2023 Selection Committee

The Hispanic Business Awards Selection Committee, comprised of esteemed community leaders, plays a vital role in championing, inviting, and selecting distinguished awardees. With a commitment to advocacy, they promote the awards' significance, extend invitations to deserving candidates, and meticulously evaluate nominees based on business excellence, community impact, and leadership. The committee's diverse expertise ensures a fair and inclusive selection process, highlighting outstanding contributions within the Hispanic business community. Join us in recognizing and celebrating excellence with the Hispanic Business Awards..

Angel Colon

Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Designer Brands

Annette M. Vasquez

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board Member
Columbus Hispanic Chamber

Ariana Ulloa-Olavarrieta

Small Business Coordinator
City of Columbus

Jason P Riveiro

Executive Director
NAHREP - National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

Lilleana Cavanaugh

Executive Director
Ohio Latino Affairs Commission

Magaly Linares

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board Member
Columbus Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Nick Castro

Assistant Dean
University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Randy R. Cedeño

Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Hispanic Business Center (HBC)
The Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development (NEOHCED)

Edwin Quinones

ECDI Central Ohio

Francisco Okhuysen

Cincinnati Hispanic Chamber

Marco Grgurevic-Pujana

Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber & MBAC

Maria Gonzalez

Southeast Ohio (ex SBDC)

Mark Urrutia

Southeast Ohio (ex SBDC)

Robert Salinas

Dayton Hispanic Chamber
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