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BERKELEY COLLEGE FOUNDATION NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

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The Berkeley College Foundation has appointed Adriana Delgado of Lake Hiawatha, NJ, to its Board of Directors.

Adriana Delgado of Lake Hiawatha, NJ, is the newest member to be appointed to the Board of Directors of the Berkeley College Foundation. Ms. Delgado is a Visual Merchandising Senior Analyst at Verizon Wireless.

“Ms. Delgado is a great addition to our team,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, Executive Director, Berkeley College Foundation. “She has a full schedule and works hard, but always finds time to inspire other alumni to give back to their communities and to those in need.”

Ms. Delgado graduated Berkeley College with Honors in 2000, earning an Associate in Applied Science degree in Fashion Merchandising and Management. She was also inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society. With a goal to work in visual merchandising, she joined New York & Company in Wayne, NJ, which led to her becoming a Visual Merchandising Consultant. In 2004, she joined Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ, where she is a Senior Analyst in Merchandising and Store Design. Her responsibilities include national merchandising rollouts, vendor management, design modification, cost analysis and inventory management. She has also served as a Board Member in the Hispanic Support Organization and the Women’s Association of Verizon Employees, two of Verizon’s Employee Resource Groups.

Ms. Delgado maintains her engagement with Berkeley College in a volunteer capacity as the President for the Berkeley College Alumni Board. For the past two years, she has also served as Alumni Community Service Liaison, encouraging alumni to participate in Community Service Week, part of the Berkeley Cares initiative at Berkeley College. The National Association of Professional Women named Ms. Delgado 2012-2013 Woman of the Year. She was also named a VIP of the Year by Worldwide Who’s Who in 2013 and featured in the Latino American Who’s Who in 2012.

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