Icon – Horacio Gavilan

"Well done is better than well said." -Benjamin Franklin

Horacio Gavilan is a non-profit strategist and executive with more than 30 years of experience in association management. He is currently the Executive Director of the Hispanic Marketing Council (formerly Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies), the only national trade association representing the U.S. Hispanic market ecosystem.

He believes the Hispanic consumer should be at the heart of every marketer’s strategy, growth plan, media buy, and creative campaign. He advocates for responsible and intentional investment in Hispanic marketing commensurate with the enormous opportunity that the multicultural majority presents.

A native of Puerto Rico, he lives in the Washington, DC area.