Ernesto Armando Posadas
International Sales Executive: COPA Airlines
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Where are you from?
1st generation Latin American of Honduran Mother and Guatemalan Father born and raised in New Orleans.
Where do you reside?
Currently in the process of purchasing a house in the New Orleans River Bend area.
What is your favorite place in New Orleans?
Saturday brunch and exploring all parts of our beautiful city with friends.
What kind of hobbies or activities do you enjoy?
Traveling, serving my community through various boards and committees, and CrossFit
What schools have you attended?
Jesuit High School; Tulane University – BA in Political Economy and International Development. What does your job entail? International Sales for Copa Airlines – I am responsible for Corporate Accounts, Group Accounts and servicing travel agencies in Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, and Mississippi. I also make sure that I am always networking and present throughout our community.
How did you get into this field?
What is your favorite part of the job?
Working with people and connecting our region with Latin America and vice versa.
How do you serve your community?
I serve on the board of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of the Hispanic Chamber Young Professionals; GNO Inc.; Next Gen Council; World Trade Center International Business/Transportation Committee; Hispanic Young Professionals-Chair; Murphy Sports Institute Board; Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter Advisory Board Appointed by District 4; New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Azucar Ball Committee.
What makes you proud about being in New Orleans?
I love my city. I have traveled around the world and I am always happy and proud to represent New Orleans. The people, how we treat each other and celebrate life is unlike anywhere else I have experienced. I love how polite and sweet people are in our city and I think it creates a special bond amongst New Orleanians. Our resilience.