Hispanic Business magazine released the list of its 15 finalists for its annual EOY Award and Gala. The finalists will be honored at the Historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on November 9.
Attended by luminaries from the worlds of government, business, and academia, Hispanic Business magazine's EOY awards event is dedicated to celebrating the successes of U.S. Hispanic entrepreneurs in five major categories: Heavy Industry, Infobusiness, Latina, Rising Star, and Trade Industry.
Faculty from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business judged the finalists and have named one winner for each of the five categories, as well as one overall EOY. The winners will be announced at the awards gala.
The finalists for the 16th annual Hispanic Business magazine EOY Awards are:
•Jose A. Rey, CEO of Rey Group, Inc. in Orlando, Florida
•Luis Spinola, President & CEO of Azteca Enterprises in Dallas, Texas
•Frank Venegas, Jr, Chairman & CEO of The Ideal Group, Inc. in Detroit, Michigan
•John, James, Jody, Jonathan, & Jason Goodman, Co-owners of Goodman Networks in Farmers Branch, Texas
•Javier Mariscal, President of Two Connect in Coral Gables, Florida
•Edgar Mejia, President & CEO of Conexion in Monterey Park, California
•Yvonne Garcia, President & CEO of Market Vision in San Antonio, Texas
•Lillian Jacquez, President of Aseo, Inc in El Paso, Texas
•Deborah Wainstein-Goodman, President of Priority Staffing Solutions in New York, NY
•Capone De Leon, Owner of ManJon Studios in San Antonio, Texas
•Rainier Gonzalez, CEO of Pacer Health Corp. in Miami Lakes, Florida
•Anthony Valdez, President of A. Val Construction Corp. in Litchfield Park, Arizona
•Julian Rueda, President of Geo Services, Inc. in Naperville, Illinois
•Anthony Terrazas, Chairman & CEO of TerraHealth in San Antonio, Texas
•Enrique A. Tessada, President & CEO of Tessada & Associates Inc. in Springfield, Virginia
The annual gala dinner has featured inspirational keynote addresses by such high-profile speakers as Fabián Núñez, speaker of the California State Assembly, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and former Energy and Transportation Secretary Federico Peña. This year, Dionicio Morales, founder of the Mexican American Opportunities Foundation (MAOF), will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work to empower Mexican Americans throughout California.
The official sponsors for the 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY Awards include Cadillac, ExxonMobil/On The Run, Sony/Vaio, American Airlines Choice Hotels, Microsoft, Bank of America, FedEx, Sprint Nextel and TGIC Wine Importers.
To attend the event, register online to reserve your seat.
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