Group Director, Partnerships,
The Coca-Cola Company
Carlos Pagoaga is Group Director, Partnerships for The Coca-Cola Company where he is responsible for managing the Company’s community engagement efforts including strategic partnerships, grant making and matching gifts. He has more than 30 years of national and international experience in external-facing roles including Community Relations, Public Relations and Grant Management with The Coca-Cola Foundation.
He is involved in numerous community activities. Pagoaga serves as a board member on Piedmont Park Conservancy and Trust for Public Land. In addition, he is a past Chairman of the Board of the Latin American Association, the National Hispanic Corporate Council and the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of the Regional Leadership Institute’s Class of 1997 and the Leadership Atlanta Class of 1999.
Prior to working for The Coca-Cola Company, he served as vice president of Marketing for Custom Designs of Atlanta, a lease department for Macy’s South. His responsibilities included oversight of the Customer Service, Advertising and Vendor Departments.
Born in Havana, Cuba, he was five months old when his family moved to Atlanta, Georgia. He is a 1990 graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Marketing major. He received his MBA from Georgia State in 1999. Carlos is married and has three children.