Yolanda Obando began her career in international business at American Express Co. for 18 years. She also worked for the past 18 years in the home furnishings and home decor industries as the International Marketing and Services Director at IMC, part of the World Market Center in Las Vegas and High Point, North Carolina.

Graduated with honors from Nancy Taylor Institute in New York with a degree in Marketing and Public Relations. Fully bilingual, born in Bogota, Colombia. For many years served as a council board member at the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, DEC.; past President of Toastmasters international, UNLV College of Business, International Business Advisory Board Chairman. Member of WITHIT organization directed to members of the home furnishings industry.

Yolanda enjoys traveling, golf and time with her husband of 42 years.