La Paz Announces New Director Of Marketing

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
La Paz Chattanooga announces Angela Garcia as the director of Marketing and Business Development. Ms. Garcia comes to La Paz from her position as key account manager, Latino Market for the Tennessee Valley division for Coca-Cola Bottling United.

Previously, Ms. Garcia served as the vice chair for the board of directors at La Paz for 2017, and has been involved with La Paz since its inception in 2004.

"Ms. Garcia is passionate about working for the community, especially engaging and empowering the Latino population," officials said.

“I am super excited to be part of the La Paz team. I am looking forward to making a difference within our community, and to follow and strengthen our mission to empower and engage Chattanooga’s Latino population," Ms. Garcia said.  "There are many opportunities we have to build a stronger Latino and professional business community. I am passionate about marketing and community service, I believe this is an open door that will take us far. La Paz has a special place in my heart."
Ms. Garcia moved to Chattanooga in 2002 from her native Colombia, where she received her B.A. in journalism and mass communication from the University of La Sabana.  

Ms. Garcia has worked in the past as managing editor for Noticias Libres, the Spanish language publication of the Chattanooga Times Free Press and help sales management positions in the advertising industry.

Ms. Garcia resides in Chattanooga with her husband Carlos and their three children; she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.



1402 Bailey Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404

TN Rand Employees Complete Customized Training

Chattanooga State’s Division of Economic and Workforce Development responded to the request of TN Rand for an employee leadership-training program. Chattanooga State, along with TN Rand, developed a customized training solution that covered topics of Communication; Building Effective Teams; Coaching; Delegation; Morale Motivation and Discipline; Decision Making; Problem Solving; ... (click for more)

Unemployment Remains Near Historic Low Levels In Tennessee

Tennessee’s unemployment rate remained near historic low levels in August, despite a slight increase, according to the latest statistics released on Thursday by Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips. The preliminary, seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 3.6 percent, just 0.1 of ... (click for more)

Heavy Rains Flooding Many Roads, Some Businesses

Heavy rains throughout Monday brought water over many Hamilton County roads and into some businesses. The front area of the Mapco in the 8100 block of Standifer Gap Road was a small lake. The Sheriff's Office said, "Drivers in the Middle Valley and East Brainerd Road areas are encouraged to avoid driving in low lying areas. All drivers should exercise caution. "Drivers ... (click for more)

Mountain City Club Considering Sale Of Downtown Club To Developer Defoor

Officials of the Mountain City Club are considering sale of the property at Eighth and Chestnut to a developer. Dan Saieed, club president, said the board was approached by developer Byron Defoor with an offer for the property. He said the club is facing declining membership and extreme  financial issues so is considering the offer. The Defoor group developed the nearby ... (click for more)

Why I'm Voting Republican And So Should You

For much of my life, the commitment to the Democratic Party has puzzled me. I was raised to analyze both sides of issues and to make an intelligent decision based upon that information. The values of self-reliance, hard work, and individual liberty that I grew up with were the same American values that have made this country exceptional. As I have grown older, I have witnessed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s So Sad For Me

I cannot remember a time in my life when I have been as saddened by such a travesty that has now erupted in the confirmation process that would place Brett Kavanaugh on our Supreme Court. I am sad for every single person who has been touched by this catastrophe, from 85-year-old Dianne Feinstein to Brett’s wife and two young daughters, ages 13 and 10. Not a person, in any way involved, ... (click for more)