Episode 127

 Growing up Latina with Arelis Correa

 

Arelis Correa serves as, VP, Director, Global Acquisition for Brown-Forman Corporation. With a specialization and passion for recruiting talented people to join Brown-Forman, Arelis has served in talent acquisition roles with increasing responsibility during her 18 years at the company. This includes stints supporting Brown-Forman’s former North America Region, as well as its International divisions. Arelis assumed leadership responsibility for Global Talent Acquisition in 2018 and was named to the HR & Communications Leadership Team in 2020.

A true advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Arelis has served in several leadership roles for COPA, Brown-Forman’s employee resource group for Hispanic/LatinX employees and their allies. In addition, she works diligently and relentlessly to ensure Brown-Forman’s talent acquisition processes are aligned and supportive of the company’s Many Spirits, One Brown-Forman diversity and inclusion strategy.

Arelis is known for her strong focus on continuous improvement, her dedication to ongoing learning, and her collaborative and innovative mindset. When she’s not at work, Arelis is often spending time with family and friends, including her husband, and daughter.

Notes

In this episode Luis and Arelis discuss:

-How intentional and conscious decisions from Arelis parents’ helped mold Arelis in her career

-How one professor saw potential in Arelis and motivated her to seek a profession in HR

-Why mentorship is so important in our career paths

-Misconceptions about the Latino community

-The power of being a positive thinker!

-Being mindful of your money and living within your means

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Resources

Arelis’ LinkedIn

Hispanic Executive: Arelis Correa-Arnold Creates a Culture of Care

Download the 3 Fundamental “Money Moves” to Make Before Turning 45

LatinXcellence, more than a brand, it’s a movement!

Luis’ LinkedIn

Luis’ Twitter

Luis’ IG

On My Way To Wealth YouTube channel

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