Awards & Leadership

AWARDS

  

  • 2019 West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum – Minority-Owned Sustainable Business Award

  • 2019 Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council – Volunteer of the Year

  • 2019 West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Hispanic Business of the Year

  • 2019 Herald Palladium Reader’s Choice Awards Best Financial Services Company 2nd Place Winner

  • 2018 Corp! Magazine - Michigan Most Valuable Entrepreneur

  • 2017 Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine – MBE’s Who Rock award

  • 2017 Corp! Magazine - Michigan Diversity Focused Company Honoree

  • 2016 Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council – Minority Supplier of the Year Winner (Class 1)

  • 2016 West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Businessperson of the Year Finalist

  • 2015 Michigan State University Distinguished Executive MBA Alumnus Award

  • 2013 Corp! Magazine - Michigan Diversity Business Leader Honoree

  • 2013 Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce – EPIC Award Minority Business of the Year Winner

  • 2012 Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council – Minority Supplier of the Year Winner (Class 1)

  • 2011 Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council – Minority Supplier of the Year Finalist (Class 1)

  • 2010 Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council – Diamond Award Finalist

  • 2011 and 2012 Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce – EPIC Award Minority Business of the Year Finalist

  • 2010, 2011, and 2012 West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Business of the Year Finalist

  • President, Engineering Class of 1983; University of Michigan

  • Vulcan’s (Senior Honorary leadership society at the University of Michigan)

 

LEADERSHIP

  • Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council – Certified Minority Business Owner

  • Board of Directors, Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council

  • Chairperson, West Michigan Professional Services Sector for the Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council

  • Board of Directors, West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum

  • Board of Directors, Lakeshore Excellence Foundation

  • Advisor, Berrien County Pension and Trust Investment Advisory Committee

  • Child and Family Services of Southwest Michigan – Audit Committee

  • Member, Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor Rotary Club

  • Junior Achievement – Volunteer Instructor

  • Member, National Society of Hispanic MBA’s

  • Advisory Council, Cornerstone COC Women’s Business Center (former)

  • Council for Labor and Economic Growth, State of Michigan – Governor’s appointment (former)

  • President, Board of Directors, Michigan State University Weekend MBA Alumni Association (former)

  • Treasurer, Vulcans (Senior Engineering Leadership Society – University of Michigan)

  • Member, University of Michigan Hispanic Alumni Association

  • Board of Governors, University of Michigan Engineering College Alumni Society (former)

  • Board of Directors, West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (former)

  • Board of Directors, Junior Achievement (Berrien and Cass Counties) (former)

  • Board of Directors, West Michigan Environmental Action Council (former)

  • Chair, Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor Rotary Club Membership and Diversity Committee (former)

  • Member, Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention and Visitors Bureau – Multicultural Advisory Council (former)

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