Week 4/7/2023 Newsletter - Hispanic Leadership Awards Recap!

SFLHCC Hispanic Leadership Awards Recap!

On Friday, March 31, 2023, the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Hispanic Leadership Awards at the Biltmore Hotel honoring 22 leaders who serve as trailblazers in their respective fields. Out of the 22 recipients, 14 were women. What an amazing way to commemorate the final day of International Women's Month. The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate all the recipients and thank all our sponsors!

Bernice Martinez Citizenship Award Recipient

Lilian DeMoya, The DeMoya Foundation

Business Award Recipient

Carolina Ferreiro-Diaz, Pharma Natural

Chairman's Distinguished Community Service Award Recipient

Silvana Montenegro, Chase

Ralph Gonzalez-Jacobo Banking / Finance Award Recipient

Abel Iglesias, Professional Bank

Philanthropy Award Recipient

Dr. Vivian Gonzalez

Lifetime Achievement in Healthcare Award Recipient

Dr. Nilza Kallos, University of Miami Health System

Community Healthcare Advocate Award Recipient

Carolina Veira, CareMax

Community Compassionate Care Award Recipient

Jennifer Ray, Miami Jewish Health

Communications Award Recipient

Andre Rodriguez, Influence Communications

South Florida Legal Award Recipient

Alex Almazan, Almazan Law

Education Advocate Award Recipient

Mari Tere Rojas, Miami-Dade County Public Schools Board Chair

Marketing / Public Relations Award Recipient

Cristy Clavijo-Kish, Talento Unlimited

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

The Honorable Christi Fraga, City of Doral Mayor

Insurance Services Award Recipient

Joe Avetrani, Gil, Garden, Avetrani Insurance Group

Hospitality & Tourism Award Recipient

Mauro Olivieri, City Place Doral

Non-Profit Excellence Award Recipient

Max B. Rothman, Alliance for Aging

President's Distinguished Community Service Award Recipient

Dr. Elizabeth M. Bejar

Technology Award Recipient

Michelle Rudnick, PC Solutions

Accounting Award Recipient

Juan Aguerrebere, Jr., CPA, CFF, CrFA, CPAML, PAAST

Sustainability Award Recipient

Amy Quintana Avalos, World Fuel Services Corporation

Young Professional Award Recipient

David Perez, United Cerebral Palsy

Art Award Recipient

Elaine Del Valle, Del Valle Productions


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