Meet Lara Villar: SVP of Strategy and Innovation
Originally from Madrid, Spain, Lara Villar has lived in Australia, Mexico, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia and now the in the US. Before joining CMMB in 2012, Lara spent the first 10 years of her career as a consultant for Accenture in Europe, Latin America and Australia. It was her experience as a corporate volunteer with World Vision International in Africa that ultimately influenced her decision to move into the non-profit sector full time. She is the senior vice president of the innovation and strategy team at CMMB. Lara lives in the East Village, NY, with her husband, Juan and their two children, Luca and Martina. In this unusual interview, Lara reveals what motivates her actions and which actor she would most like to play her in a movie.
If you were an animal, which would you be and why? An eagle, because they are strategic and best of all they can fly. I would love to be able to fly.
Favorite quote: “Less is more.”
If you had a entrance or theme song – what would it be? Are we humans or are we dancers? by the band The Killers.
Who would you like to play you in the movie of your life? Kate Winslet.
What would you like your last words to be? I love you.