Leopoldo “Polo” Coronado Sada
Executive Director at Year Up South Florida
Polo joined Year Up South Florida as Executive Director, in January 2016 after a successful professional career as an action-oriented COO, General Manager, Planning and Supply Chain Executive. Polo held senior management positions with Fortune 100 companies including Procter &Gamble and Avon, as well as, most recently leading Intcomex Operations, a global technology distribution organization based in Miami. He specialized in the creation of business strategies towards the goal of embracing new customer and channel requirements. He developed and implemented manufacturing, customer service and distribution strategies across most countries in the Americas. Polo is capable of enhancing operational abilities of companies by applying practical, technical and strategic experiences.
His ample corporate social responsibility efforts include being a member of: The Beacon Council, where he is currently chairing a talent development sub-committee, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and WorldCity. He is also a Trustee and volunteer for the United Way movement; serving as a founding member of United Way Brazil (ACJ), former member of the Board for United Way in Mexico (Fondo Unido) and the International Initiative of United Way Miami-Dade.
Polo holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad Anahuac (Mexico City) and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. He and his wife Patricia currently reside in Coral Gables.Read More
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