Rosario E. (“Chachy”) Heppe serves as Senior Director, Corporate Compliance at Fluor Corporation, a Fortune 150 company that delivers engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance (EPCM) to governments and companies around the world. Prior to joining Fluor, she was an Assistant General Counsel at American International Group, Inc. in New York, where she oversaw the global anti-bribery (FCPA) and economic sanctions (OFAC) programs for over 100,000 employees in over 130 countries; the Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Dresser, Inc. in Dallas; and an Associate in the International Practice Group of the global law firm Baker & McKenzie.
Chachy was born in Dallas. Her parents and grandparents are from Mexico and from Little Mexico in Dallas. Chachy is a Dallas-ISD graduate (W.T. White High School), and earned her B.A. (Liberal Arts Honors Program) from the University of Texas at Austin and her J.D. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and New York. Chachy is active with select non-profit organizations, and most enjoys the outdoors and arts with her husband and three young children.
Chachy attributes her education for giving her the opportunities she has received, and wants to help more Latinos pursue higher education to maximize their potential to become our future local, national and global leaders