Rosy Aburto McDonough
Executive Director, HCC & HCC Contractor Academy
Rosy Aburto McDonough has been a business consultant and mentor throughout her professional career. In January of 2021, McDonough started as the Executive Director for Hispanic Contractors of Colorado (HCC) and HCC Contractor Academy. Under her current position she oversees all aspects of the operation, strategy, educational programs, and business development for both organizations. Her personal mission is to support and elevate Colorado’s small and disadvantage business. Especially companies in the architectural, engineering, and construction industries. Previously, she served as the Director of the Minority Business Office of Colorado at the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). McDonough is credited for developing the statewide vision for OEDIT focused on supporting small minority- women- and veteran-owned businesses. Under her leadership, staff implements the strategic plan, continuously meeting and exceeding established annual performance measures and impact goals.
McDonough has extensive experience as an independent business consultant in the financial, strategic and business development, and procurement/certification state-wide. She is a former Associate Director of the Denver Metro SBDC and lead finance consultant and trainer in the areas of strategic management and operations, financial analysis and funding sources, personal and business credit, and business development. She has facilitated Leading Edge Programs, financial literacy, QuickBooks, and principles of accounting courses. She was an affiliate faculty at Regis University Dual Language Program, where she taught strategic management, business sustainability, and accounting.
Rosy achieved her bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science (Applied Mathematics) at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City. Her graduating dissertation was Risk Management. Rosy completed an MBA with emphasis in Finance and International Business at the University of Colorado at Denver. She has entrepreneurial spirit and as a result has owned several businesses throughout her life. Her latest initiative, a credit reporting agency serving the mortgage lending and property management industries nation-wide in the U.S., and various Latin American markets. Her banking experience includes community development, specialty/minority markets, corporate relations, credit analysis, lending, and business banking.
Rosy was born and raised in Mexico providing her with a deep sense of biculturalism. She spends most of her free time with her three girls and husband. Her home is a tri-lingual and culturally diverse household with languages and diverse interest in Chinese and Latin cultures and traditions.