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Linda G Alvarado

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Name  Linda Alvarado

Education  Pomona College
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Linda G. Alvarado (born 1951) is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alvarado Construction, Inc., a large commercial and industrial general contracting/site management and design/build firm in Denver, CO. She is also President of Palo Alto, Inc. Restaurant Company, and co-owner of the Colorado Rockies baseball team.


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Currently on the Board of 3M.

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Early life

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Alvaro was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She attended Pomona College in Claremont, California.


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Alvardo a co-owner the major league baseball franchise, the Colorado Rockies. She is both the first Hispanic female co-owner of a major league team, and the first woman ever involved in a formal bid for ownership of a major league baseball team.

Awards and honors

  • Revlon Business Woman of the Year (1996),
  • Designated one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in America by Hispanic Business Magazine,
  • Member of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans (1995–2001),
  • The 1996 U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Woman of the Year distinction, honored by the prestigious Sara Lee Corporation Frontrunner Award,
  • The 2001 Horatio Alger Award,
  • Inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (2002),
  • Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame (2003),
  • Named to the White House Commission for Hispanic Excellence in Education,
  • Named Woman of the Year by the Mexican American Foundation,
  • The National Women’s Economic Alliance Director’s Choice Award.
  • References

    Linda G. Alvarado Wikipedia