Eve Rodriguez Montoya is the President & CEO of Rodriguez Media Communications Inc., an MBE/WBE firm established to assist clients looking to elevate and expand their brand, product, mission or service in the fastest growing market.
Eve brings over fifteen years of experience and expertise in communications and public affairs from within the public and private sectors. She has worked directly for two mayoral administrations in Chicago including serving as Deputy Press Secretary for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. While working in the public sector, Eve managed press for the major city departments including, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA). While working in the private sector she managed corporate and private work in New York City and Chicago. Eve’s strong record of personal and professional achievement is highlighted by her master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University.
Eve and her work is being recognized nationally as demonstrated by her feature in Google + Thrive magazine which focused on highlighting women entrepreneurs who use Google platforms to grow their businesses and drive economic impact; as well as being named to Negocio’s Now Latinos 40 under 40; receiving the 2017 Business Leadership Award from the Hispanic Women’s Corporation (HWC) in Phoenix, AZ; and receiving the 2018 FOLIO: Top Women in Media Up and Comer Award honoring women on the rise, making their mark. In addition, Eve was selected to participate in the 2018 HOPE Nonpartisan & Binational Public Service Fellowship to build awareness and capacity among high-potential Latinas in the United States and Mexico. It’s curriculum—designed by the Woodrow Wilson Center and Aspen Institute Mexico, covers critical issues from cybersecurity to trade.
Eve is also sought after to deliver high profile keynote addresses, including the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) at the United States’ Capitol in Washington, D.C. and for Prospanica in Chicago, which empowers Hispanic professionals to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential. She has also participated in panels for the Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA), the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and Illinois Governor Pritzker’s Unity Day hosted in Springfield, Illinois.
Finally, Eve’s dedication to service continues as she is currently the Vice President of the Little Village Chamber of Commerce and proudly serves on the Board of Trustees for the National Museum of Mexican Art.