Rosie von Lila
Rosie von Lila serves as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of New America Alliance, a 20 year-old membership organization that builds on American Latino success to forge a stronger America. With a focus in the finance industry, New America Alliance endeavors to ensure a fair hearing in access to capital for diverse investment mangers. Rosie has been a member of New America Alliance since 2016, has served on its board of directors since 2017, and chairs the Membership Committee. Rosie first became a member of New America Alliance as Founder and Director, Investor Relations of Lumera, formerly a New York-based firm focused on U.S. infrastructure investment.
Rosie lives in New York, where her hobby is interviewing people on What Comes Now — a live show and podcast about books and leadership. Through What Comes Now Rosie interviews incredible leaders who are breaking stereotypes, and who are all people of color. Past conversations have included: Maria Castro Vainer of JP Morgan Asset Management; Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer for NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Office; NY State Assembly Member Michael Blake; and NFL star Ovie Mughelli, among others.
In 2018, Rosie served as co-chair of the 2020 Women On Boards annual event in NYC, advocating to increase the number of women on public corporate boards. She formerly served on the Board of Directors for Bay Area Council, the 70+ year-old trade policy advocacy group in northern California.
Over her nearly 20 years’ experiential research on building participatory communities around the world, Rosie authored a framework for stakeholder engagement and building social and business ecosystems. Through her Von Lila Framework for stakeholder engagement, she has been invited to be a guest at the U.S. Pentagon several times, and a guest lecturer at the U.S. National Defense University. She is frequently invited to participate in strategic discussions and action groups focused on inclusion and collaboration.
Rosie graduated from the University of San Francisco’s McLaren School of Business. She lives in Brooklyn with her partner David, and their Chihuahua-daughter, Cassius Clay.