La Paz’s Business Development initiative, Compañía, will give awards to local latino businesses and entrepreneurs at the 2019 Latino Leadership Awards.
The Latino Leadership Awards is an annual awards ceremony and fundraiser highlighting local individuals of Latino/Hispanic descent who have positively impacted their communities.
The individuals and entities nominated for the awards of Latino Entrepreneur of the Year and Latino Business of the Year are members of the networking group, Compañía.
Criteria for the awards include being of Latino/Hispanic descent and having been a member of the network for at least one year.
The individuals eligible for winning Latino Entrepreneur of the Year are:
Erwin Ovalle, MCS/Ovalle's One Plate At A Time
Roberto Venegas, Bliones
Luz Bohorquez, Punto Latino
Bibiana Fuller, NowFreight
Noemi Muñoz, NM Salon
Rocio Kemp, Keller Williams Realty
Teo Valdes, Language South
Luis Silva, Squeaky Clean Chattanooga
Carlos Garcia, LogistiX Transport
Alberto Torres, Tropical Produce
Yadi Rosales, Coldwell Banker Pryor Realty
The businesses eligible for winning Latino Business of the Year are:
Super Carnicerías Loa
Latin American Consulting Co.
El Quijote Catering
Top This Construction
Olivencia & Cribben Law Office
Calderin & Oliva, P.A.
There will be open voting from July 25 to Aug. 25 for the community to vote for both awards. The link to vote is https://app.donorview.com/wKDl.
The Latino Leadership Awards will take place on Sept. 16 at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
To purchase tickets or for more information, visit lapazchattanooga.org/awards.