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Linda Alvarado

Linda Alvarado

Keynote Speaker: Community Leader, Education Advocate; CEO of Alvarado Construction & National Women's Hall of Famer; First Latino Owner of a Major League Baseball Team

Linda Alvarado Biography

Linda Alvarado is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alvarado Construction Inc., a commercial general contractor, construction manager, development, design/build, and property management firm. Based in Denver, the company has offices in several cities. Alvarado Construction has successfully developed and constructed projects across the United States and internationally.

Alvarado prides itself on its reputation for reliability, accurate estimating, engineering expertise, and successful track record of in-budget and on-schedule delivery of high-quality construction of commercial, government, Fortune 500 projects, industrial, transportation, telecommunications, educational, office, mixed use, retail, manufacturing, technology projects, and sports stadiums.

Alvarado’s projects include the Denver Broncos, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the Phoenix and Colorado Convention Centers, the Denver Aquarium, Trinidad Colorado Correctional Facility, Bernard Valdez Hispanic Heritage Center and the 37 story Hyatt Convention Center Hotel. Alvarado Construction was the Lead Construction Manager and General Contractor for the extensive remodel and restoration of the Pepsi Center as the venue forthe 2008 Democratic National Convention.

In keeping with breaking non-traditional roles, Alvarado made history in 1992 as the first Hispanic (male or female) owner of a Major League Baseball Franchise. As an owner of The Colorado Rockies, her role is also significant as it marked the first time that any woman was involved in a bid for ownership of a major league baseball team.

Alvarado is a member of the board of Limbach Holdings. Inc. She previously served on the Board of Directors of several public companies in diverse industries, including 3M Company, Pitney Bowes, Mayo Clinic, Pepsi Bottling Group, Lennox International, Qwest Communications, Cyprus Amex Minerals and the United Banks of Colorado.

She is a founding member and past Chairman of the Board of the Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and has served as a Commissioner of the White House Initiative for Hispanic Excellence in Education. She has served on the Board of Trustees of The Rose Community Foundation, Qwest Communications Foundation, the Taco Bell Foundation and founding member of The Colorado Latino Community Foundation.

Her leadership in business, civic, and charitable organizations has been acknowledged with numerous awards for achievement. She is an inductee in the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York, and the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, named one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics in America” by Hispanic Business Magazine and Latino Leaders Magazine and voted by viewers as the “Most Inspiring Latino in America” for the American Latino Television Awards. She was also featured in the 2016 and 2017 Georgia Pacific Company BRAWNY Media Campaign Celebrating Women’s History Month.

Alvarado is a recipient of the Horatio Alger Award and honored along with U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and Maya Angelou as a recipient of the prestigious Sara Lee Corporation Frontrunner Award for exemplary achievement and leadership.

She is the first recipient of The United States Hispanic Chambers of Commerce “Ultimate Latina in Business Award” and honored twice as The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Woman of the Year, a recipient of The National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Award, The National Society of Hispanic MBA's "Brillante Award", The Martin Luther King Social Responsibility Award by the Colorado MLK Commission, named The Revlon Businesswoman of the Year, and The National Association of Minority Engineers “Visionary Award”

Alvarado is the focus of many articles in newspapers, books, business publications, educational curriculums, civics texts, on the cover of several national magazines and featured in numerous media broadcasts. She has set high standards as a successful business owner and her accomplishments have opened doors for other women and minorities to enter new careers.

A nationally recognized speaker and advocate for business issues, Alvarado has given numerous keynote presentations for corporations, institutions of higher education, national conferences, and in public schools and universities motivating young people to excel and achieve their dreams.

Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Linda Alvarado and other top speakers and celebrities.

Linda Alvarado Videos

Interview with Linda Alvarado: 2021 CREW Network Convention
2018 Women of Influence Speaker - Linda Alvarado
Linda Alvarado- The Importance of Teamwork

How to book Linda Alvarado?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Linda Alvarado for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Linda Alvarado, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Linda Alvarado or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Linda Alvarado?

Booking fees for Linda Alvarado, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Linda Alvarado, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Linda Alvarado?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Linda Alvarado for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Linda Alvarado for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Linda Alvarado or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Linda Alvarado or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Linda Alvarado is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Business, Sports Motivation and Business Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Linda Alvarado for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Linda Alvarado generally travels from Denver, CO, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Fran Hauser, Marilyn Tam and Lolita Taub. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Linda Alvarado for an upcoming event.

Linda Alvarado Videos

Interview with Linda Alvarado: 2021 CREW Network Convention
2018 Women of Influence Speaker - Linda Alvarado
Linda Alvarado- The Importance of Teamwork
Young Women's Career Day keynote address - YouTube
Linda Alvarado at the Women's Summit at Bryant University - YouTube

Linda Alvarado Reviews

  • Linda's presentation was engaging, funny, timely and well received...she was a great speaker for our group. Everyone enjoyed her.
    The Journal Record Publishing Company, LLC - Oct 15 2018

  • CREW Denver - Oct 05 2018

Linda Alvarado Speaking Topics

  • The Minority Entrepreneur

    Linda Alvarado is a history-maker. She is not only the first Hispanic to own a Major League Baseball franchise, but is the first woman to own one as well. Beginning her career in the construction industry, Alvarado has faced countless acts of discrimination because of her gender and ethnicity. In this speech, Alvarado shares wise insights and tips about navigating entrepreneurship as a member of a minority group. Audiences leave this inspirational speech feeling motivated to further their entrepreneurial goals and overcome obstacles they may face.

  • Believe in Your Ability to Succeed

    When Linda Alvarado was rejected for a landscape laborer position for being a woman, she began a lifelong quest to prove them wrong and find success in construction. She would go on to found and run Alvarado Construction, one of the United States’ fastest growing construction companies. In addition, she became both the first Hispanic and first woman to own a Major League Baseball team. In this motivational speech, Alvarado shares her story and urges audiences to “make the choice to succeed.” She uses her experience to show we can overcome obstacles and find success in any field.

  • MLB (Major League Business) Strategies

    From construction to baseball and banks, Linda Alvarado is a business leader and force across industries. She founded and leads a construction empire, as well as making history with her purchase of the Colorado Rockies baseball team. Alvarado imparts over 40 years of lessons on business leadership with audiences in this insightful speech. She has pushed countless boundaries and shares the strategies that have helped make her company and baseball team successful.

Linda Alvarado News

How to book Linda Alvarado?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Linda Alvarado for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Linda Alvarado, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Linda Alvarado or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Linda Alvarado?

Booking fees for Linda Alvarado, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Linda Alvarado, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Linda Alvarado?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Linda Alvarado for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Linda Alvarado for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Linda Alvarado or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Linda Alvarado or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Linda Alvarado is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Business, Sports Motivation and Business Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Linda Alvarado for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Linda Alvarado generally travels from Denver, CO, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Fran Hauser, Marilyn Tam and Lolita Taub. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Linda Alvarado for an upcoming event.

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