory Council; the IL Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Economic Development Committee; and, is a past member of the Economics Club and Executives' Club of Chicago.

Olga earned both Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Arts in Language, Literacy and Rhetoric degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her high school degree from Jones High School. She grew up in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood and currently lives in University Village with her husband and son, and is a proud St. Ignatius parent.

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