Once cited in the New York Daily News as a "prototypical entrepreneur," Mariano Diaz has literally built his entire career on that definition—even before the term "entrepreneur" came into common use among the Latino community. A high energy, fiscally conscious, and extremely goal-‐driven executive, Mariano Diaz approaches each business challenge with his intrinsic flair for innovation, creative problem-‐solving, and measured risk taking to drive consistent bottom-‐line improvements and positive returns on all of his investments. Mariano Diaz began his career on a path that is rare among other entrepreneurs. In 1978 he earned his Bachelor's degree, Cum Laude in Romance Languages from Lehman College. Mariano knew that every learning moment, since his arrival to the United States in 1975, needed to translate into an opportunity that would later benefit his future. He also recognized that his capacity to speak several languages would expand his reasoning and analytical thinking skills. He later discovered that being an astute entrepreneur and linking what he learned in college with business, included skills like negotiations, team building, risk taking and having the true grit to succeed. Read More!
PLEASE REMEMBER TO JOIN US FOR: The Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala on December 6th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the magnificent Great Hall of the City College of New York on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute.
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