Leading designer, Steve Madden, has appointed María Teresa Kumar to the company’s board of directors. Kumar will be a member of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. Her inclusion expands the board to 10 directors.
Edward Rosenfeld, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer has expressed delight on the appointment of Kumar. Her expertise in connecting and engaging with young audiences, particularly through digital communications, social media, and influencers, along with her passion for creating positive change in the world make her uniquely well-suited for enhancing value for the brand.
Kumar is also the President and CEO of Voto Latino, which she co-founded and built into America’s largest Latinx voter registration and advocacy organization. She is a regular on-air contributor for MSNBC. Serving on the Boards of Emily’s List and the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers. Kumar is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a Council on Foreign Relations Life Member.