President and CEO at Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Laura Murillo is President and CEO of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. With the support of the Chamber Board and Staff she has set unprecedented records, including becoming the largest Hispanic Chamber in the Country.
She also serves as the Founding President & CEO of the Chamber’s Foundation, Founding Host/Producer for the Chamber’s Television Program on CBS Channel 11 and for the Chamber’s Radio and TV Program on Univision. Additionally, she is the Founding Host/Producer for the Chamber’s Radio Program on (6) CBS Radio Stations.
She served as an Executive at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. She holds a B.A., a Masters Degree, and a Ph.D. from the University of Houston, where she served as an Executive. The University of Houston most recently bestowed its highest honor, the President’s Medallion, to the Chamber and Dr. Murillo.
She has received many state, national and international honors including being named among the “Most Powerful & Influential Women in Texas” by the National Diversity Council, “Woman of the Year” by Success Magazine and the International Leadership Award by Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation.
Dr. Murillo was also included in the Top 10 Who’s Who in Business and has been named a Top 5 C-Suite CEO Finalist by the Houston Business Journal. In 2014, she was honored with the Hispanic Leadership Award by the National Football League (NFL).
Dr. Murillo serves on the Houston BBVA Compass Board of Directors, the University Of Houston Board Of Advisors, the University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Board Of Visitors, the Houston Symphony’s Hispanic Leadership Council, the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board, the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee and the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Texas Advisory Committee.
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