In 2015, Alejandra was in charge of launching the brand new Illinois Utilities Business Diversity Council.
The mission of the Illinois Utilities Business Diversity Council is to serve Illinois utilities as a forum for sharing best practices and information with the goal of advancing the growth and utilization of utility based diverse businesses in the state of Illinois.
The governance of the IUBDC is comprised of leaders from the following companies: ComEd, Peoples Gas, Nicor Gas, Ameren, American Water.
Alejandra and her team organized a successful event at the James R. Thompson Center on June 11, 2015. The exclusive event included the participation of ICC commissioners, Members of Congress and the Illinois State Legislature, Presidents of the energy companies, executives from minority suppliers, and business and trading organizations that supported the initiative to increase diversity participation in the energy sector.
Alejandra and team planned and executed the whole event, working closely with the professional team from ComEd. Attendance to the event reached 300 guests.