When Teresa Wright moved to Montgomery Village in the 1970s, her family was the fifth Latino family in the neighborhood. Wright asked her realtor for the names of the other four, and then she ...
Michel Zajur saw the need to bring together the Hispanic community under a united voice during his time as a restaurant entrepreneur. In 2000, Zajur established the statewide Chamber that works to ...
Lorna Virgilí is the Spanish Language Spokesperson for County Executive Marc Elrich. She conducts ongoing Hispanic media campaigns to inform and empower Latinos in Montgomery County. In 2012 she ...
David Velázquez is the President and CEO of PEPCO Holdings. Based in Washington D.C., Pepco Holdings employs more than 4,700 people, owns more than $16.1 billion in assets and generates approximately ...
Gustavo Torres has been recognized nationally and internationally for his leadership and vision in the immigrant rights movement in the United States. Originally a union leader from Colombia, Gustavo ...
A native of New York and a graduate of St. John’s University, Hector Torres has been a hotel executive for the past 51 years and was the Vice President of Capital Hotels. In 2018, he formed Absolute ...
Karla Silvestre currently serves as the Director of Community Engagement at Montgomery College, and she is a newly elected member of the Montgomery County, Maryland Board of Education. A native of ...
Catalina Sol has more than 25 years of public health and direct service provision with underserved communities and Latino immigrants. Prior to her selection as Executive Director in 2018, Sol served ...
Inez Stewart is the Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine. Stewart has more than 25 years of experience in HR management and a deep understanding of its role ...
Maria Sacchetti covers immigration for The Washington Post. She previously reported for the Boston Globe, where her reporting led to the release of several immigrants from jail. She investigated the ...
Myrna Peralta is President and CEO of CentroNía, a bilingual, multicultural learning community that provides early childhood services for low-income, working families. Peralta believes in the power of ...
Delvy Quezada is a Sales Manager at Metro Center, a Growth 150 Strategy store at Macy’s. His responsibilities comprise of Soft Home, Furniture Gallery, Handbags & Accessories. Prior to this assignment ...