Carola Molinares-Risch joined the ATS staff in October 2016. She works on the procurement of hotel contracts for all ATS meetings and acts as a liaison between hotels and ATS. In addition, she supports the work of Women in Leadership, the Committee on Race and Ethnicity, African American, Asian-descent, and Latino(a) presidents and deans, the Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers project, and global initiatives.
Molinares was a global account director for HPN Global prior to ATS, and brings more than 15 years of management experience in hospitality and meeting planning. A native of Colombia and bilingual in English and Spanish, she earned a degree in business administration and international relations from the Universidad Externado de Colombia.