Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2015 SoCal Business Expo and Conference was a success. With the support of Wells Fargo Bank, Southern California Edison and the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center the event featured a CEO Panel with Reuben Franco | President/CEO Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Henry Romero | Founder/CEO, HRBC Insurance, Teresa Saldivar | CEO, Teresa’s Jewelers, Steve PonTell | President and Chief Executive Officer of National Community Renaissance and Fred Flores CEO of DSS Staffing.
Bruce J. Barber provided marketing and social media insights.
The Access to Business Capital included Moderator: Robert Usher, SBDC Business Consultant, Adriana Williams, Business Development Officer at Opportunity Fund, Carla Ulloa, CDC Small Business Finance Community Development, and Bill Denny, SVP Wells Fargo Business Banking Group
During the lunch program Wells Fargo Bank presented over $150,000 to regional business organizations to assist in supporting their efforts to educate and council entrepreneurs.
We concluded the day with the presentation of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2015 SoCal Survived and Thrived Businesses.
|Antigua Bread||Los Angeles County|
|Far West Meats||San Bernardino County|
|RMI International, Inc.||Los Angeles County|
|Teresa’s Jewelers||Orange County|
|Villa Roma Argentine & Italian Cuisine||Orange County|
|Zacatecas Cafe||Riverside County|
Exclusive photos from Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2015 SoCal Business Expo and Conference – taken by Richard Sandoval and Michael J. Elderman: The Eyes of Riverside