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Influentials: A Look Back 20 Years

October 2006, HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine
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Hispanic Business 100 Influentials: 1986

1. Robert Garcia U.S. Representative (D-NY)
2. Henry L. Lacayo President, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
3. Eduardo Caballero President, Caballero Spanish Media Inc.
4. Hector Barreto President, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Kansas City, KS)
5. Rafael Carrion Jr. Chairman of the Board, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico
6. Eduardo Bernaldez National Chairman, American GI Forum
7. Vilma Martinez Board of Regents, University of California
8. Matthew G. Martinez U.S. Representative (D-CA)
9. Herman Badillo Attorney, Fischbein Olivieri et al
10. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen State Representative, 10th District, Florida
11. Tony Anaya Governor, New Mexico
12. Raul Yzaguirre President, National Council of La Raza
13. Margarita Rosa General Counsel, NY State Division of Human Rights
14. Adelfa Callejo Senior Partner, Callejo, Callejo & Ronquillo
15. Raul Martinez Mayor, Hialeah, Florida
16. Albert G. Bustamante U.S. Representative (D-TX)
17. Carmelo Velez President, computer Technology Associates Inc.
18. Harold H. Martinez President, Latin Business Foundation
19. Antonia Hernandez President & General Counsel, MALDEF
20. Baltasar Corrada Del Rio Mayor, New Progressive Party (Puerto Rico)
21. Joaquin F. Blaya President, WLTV-23
22. Laz Barrera President, Laz S. Barrera Inc.
23. Alexander Arroyos President, The Dynamic Group
24. Pastora San Juan Cafferty Professor, University of Chicago
25. Carlos Ramirez President and Publisher, El Diario/La Prensa
26. Clara Padilla Jones Secretary of State, New Mexico
27. Luis Rosally President, Luis Electric Inc.
28. Gene Chavez Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Kansas City College & Bible School
29. Fernando De Baca National Chairman, Republican National Hispanic Assembly
30. Lydia Chavez Reporter on National Hispanic Affairs, The New York Times
31. David C. Lizarraga President & CEO, TELACU Industries
32. Luis Aranda President, National Association of Hispanics
33. Jerry Apodaca President, Arrison-Greer Inc.
34. Roy R. Barrera Jr. State District Judge, 144th District, Bexar County, San Antonio
35. Mario Conchita Alonso Bustillo Actress/Vocal Artist
36. Alfredo Gutierrez Senate Minority Leader, Arizona State Senate
37. Luis Sabines President, CAMACOL
38. Tomas Arciniega President, California State College
39. Jaime Fuster Puerto Rico's Resident Committee, House of Representatives
40. Grace Montanez Davis Deputy Mayor, Los Angeles
41. Diego Suarez President and CEO, V. Suarez & Co. Inc.
42. Xavier Suarez Mayor, Miami
43. Pat Corrales Manager, Cleveland Indians
44. Shirley Rodriguez-Remenski Executive Director, State Government Office for Hispanic Affairs, New York
45. David Perez Judge of Superior Court, Los Angeles County
46. Jose Saumat President, Kaufman and Roberts Inc.
47. James H. Richardson Gonzales Director, MBDA, US Department of Commerce
48. Richard Alatorre City Councilman, Los Angeles
49. Carlos Cordova Chairman and CEO, Capital National Bank
50. Nancy C. Gutierrez Director of Management, Recruitment & Employment, Pacific Bell
51. Art Torres State Senator, Los Angeles
52. Joseph A. Unanue President & Chairman of the Board, Goya Foods Inc.
53. Frank Cruz Vice President, KVEA Ch. 52
54. Ignacio Lozano Jr. Publisher & Editor, La Opinion
55. Gustavo Godoy News Director, SIN TV Network
56. Gilbert Vasquez Managing Partner, Gilbert Vasquez & Company
57. Mari-Luci Jaramillo V.P. of Student Affairs, University of New Mexico
58. Edgardo Vazquez Senior Vice President, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico
59. Victor Miramontes First Vice President, Laredo National Bancshares Inc.
60. Celia Gonzales Torres Chair of Board, National Network of Hispanic Women
61. John Carro Associate Justice , Appellate Division, Supreme Court of New York
62. Judith Zaffirini Democratic Nomination of Texas Senate, 21st Senatorial District
63. H. Frank Dominguez President, Vanir Group of Companies Inc.
64. Paul H. Alvarez Chairman/CEO, Ketchum Public Relations
65. Jose Garcia-Pedrosa Partner, Finley, Kumble, Wagner et al
66. Ruben Bonilla Chairman, LULA Educational Service Center Inc.
67. Ambassador Phillip Sanchez Associate Publisher, Noticias del Mundo
68. Luis Botifoll Chairman of the Board, Republic National Bank of Miami
69. Jack Otero International Vice-President, Railway & Airline Clerks, AFL-CIO
70. Carmen Perez National Chair, Hispanic Caucus, Democratic Party
71. Sylvia Castillo Executive Director, National Network of Hispanic Women
72. Sheilah Garcia President, Garcia Toyota & Garcia Honda
73. Raul Masvidal Chairman, Miami Savings Bank
74. Jane Delgado Executive Director, Association of Hispanic Arts
75. Gaspir Mir III Partner, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.
76. Manual R. Caldera Private Investor, The Caldera Group
77. Tonio Burgos Director of Executive Services, Governor's Office, Albany, NY
78. Frank Newton Executive Director, National Association of Hispanic Journalists
79. Louis Nunez President, National Puerto Rican Coalition Inc.
80. Pedro Aguirre Immediate Past President National Bankers Association
81. Julio Rumbaut President, Channel 51, WSCV-TV, Fort Lauderdale, FL
82. Hector Holguin President and CEO, Holguin Corporation
83. Rita Di Martino District Manager, AT&T
84. Gabriel A. Gutierrez Presiding Judge, Superior Court, Los Angeles
85. Bill Richardson U.S. Representative (D-NM)
86. Luis Nogales Former CEO and Chairman, United Press International Inc.
87. Carlos Arboleya Vice Chairman, Barnett Bank of South Florida Inc.
88. J. Fernando Niebla Chief Executive Officer, Infotec Development Inc.
89. Polly Baca State Senator, Colorado
90. B. Roberto Cruz President, The National Hispanic University
91. Miguel A. Nevarez President, Pan American University
92. Frank Zuniga Film Director, Hollywood
93. Estella Romero Executive Director, Latin Business Association
94. Al Cardenas Senior Partner, Broad & Cassel
95. Frank Solis National Manager of Hispanic Programs, Adolph Coors Company
96. Gaddi Vasquez Deputy Appointments Secretary, Governor's Office, California
97. John Torres President, Metro Spanish Food Wholesalers Inc.
98. Rudy Cervantes President, Cervantes Neckwear Inc.
99. Angelo D. Juarez Major General, USAR, 85th Division
100. Gus Machado President, Gus Machado Enterprises



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