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Linda Alvarado    

First Hispanic Owner of MLB Franchise; Owner of Colorado Rockies & CEO of Alvarado Construction

Linda Alvarado is president and CEO of Alvarado Construction, Inc., a commercial general contractor, construction manager, development, design/build, and property management firm. Based in Denver, the company has offices in several states and has successfully developed and constructed projects across America and internationally. Alvarado has 30 years' experience in commercial development, government and institutional general contracting, construction management, design/build, and program management contracts.

Alvarado made history as the first Hispanic (male or female) owner of a Major League Baseball franchise. As an owner of the Colorado Rockies, her role is also significant as it marked the first time that any woman was involved in a bid for ownership of a Major League Baseball team.

She has been the focus of many articles in newspapers, books, business publications, educational curriculums, and civics texts; has graced the cover of several national magazines; and has been featured in numerous media broadcast productions. Alvarado has set high standards as a successful business owner and her accomplishments have opened doors for women and minorities to enter new careers.

Her leadership in business, civic, and charitable organizations has earned her numerous awards for achievement. She has been a commissioner of the White House Initiative for Hispanic Excellence in Education.

A nationally recognized speaker and advocate for business issues, Linda Alvarado has given numerous keynote presentations for corporations, institutions of higher education, and national conferences, as well as in public schools, motivating young people to excel and achieve their dreams.

Speech Topics

MLB (Major League Business) Strategies

Believe in Your Ability to Succeed

The Minority Entrepreneur


Female and Latina: Linda Alvarado recounts doubly hard journey to ...

Linda Alvarado made her mark in what had been an exclusively masculine field. Her first construction project was a bus shelter.

Linda Alvarado satisfies appetite for baseball with ties to Rockies ...

Breakfast at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver and a Dodger Dog at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles were steps along the way that brought Linda Alvarado into ...

Davidson: Alvarado family honored at I Have A Dream's 25th ...

From left: Rob and Amy Alvarado; Jeff Geller with daughters Estella and Lucinda Geller; Heather Alvarado; and Linda and Robert Alvarado. The Colorado I Have ...

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