Hector Tejeda, Director of Education Initiatives

hector_tejeda_no_background Héctor is a Guatemalan immigrant who arrived in the United States as a baby with his sixteen-year-old mother. He went on to graduate from Marist College with an accounting degree, and obtained CPA certification while working for Deloitte in New York City. Héctor continued his education at Harvard Business School where he received his MBA in general management. He joined Pfizer upon graduation and then worked over 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry in a wide range of marketing, finance, strategic planning, and general management roles.

Héctor’s experience includes almost five years in Hong Kong as a regional marketing director, and four years as a general manager for Merck’s operations in Ecuador and Chile. After retiring from Merck, he became an MBA career advisor at the Wharton School, where he advised students on careers in the healthcare and consumer industries.
Héctor moved to Florida in 2013 and wanted to give back to the community.  He found his passion with UnidosNow, where he has actively been involved in changing the lives of students since 2014.
Contact Héctor Tejeda at hector.tejeda@unidosnow.org.