The National Society of Hispanic MBAs announced Tuesday the winners of its Brillante Awards who will be honored later this month at the organization's 25th annual Conference and Career Expo in Philadelphia.
NSHMBA for the past 26 years has recognized individuals or corporations making a significant difference in the Hispanic community and their education attainment. The winners of the 2014 Brillante Awards are:
Government/Corporate Excellence: GSK (corporate) and Department of Defense (government).
Education Excellence: Dr. Federico Zaragoza, Alamo Community College District.
Community Service Excellence: John P. Santos, Augustus Hawkins High School.
Entrepreneur Excellence: Javier Suarez, C-Luxe Strategy
Founder Award: Judge Nelson Diaz, Dilworth Paxson LLP
Military Award: Medal of Honor Recipient Santiago J. Erevia
The award recipients will be recognized Saturday night, Sept. 27, at the NSHMBA Gala on the final night of the convention, which takes place Sept. 24-27 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Proceeds from the dinner's ticket sales will go to the NSHMBA Foundation, a nonprofit organization.
NSHMBA was formed in 1988 and aims to help Hispanics achieve their educational, social and economic potential. The organization has 40 chapters in the U.S. and hundreds of community strategic partners.
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