14. Nina Vaca • Chairman & CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources
Nina Vaca one of the very few Latina CEOs owes her entrepreneurial spirit to her parents. She went on to create Pinnacle Technical Resources out of her apartment in 1996. Since then, it’s become a leading provider of staffing, vendor management and IT services. Vaca also served as a national chair of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

15. Denise Ramos • CEO & President of ITT
Denise Ramos has been an industry leader in food service, furniture, oil and gas and more. Her versatility and diverse background are a great example to aspiring women CEOs.