The "new normal" in corporate America is no longer "business as usual." For many years, belt tightening and worker productivity have been top priorities among the Corporate Elite who run Fortune 500 companies.
This year's Corporate Elites share common traits that enable them to rise above the political backbiting and economic uncertainty that permeates society and remain role models for aspiring young Hispanics.
Dish Network's prominence on this year's list reflects a positive overall trend in the rise of media delivery companies, including satellite, wireless phone, and cable and broadcast TV providers.
U.S. Hispanic media consumers will ultimately be the ones to determine the relative importance of a notable recent media trend affecting their communities.
U.S. Hispanics are spending money, and they're spending it on new vehicles -- from small gas-saving cars and light-duty trucks to luxury sedans and sport-utility models.
Car dealers see Hispanic consumers as an important part of their growth, and are noticing trends in what motivates Hispanic consumers to make purchasing decisions.
Dealers interviewed by HispanicBusiness.com report consumers are stepping back into showrooms more quickly than the buying public as a whole. This trend reflects a recent survey showing U.S. Hispanics are optimistic about an economic recovery.
The 2012 HispanicBusiness Influentials covers a diverse range of esteemed U.S.-Hispanics from public service and private enterprise, with emphasis this year on Texas.
Under Secretary of State for International Trade Francisco Sanchez leads efforts to improve the global business environment.
Union Bank Executive Vice President George Ramirez was recently named the company's first diversity executive.
Educational Testing Services Senior Vice President Yvette Donado oversees corporate quality process management.
FedEx executive Juan Cento is president of the global carrier's Express Latin America and Caribbean Division.
Latinovations founder Maria Cardona balances public affairs and strategies practice with political commentary at CNN/CNN en Espanol.
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Abel Barrientes is the mobilization assistant to the director of operations for U.S. Pacific Command.
Attorney Dino Barajas, a partner with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, helps structure for clients acquisition and financing deals that range up to $1 billion.