Delia Gutierrez McLaughlin
Delia Gutierrez McLaughlin, President and CEO of Coda Technology Consulting
Delia is an entrepreneur that works to envision, evolve and elevate IT minority businesses to unlock the power of today’s diverse marketplace as well as a tireless STEM Advocate and a lifelong student. She partners with Fortune 500 clients, manages relationships and navigates through the corporate tunnel to discover how technology can reach new customers, deliver outstanding experiences and grow the bottom line. Her Insight and Oversight expertise provides a pivotal experience for her clients in three areas: 1) IT and business process outsourcing, 2) IT Transformations and 3) IT MWBE Supplier Diversity transactions.
She is Vice-Chair of HACE, past chairperson for the Advisory Board of Mujeres de HACE and a long-time Board member for Gad’s Hill. In 2011, Delia was honored by the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) as one of the “Top 100 Hispanic IT Executives.”
In 2017, Delia was honored with selection in the Stanford Graduate School of Business Latino Entrepreneurial Program. The participants were immersed in training and hands-on strategies in business growth and scalability. She recently completed the 12-week Women’s Business Development Center “Scale Up” program in Chicago during which she earned a certification as a minority-owned business.
Before starting her own consulting company, Delia held several pivotal IT leadership roles at Aon Corporation. As Director of Outsourced Vendor Management, she provided oversight for all outsourced technology projects for the Technology Services & Solutions team. As Director of Service Delivery, she served as an ardent technical evangelist, subject matter expert and translator to the company’s 300-person executive team. She also served as Aon’s National Chairperson for Latino Business Networking to create opportunities for minorities.
When Delia and her husband aren’t taking their four kids to classes and sports they can be found on the golf course, winning bowling championships or taking road trips on their motorcycles.