The skills of amrican workforce

Commission & Staff


Sara Martinez Tucker

Sara Martinez Tucker*

President and CEO, Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Sara Martinez Tucker is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). In 2005, TIME Magazine named her one of the 25 most influential Hispanics in America. Ms. Martinez Tucker is a founding board member of the National Center for Educational Accountability and the National Scholarship Providers Association. Since 2001, she has served on the seven-member North American Diversity Advisory board of Toyota Motor Corporation to raise employee awareness and provide counsel on diversity issues. Prior to joining HSF in 1996, Ms. Martinez Tucker spent 16 years at AT&T, becoming the first Latina to reach the company’s executive level. In her last assignment at the company, she served as a regional vice president for AT&T’s Global Business Communications Systems.

*Sara Martinez Tucker was nominated by President Bush to the position of Undersecretary of Education in the U.S. Department of Education and to avoid the appearance of any conflict of interest, resigned from the Commission on September 6, 2006.