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Published Thursday, September 1, 2016
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Published Monday, June 6, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2016 –The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) celebrated its annual Gala: Honoring Hispanic Businesses in Construction on June 3rd at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC. This year the GWHCC recognized five individuals in the construction sector who have excelled in various categories and celebrated its 40th anniversary.

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Published Friday, May 13, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC –The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) will be celebrating its 40th Annual Gala: Honoring Hispanic Businesses in Construction on June 3rd at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC. This year the GWHCC will be recognizing five individuals in the construction sector who have excelled in various categories. The Gala Chairs are Edwin Villegas, President & CEO of Winmar Construction Inc. and Carlos Perdomo, CEO of Keystone Plus Construction Corporation. The event’s keynote speaker is David Velazquez, President & CEO of Pepco Holdings.

“This year the Chamber is celebrating its 40th anniversary! This is a significant milestone for us, the GWHCC and its members have come a long way since 1976,” said Angela Franco, President and CEO. “The GWHCC works every day to help businesses move forward and to build sectors that play an essential role within the community.”

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Alma Alfaro-Laska
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Manuela Celis
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Emilia Cortes Gomez
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Lourdes Morales
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Margarita Dilone, Chairman
President, Crystal Insurance
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Juan Jara, Vice Chairman
Senior Vice President, Market Manager, City National Bank 
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Alfredo Casta, Treasurer
Founder & Chairman, Cascades Technologies, Inc. (CTi)
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Mario Acosta-Velez
Director of Mid-Atlantic State Government Affairs,
Verizon
 
Syddia Lee-Chee
President, Energetica Group
DC Public Relations, Goya Foods
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Carlos Perdomo
Founder & CEO, Keystone Plus Construction Corporation (KPCC), 
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Gabriel Pascual
Founding Director, Agency for Development of Export Markets
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Denise Rodriguez-Lopez
Vice President, Proposals, MicroTech
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Ernie Cordova
Managing Director, Accenture
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Michael Veve 
Founding Partner of LM&V LLC
 
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Alma Alfaro-Laska
 
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