WHO WE ARE
Executive Vice President
Marisa Calderon is executive director of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP). She is an 18 year veteran of the financial services and housing industry.
Her prior experience includes expertise in human resources, operations, training and executive leadership. Ms. Calderon has managed teams of over 500 employees, organized and coordinated multidivisional job fairs to staff start-up and existing operations. Ms. Calderon has experience conducting Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) assessments which led to improved compensation practices. She has instructional systems design experience inclusive of authoring course work and managing designers and course writers. Additionally, she has facilitated classes in corporate culture and onboarding for new employees. Ms. Calderon is a certified in diversity training, consultative sales master training and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
Ms. Calderon serves on the advisory board of Banc of California and is an author of the association’s annual publication, The State of Hispanic Homeownership Report. She speaks at conferences and events regarding NAHREP’s advocacy efforts, policy positions and on general Hispanic housing trends.
Ms. Calderon is a graduate from University of California at Berkeley with a bachelor’s in anthropology.
VP of Marketing
Mancillas launched his career as a Coca-Cola salesman in Mexico. He then transitioned into a role with Reebok Mexico, becoming the first sales team to lead these efforts. After a transition to Dallas, Mancillas launched field-marketing efforts for Cadbury-Schweppes for the brand Clamato, became account supervisor for Latin American and Caribbean countries in one of Dallas’ powerhouse agencies working with American Airlines. Pacino also helped launch a multicultural initiative at Lowe’s and maintained his entrepreneurial stint running his own printing and shipping company in Monterrey, Mexico.
He is a graduate of the Tecnológico de Monterrey and went to UT Austin to study advertising. Mancillas is bicultural and bilingual in English and Spanish. He is a current board member of Levine Museum of the New South and Vice President of the Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas.