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Who are the inductees of the first-ever GWHCC Hispanic Business Hall of Fame?
GWHCC 43rd Annual Gala
Published Tuesday, June 11, 2019
by Idaliz Ortiz

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Who are the inductees of the first-ever GWHCC Hispanic Business Hall of Fame?


The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is launching the first ever GWHCC Hispanic Business Hall of Fame at the 43rd Annual Gala on June 14th at the MGM National Harbor. 

The initiative will recognize business leaders whose legendary achievements continue to promote and advance the economic climate of our communities.

GWHCC President and CEO Nicole Quiroga said she created the Hall of Fame to leave behind a legacy and create something that will continue to acknowledge the advancement of the Hispanic business community on an annual basis.

Quiroga was featured on WUSA9 where she shared the contributions of those being inducted into the hall of fame. See the video below. 

Click here to read a feature report by the Washington Business Journal. 

The first inductees are: Maria Gomez, executive director of D.C.-based community health provider Mary's Center; Juan Pablo, co-founder and president of Babyscripts, a D.C. software company; and Pepco Holdings Inc., the D.C.-based power supplier.

An advisory group compromising five Greater Washington business veterans selected the recipients.

Gomez will be the recipient of the GWHCC Legacy Award, given to a long-standing business leader who has demonstrated a history of resiliency, sustainability and corporate citizenship. 

Maria founded Mary's Center in 1988, and under her leadership the organization has grown from an initial budget of $250,000 serving 200 participants to an annual budget of $63 million serving over

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