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Linda Alvarado    

CEO of Alvarado Construction & National Women's Hall of Famer; First Latino Owner of a Major League Baseball Team

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.

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.

She is the recipient of numerous awards. She was voted by viewers as the “Most Inspiring American Latino” for the 2009 American Latino Television Awards. She has been named by Hispanic Business Magazine and Latino Leaders Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics in America.” In 2003, Alvarado was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame and is a recipient of the Horatio Alger Award. Alvarado was honored along with US Attorney General, Janet Reno, and Maya Angelou as a recipient of the prestigious Sara Lee Corporation Frontrunner Award for exemplary achievement and leadership. Her success in business and active community involvement led to her recognition as a trailblazer in her field.

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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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