Lourdes T. Iglesias
Lourdes T. Iglesias, joins Wells Fargo as a Home mortgage Consultant she is a native Buffalonian, a graduate from Daemon College. She attended Medaille College where she needs two classes to complete her MBA. She has an honorable discharge from the USAR. She currently lives in buffalo and has two children Angelo and Teresa.
Ms. Iglesias has about 20 years’ experience in the not for profit sector and 5 years in the insurance industry. She is the former Executive Director of Hispanics United of Buffalo. She has been recognized by Forty Under Forty, 1996 Business First Award, Buffalo Bison’s Hispanic Citizen of the Year, Community Recognition Award – Latin American Cultural Association, Minority Bar Association Community Service Award, Distinguished Alumnus Award for the SUNY Educational Opportunity Center, Hispanic Women’s League-Sylvia Rodriguez award and Hispanics United of Buffalo Appreciation Award, Athena Nomination 2012, NYS Assembly Puerto Rican Hispanic Task Force Award 2012. She has sat on numerous boards at both local and state level. She is currently a board member of the NYS SOMOS Conference, an annual conference where issues are presented to local constituent throughout NYS and Puerto Rico. Ms. Iglesias is a graduate of Leadership of Buffalo class of 1996 and a graduate from the FBI Citizens Academy 2007.
Ms. Iglesias has always been known as a community activist, a woman with passion, commitment and principle.
When asked about the transition to private sector from public she said, “It will be different but I am up for the challenge, I truly believe that are community should understand the financial process of purchasing a home and if I can do that for them I am happy to do so, I admire our congressman’s words and truly live by them ” My community is always at the center of what I do, as inspiration, reason, and hope” by Nydia Velazquez, First PR Congresswomen. My community has always been my focus just because I am in the private sector it will be no different. I will still look out for them.”