The National Hispanic Business Group’s 32nd Annual Gala 2017 was held at Cipriani Wall Street NY ,with over 300 people in attendance , The Following were honored: Hispanic Achievement in Government Award Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer ,Office of the New York City Comptroller .Corporate Appreciation Award to Susan Hogan, Supplier Diversity Manager Procumbent Organization,Public Service Enterprise Group Inc, (PSEG).Corporate Hispanic Advocacy Award to Mayra Maisch, Vice President head of America’s real estate development ,Goldman Sachs and Co. Public sector Appreciation Award, to Anthony Peterson, Director Diversity Program , Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority.
Lisa Mateo ,Host Celebrity taste makers Reporter, PIX 11 Morning News , was the Emcee for the event. Chef Ricardo Cardona was the guest chef ,music by Charan Salsa and Scholarships were presented to 3 students.
We had the pleasure of interviewing Chairman of The National Hispanic Business Group’s Mr Jesus Linares, see what he what he had to say .
The National Hispanic Business Group (NHBG) was founded in 1985 by a group of prominent Hispanic entrepreneurs with a vision to create an organization entrusted with developing opportunities for Hispanic Businesses. Our goal is to seek out and expand our opportunities for its members by fostering dialogue and economic exchange with the Public and Private sectors, while supporting social change and community empowerment.