Patricia Salas Pineda
Patricia Salas Pineda has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2016. Ms. Pineda served as group vice president of Hispanic business strategy for Toyota Motor North America, Inc. from 2013 to October 2016. Previously, Ms. Pineda served Toyota Motor North America as group vice president, national philanthropy and the Toyota USA Foundation from 2004 until 2013. During this period, Ms. Pineda also served as general counsel and group vice president of administration from 2006 to 2008 and as group vice president of corporate communications and general counsel from 2004 to 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Pineda was vice president of legal, human resources and government relations, and corporate secretary of New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc., with which she had been associated since 1984. Ms. Pineda has served on the boards of directors of Levi Strauss & Co., an apparel maker, since 1991, the Latino Corporate Directors Association, a non-profit organization, since January 2013, Earthjustice, an environmental non-profit organization, since August 2018, and Omnicom Group Inc., a global marketing and communications company, since February 2022. Ms. Pineda also currently serves as chairwoman emeritus of the Latino Corporate Directors Association. She previously served on the boards of directors of Anna’s Linens, a specialty retailer of discounted home furnishings, Eller Media Company (now known as Clear Channel Outdoor), an outdoor advertising company, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and the Latino Donor Collaborative. Ms. Pineda holds a B.A. in Government from Mills College and a J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.