21 Jan Florida State Hispanic Chamber Names State’s Top 50 Hispanic Business Leaders of 2019
The group says it received hundreds of nominations prior to cutting its list down to 50.
The Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FSHCC) announced Wednesday its top 50 Hispanic business leaders in the state for 2019.
Among those highlighted on the list are Diana Arteaga, Vice President of Government Relations and Community Affairs for Broward Health; Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group & Telemundo; and Jorge Gonzalez, Vice President of National Public Affairs for AT&T.
Julio Fuentes, President and CEO of FSHCC, offered praise for those who made the list in a statement Wednesday.
“We are incredibly happy to award recognitions to the leaders in our Hispanic business community and, as a result, the economy continues to grow in the sunshine state,” Fuentes said.
“In an ever more competitive business environment, these 50 Hispanic honorees are extremely deserving of this recognition as each of their unique stories and careers were destined to be celebrated and rewarded.”
As the year comes to a close, the FSHCC will be providing individual features for those who made the 50-person list. The group says it received hundreds of nominations prior to cutting its list down to 50.
“Florida is home to over 600,000 Hispanic owned businesses and our Hispanic population has over $213 Billion in buying power,”the FSHCC site reads.
“The Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to represent the interests of Hispanic businesses, and we’re proud to recognize the Hispanic Business leaders who drive our state’s economy.”
A full list of the recipients is below, as well as on the FSHCC website:
—Tony Argiz, MBAF Certified Public Accountants
—Diana Arteaga, Broward Health
—Josie Bacallao, Hispanic Unity
—Felipe Basulto, TD Bank
—Natalie Boden, BODEN
—Gaston Cantens, Florida Crystals
—Esmirna Caraballo, Esmirna’s Notary Accounting and Tax Services LLC
—Ana Carbonell, The Factor
—Carlos Carbonell, Echo Interaction Group
—Giselle Carson, Marks Gray P.A. Law Firm
—Carmen Castillo, SDI International Corp
—Adriana Cisneros, Cisneros Group
—Cesar Conde, NBCUniversal International Group & Telemundo
—Carlos Cruz, Converge Government Affairs
—Manny Diaz, Lydecker Diaz
—Eddy Dominguez, Resource Employment Solutions
—Manny Farach, McGlinchey Stafford
—Eduardo Fernandez, Eduardo Fernandez, Esq., MBA
—Rudy Fernandez, UM
—JC Flores, AT&T
—Lisa Garcia, Sachs Media Group
—Jorge Gonzalez, City National Bank
—Julio Gonzalez, Engineered Tax Services
—Adriana Gonzalez, Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A.
—Wilfredo Gonzalez, U. S. Small Business Administration
—Marucci Guzman, Latino Leadership
—David Hernandez, Liberty Power
—Marlow Hernandez Cano, Cano Health
—Ivan Herrera, Univista Insurance
—Cynthia Hudson, CNN Espanol
—Tony Lima, SL7 Consulting
—Liliam M. Lopez, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
—Martha Macias, You got my Hands
—Pete Maldonado, CHOMPS
—Jose Mas, MasTec
—Ricardo Morales, III, Morales Construction
—Lazaro Mur, The Mur Law Firm
—Al Ortero, Global Trade Chamber
—Rosie Paulsen, Rosie Paulsen Enterprises
—Helena Poleo, Influence Communications
—Bruno Portigliatti, Florida Christian University & Excellence Senior Living
—Beto Quintero, Quintero Partners
—Ana Rivera, Polk Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce
—Albert Rodriguez, Spanish Broadcasting Services
—Jay Rosario, Celebrity Nissan/ Wesley Chapel Nissan
—Dr. Carlos Sanchez, PCSI
—Nora Sandingo, Nora Sandigo Children Foundation
—Bob Unanue, Goya Foods
—Alex Valencia, We Do Web Content
—Clark Vargas, C Vargas and Associates