Eliseo T. Rojas
Eliseo T Rojas is the Chief Executive Officer of ETR Business Solutions, Inc., a consultancy firm he founded in 2004 which specializes in guiding SMEs to profitable growth.
For 12 years Mr. Rojas was the Chief Procurement Officer for
The Interpublic Group of Companies, one of the largest providers
of Marketing and Advertising-related services in the world. He oversaw
and directed all aspects of the company’s world-class strategic sourcing, procurement and supplier diversity functions. During his tenure with IPG he also founded and served as the National Chair of SOMOS, the company’s Latino Business Resource Group.
Prior to joining Interpublic Mr. Rojas held senior level management positions in Fortune 500 companies, including Cendant, TIAA-CREF,
and Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Rojas is a visionary and a hands-on executive with highly developed negotiation skills, significant experience cultivating global strategic business partnerships, and is recognized for delivering superior results.
A leader in the Procurement and Supplier Diversity arenas, he is passionate about the importance of creating partnerships between minority and women-owned businesses with corporate America as a key ingredient of strategic growth. He was recently inducted to the WBE Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding leadership and support.
Mr. Rojas serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO). He recently served on the Board of Directors of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and was a member of the Executive Committee. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Immigrant Advancement Matters (I.A.M)
A native of Peru, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in liberal arts from
Columbia University. An accomplished soccer player, he is a member of
the Columbia Men’s Soccer team that was inducted to the University’s
Hall of Fame in 2016.
Mr. Rojas resides in Oceanport New Jersey with his wife Carol. He is the proud father of two children, Michael and Lindsay.