Cristina Saralegui to be guest speaker at Hispanic Professionals gala

Freeman Staff

March 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE - Journalist and television host Cristina Saralegui will be the guest speaker for the annual Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee’s Five Star Gala on May 9.

She is the host of the program “The Cristina Show.” At the gala, Saralegui will preview her new book “Rise up & Shine” and share secrets for success in the workplace, relationships and life during the keynote presentation.  In addition, Saralegui was named one of TIME Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Hispanics in America” for her work in motivating and empowering Hispanic women throughout the country.

The second annual Five Star Gala will be held at the Pfister Hotel and is co-chaired by Rolando Rodriguez, president and CEO of Marcus Theaters and executive vice president of Marcus Corporation, and Brian Masterson, vice president, global supply chain, of GE Healthcare. The gala will feature a VIP reception, live and silent auctions, dinner, dancing, live music by Lynne Jordan & The Shivers and Edward’s Latin Ensemble and a video highlighting HPGM’s recent successes.

Proceeds from the gala support the HPGM programs and initiatives.

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