- Board Member
Ms. Vivian Ortiz, CHFC, is a Senior Registered Client Associate at Wells Fargo Advisors LLC. Vivian began her career in the Financial industry in 1987.
Vivian was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she currently resides and is a graduate of LaSalle University where she received a Bachelors Degree for dual majors in Spanish and in English,
Community outreach and community advocacy is Vivian’s dedication.
Vivian has been a member and has taken a leadership role in numerous community organizations. Ms. Ortiz is a current Board Member of the National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Inc. (NACOPRW) where has served as President to the NACOPRW National Board of Directors as well as President of the Philadelphia Chapter
Ms. Ortiz has worked in partnership with organizations to support the research of Breast Cancer. She is a member of Latino Advisory Committee with the American Cancer Society. Vivian has collaborated for over ten years with the Philadelphia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. For the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate’s Annual Mother’s Day Race for the Cure, Vivian continues to volunteer, raise funds and bring awareness of this important subject. Vivian has also volunteered with the Phila Affiliate on the annual breast health empowerment event Latinas United for the Cure. Vivian has served as Ambassador for Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Affiliate Latina Unidas Para La Cura. And has been presented 2013 The Spirit of the Promise Award for her dedication and devotion to a world without breast cancer.
Vivian is a Member of the American Heart Association Go Red Latina awareness programs; which brings awareness and education to the community. Vivian has collaborated Talking About Curing Autism (TACA) dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism and has been visiting an autistic child for over 5 years.
Vivian served as a Board Member to the Women’s Medical Fund.
Ms Ortiz has volunteered with Committee of Seventy-Election Day Poll coverage ; Philabundance, the region’s largest food bank and hunger relief organization; The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Pennsylvania Statewide Latino Coalition (PSLC),
For her continued dedication and activism to the Latino Community, Ms. Ortiz received recognition from Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) – Special Recognition at Pennsylvania Latina Women Symposium- Edward G. Rendell, Governor and Norman Bristol Colon, Executive Director.
The Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos Foundation as a Latino Leaders has honored Vivian as one of the Delaware Valley’s 50 Most Influential Latinos.