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Hall of Fame

“There are many reasons why a man does what he does. To be himself he must be able to give it all. If a leader cannot give it all, he cannot expect his people to give anything,” Cesar Chavez used to say.

Georgia, a top-ranking state for education, business development, and population growth of over 10 million reflect transformative changes in many professional areas. Within this population, a hub of innovators fosters a commitment to servant leadership within communities. These innovators referred to as leaders, leave a footprint behind education, politics and many other areas.

At the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, we carefully analyze the character, impact, and connectivity self-motivated leaders provide in their communities. You’ll see a list of “50 Influential Members” who have created an impact on our state of Georgia. Let your voice be heard and nominate a trailblazer who exemplifies the art of leading people, places, and moments in history. Choose individuals from different categories within Government, Media, Business, Nonprofits and other sectors.

Join us for The 50 Most influential Latinos in Georgia. Be part of the commemoration of Latino professionals and leaders in our community! Be sure to be part of this amazing event.

Presenting Sponsor $10,000

  • Your logo will be on all promotional materials
  • You will have an opportunity to make remarks during the event
  • You will have an opportunity to be interviewed by media
  • Your company will receive a front cover banner ad
  • Your company will receive a back cover ad
  • Your company name and logo will appear on all Expo material
  • Two (2) Tables for 20 representatives
  • Your company logo engraved on award trophies
  • 30″ Video

Gold Sponsor $5,000

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  • One (1) Tables for 10 representatives
  • Your company will receive a full page ad

Silver Sponsor $2,500

  • Your company name and logo will appear on all materials
  • Your company will receive a half page ad
  • One (1) Tables for 10 representatives

Bronze $1,000

  • One (1) Tables for 10 representatives
  • Your company name and logo will appear on all Expo materials

Tickets
Members $50
Non-Members $75

2018 Top 50 most influential Latinos in Georgia
2019 Top 50 most influential Latinos in Georgia

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Trusted by Wimgo

Aixa Pascual
Alex Villanueva
Ana Maria Martinez
Angela Hurtado
Astrid Martínez
Barbara Dominguez
Belisa Urbina
Brenda Lopez
Carolina Ramon
Chris Perlera
Daniela Rodriguez
David Araya
Deborah Gonzalez
DJ Eu
Doug Rohan
Dr. Carlos De Rio
Eddy Elguezabal
Edward Aguilar
Eliezer Velez
Eric Cuevas
Frank Fernandez
Glianny Fagundo
Hilda Abbott
Israel Cortez
Ivan Shammas
Jason Anavitarte
Jason Esteves
Javier Diaz de Leon
Jerry Gonzalez
Jerry James
Joel Alvarado
John King
Jorge Gomez
Josef Martinez
Luisa Fernanda Cardona
Maricielo Fuller
Mariela Romero
Michael Urbina
Misty Fernandez
Nury Castillo Crawford
Ozzie Areu
Padre Jaime Molina Juarez
Rafael Navarro
Ruben Cruz
Samantha Ramirez-Herrera
Samuel Aguilar
Sofia Marie Bork
Sulema Salgado
Yehimi Cambron
Zulma Lopez

HALL OF FAME 2021

 

1 Belisa & Miguel Urbina Ser Familia
Executive Director
2 Ivan Shammas Telemundo Atlanta
General Manager
3 Ed  Martinez The UPS Foundation
Retired President
4 Norberto Sanchez Norsan Group
CEO
5 Mariela Romero Univision Communications Regional Community Empowerment Director

50 MIL 2021

 

1 Adela Yelton Latina South Podcast|ZAVY Strategies LLC
Founder & Host
2 Albert Sorto Atlanta Gladiators
Director of Corporate Partnerships
3 Ana Camila Urrego Furdale
Co-Founder & President
4 Ana Maria Martinez DeKalb State Court
Georgia Latino Law Foundation
Staff Attorney / President and Co-Founder
5 Andrea Rivera H3 Media Agency
Founder and President
6 Barbara Dominguez Dominguez Chiropractic
CEO/Founder
7 Brenda Lopez Gwinnett Judicial Circuit
Senior Assistant District Attorney
8 Brian Marcos City of Smyrna Fire Department
Deputy Fire Chief & Deputy Emergency Management Director
9 Carolina Ramon UGA SBDC
Office of Minority Business
Director
10 Christopher Perlera Georgia Division of Family & Children Services
Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships & Messaging
11 Daniela Rodriguez Migrant Equity Southeast
Executive Director
12 David Araya CEO / Co-Founder Angela Hurtado COO / Co-Founder HoPe (Hispanic Organization
Promoting Education), Inc.
13 Deborah Gonzalez District Attorney Athens-Clarke and Oconee Counties
14 Dr. Carlos Del Río Executive Associate Dean for Emory at Grady Health System
Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious
Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health, Rollins School of
Public Health of Emory Univ.
15 Dr. Pierluigi Mancini The Multicultural Development Institute, Inc.
President
16 Eddy Elguezabal Univision and UniMás Atlanta,
Raleigh, Philadelphia and Cleveland
President, General Manager and Director of Sales
17 Frank Fernandez Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
President and CEO
18 Genesis Castro Latino Community Fund of Georgia
Network and Program Manager
19 Gina Sanchez Gisache Marketing and Logistics President & CEO
20 Glianny Fagundo Thomson Hine
21 Hector Gutierrez City of Forest Park / Atlanta Public Schools
Forest Park City Councilman / Atlanta Public Schools Educator
22 Hilda Abbott RudHil Companies
Founder
23 Jason Anavitarte CareSource
Director of Life Services and Community Relations
24 Jason Esteves Atlanta Public Schools
Board of Education
25 Jerry Gonzalez GALEO & GALEO Impact Fund
CEO
26 Jerry James Atlanta Gladiators Professional Hockey
President
27 John King Georgia State Insurance and
Fire Safety Commissioner
28 Jorge Vallejo UPPER90
Founder & CEO
29 Jose Paniagua Inspire Brands
VP and Treasurer
30 Juan Mejia JCM Ventures President
DTSpade SRE – Senior Brokerage Partner
31 Juanita Velez Delta Air Lines
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager,
In-Flight Services
32 Julio Carrillo Families First,
Chief Operating Officer
33 Julio Rivera Delta Air Lines Inc.
Sales Account Manager
34 Louis Negron 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.
Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer
35 Maria Vinces Peck SheLends
President
36 Maricielo Fuller Georgia Hispanic Construction Association
Executive Director
37 Mario Guevara Local Reporter at Mundo Hispánico
38 Maritza Morelli Los Niños Primero
Executive Director
39 Misty Fernandez Georgia Power Company
Area Manager
40 Norma Mendoza Cherokee Family Violence Center
Multicultural Program Director
41 Nury Castillo-Crawford Gwinnett County Public Schools Community-Based
Mentoring Program: Hispanic Priority
Director of Academic Support
42 Ozzie Areu Areu Bros
Founder and CEO
43 Rafael Navarro El Nuevo Georgia
Director and Editor
44 Roberto Moraes Group CFO - Latin America
Operations at Kimberly-Clark
45 Ruben Cruz Cruz & Associates
Founder
46 Shirley Anne Smith Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation
Executive Director
47 Sofia Bork Truist
Readiness Specialist
48 Wendy Corona News Anchor
Reporter at WSB-TV
49 Yehimi Cambron Yehimi Cambrón, LLC
Owner
50 Zulma Lopez Lopez Immigration
Attorney – State Representative

Notable Mentions 2021

Pamela Peynado
Alex Villanueva-
Daniel Acosta
Patricia Hernandez
Mr. Miguel Lugo
Anton Flores-Maisonet
Ivan, Lopez
Analia Rao
Jose Arturo De la Cruz
Joel, Alvarado
Ana Soler
Jaime Rangel
Cynthia Roman
Rosan Petrillo
Myrna Garcia-Clemmons