Dr. Giorgina Pinedo-Rolón

AACC Board Director

City of Orlando, Manager of the Office of Multicultural Affairs – Office of Mayor Buddy Dyer.

Giorgina Pinedo-Rolón was born in Caracas, Venezuela. She moved to United States in 1986. Since then, she earned a Masters in TV Production and Journalism and a PhD in Social Phycology.

Giorgina worked for Walt Disney World for nine years as a Merchandise Buyer. After Disney, she began a new career in the field of media. She has extensive experience in television, print, and radio. Giorgina served as Director of Production and Public Relations, and television host for Telemundo Orlando. After nine years with Telemundo, Giorgina was hired by Casiano Communications Imagen Magazine Florida, where she served as Chief Editor. Currently, she works for the City of Orlando as the Manager of the Office of Multicultural Affairs – Office of Mayor Buddy Dyer.

Giorgina has been very involved with the business community and the local government of Central Florida. She has been recognized for her work with the following awards:

  • Don Quijote Awards Professional of the Year – Girl Scouts of Citrus
  • Women of Distinction Award – Visionary of the Year
  • Orlando Business Journal – Forty under Forty Award
  • Working Together – Outstanding Community Service Award
  • Executive of the Year – HABLA Awards

Giorgina is a board member of Crimeline, Central Florida Council Boys Scouts of America, American Heart Association, and Asian American Chamber of Commerce.  She is also former chair of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Metro Orlando Government Affairs Committee, Circle of Red, American Hard Association Go Red for Women, Valencia College School of Public Safety Fair and Impartial Education Training Task Force, and Women United – United Way. She was a former board member and chair of HCCMO, the Economic Development Commission (EDC), the Orange County Membership and Mission Review Board, Coalition for the Homeless, Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund, Easter Seals, and former President of National Association of Hispanic Journalists Central Florida Chapter.

Giorgina is a member of the National Association of Professional Women, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the American Association of Marketing and Public Relations, Hispanic Public Relations Association, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Metro Orlando, Asian American Chamber, African American Chamber of Commerce, Prime Chamber, and Lifetime member of NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials).

Giorgina is married to Chief Orlando Rolón.  She has two step kids and four grandchildren.