Armando Sanchez-Monsivais

Amazon, Account Executive

Biography

As an Account Executive at Amazon Advertising, Armando (he/him) believes that advertising’s core purpose is to help people, and uses this compassionate approach for his clients to grow their small and medium sized businesses. He was in the top 5% of 2020 Account Executive performance globally, and he passed on his learnings to over 20 new teammates as one of the first employees in Amazon Advertising’s HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia. Armando became an initial handraiser to develop inclusive mechanisms to scale new hire onboarding as well as start up the first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advocacy group that aims to drive an ongoing DEI dialogue across the North American region.

Being a first-generation college student, Armando deeply knows the importance of championing others and dedicates his time outside of work to connect with young talent. He was selected to join the first We Are Next Advisory Board, where he spearheaded the Brand Ambassador Program, the Young Talent in Tech team, and the widely popular Coffee at a Distance. He also served as a strategy mentor for VCU’s Camp AdVenture and provides consistent support for students at the University of Illinois and for AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Student cohorts, both of which he is an alumni of.

Armando also loves LEGO, annotating every book he reads, and reviewing movies via Instagram stories. If you ever want to chat, Armando’s virtual door is always open.