During the 2004 Hispanic Business CEO Roundtable, held the morning of the annual EOY Gala, top finalists and leading financial experts discussed how carving new informational networks, attitudes, and strategies will be vital for continuing to propel wealth creation in the Hispanic enterprise economy. Key topics included a lack of adequate information, professional and social networks, and models of development to make capital readily available to innovative Hispanic companies, and a newly emerging generation of entrepreneurial trend-setters.
|Hispanic Business Inc. Representatives|
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Hispanic Business Inc. Representatives
Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Hispanic Business Inc.
Jesus Chavarrķa is a seasoned professional whose proven track record in entrepreneurship and strategic management spans more than 24 years. Mr. Chavarrķa founded Hispanic Business Inc. in 1979, following a distinguished career in academia. Under his management, the enterprise has grown into the nation's preeminent Hispanic publishing, information services, recruitment services, and events company.
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Chief Economist, NM Business Development, Hispanic Business Inc.
Juan B. Solana, Ph.D. in Economics, is responsible for all management and analytical aspects of HispanTelligence®, the research division of Hispanic Business Inc., focused on creating market-oriented reports such as the comprehensive annual Hispanic Consumers in Transition, Market Briefs, Access to Capital, and other tracking studies on the U.S. Hispanic economy. A nationally recognized expert in his field, Dr. Solana has appeared on CNN and National Public Radio as well as in print in the Washington Post, Miami Herald, and La Opinion. (back to top)
Managing Editor, Hispanic Business Inc.
Judi Erickson has nearly 20 years' experience as an award-winning news journalist. As Managing Editor at Hispanic Business Inc., Ms. Erickson is responsible for all editorial content of the company's flagship publication, Hispanic Business Magazine. Previously, Ms. Erickson was business editor at The Honolulu Advertiser, news editor for a travel-industry publication in Los Angeles, covered U.S. military news while based in Germany, and covered business news for The Hartford Courant in Connecticut and The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. (back to top)
CEO Roundtable Industry Experts & Resources
Executive Director, L.A. City Employee Retirement System (LACERS)