George Herrera is the founder and President & CEO of the Herrera-Cristina Group, Ltd, a Hispanic-owned, multidisciplinary management firm, specializing in marketing, communications, corporate diversity, public affairs, event planning, and research. Founded in 2003, with offices in New York City and Washington, DC, the Herrera-Cristina Group has an impressive roster consisting of Fortune 500 companies and national organizations as clients.
Mr. Herrera is currently an Independent Director of the Board of Directors of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, where he serves as Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and is also a member of the Audit Committee. Prior to joining the Wyndham board, Mr. Herrera served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Cendant Corporation, having replaced former Secretary of Defense the Honorable William S. Cohen.
Prior to establishing Herrera-Cristina Group, Ltd. Mr. Herrera was President & Chief Executive Officer of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), a position he held from 1998 through 2004.
Mr. Herrera is the creator of the nationally syndicated TV show "Hispanics Today", seen on NBC, ABC, CBS nationally.
In 2001, Mr.Herrera was named a "FELLOW", Wharton Society of Fellows. Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.