Awards & Accolades

Awarded Pocketalk’s Community Builder Award in 2023
Nominated to the Florida Tax Collector Association’s Executive Committee as Secretary and statewide Education Chair
Awarded the Excellence in Leadership Award by the Tampa Bay Latin Chamber in 2023
Awarded the Latino Lideres Award by the Latin Times Media and Magazine
Received The Top Workplaces National Culture Excellence Awards for Woman-Led Business and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices, 2022 and 2023
Awarded the Florida Tax Collector Association’s Excellence in Financial Operations Award, Legacy Award and Certificates of Merit for audits free of findings in 2022 and 2023
Nominated and elected District Director for the Florida Tax Collector’s Association and Public Information Coalition Liaison, 2022
Awarded the Cultural Ambassador Award from the Refugee and Migrant Women’s Initiative (RAMWI), 2022
Appointed to the Visit Tampa Bay Advisory Board, 2022
Inducted as an Honorary Commander for the 927th Air Refueling Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, 2022
Received the “Changemaker Award” by Florida’s former Chief Financial Officer, Alex Sink, 2022
Recognized by the City of Tampa’s Hispanic Heritage Committee for her service in the field of Public Service/Government, 2021
Elected Hillsborough County Tax Collector, 2020
Florida West Coast Credit Union board member since 2006, chair from 2019 – 2022
Florida Tax Collector Association’s Public Information Coalition chair from 2006 – 2020 
Named Hillsborough County’s Hispanic Women of the Year, 2001