From the Office of the President
Press Release


Date: 11/12/2019

Houston International Trade Development Council Names Sonia Rivera New Executive Director

Sonia Rivera has over 25 years of experience in program development, and implementation of educational support programs, to small business development, and has expanded into project management, with a focus on program evaluation, setting policies, staffing, scheduling, staff development and training. In 2008, and 2010 respectively, she started her own Corporation; Genesis Consulting, the umbrella under which she operates Sonia Rivera USA Consulting, providing Small Businesses Development Strategies.

Sonia Rivera also served as the National President of The National Hispanic Professional Organization (NHPO). Sonia has actively served with numerous other community organizations through the years such as Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas, previously served on the board of Hispanic Woman in Leadership.

HITDC members, associates and friends, please welcome our new appointed Executive Director, Sonia Rivera.

Contact: Val Thompson President & CEO
Houston International Trade Development Council, Inc.