There were more than 200 nominations for Negocios Now’s second annual special edition of “Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago,” many of whom will be recognized during the release of the magazine at the Who’s Who Gala on June 12 at the Chicago Cultural Center
“BMO Harris Bank is proud to sponsor the 2015 Negocios Now Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago gala because it celebrates the successes and great work of dynamic leaders in our Latino community,” said Robert Pantoja, Latino Banking Program Manager and Vice President of BMO Harris Bank. “We’re committed to investing in the growth of Latino-owned businesses and the communities we serve across our footprint.”
Nielsen, a first-time supporter of “Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago” also praised the initiative
“The voice of the Latino consumer matters, and collaborating with Negocios Now allows us to highlight this as we celebrate Chicago’s most prominent Latino leaders,” said Trina Fresco, Vice President of U.S. Community Alliances, Events and Engagement for Nielsen.
With at least 10 current sponsors, Nicado expects to announce additional corporate support in the coming weeks”We are very pleased with the fantastic support that this edition and event have received from both corporations and community members in our effort to recognize leadership and accomplishments in our Hispanic community,” said Clemente Nicado, Publisher.Negocios Now, a national award winning publication, made history last year with the first ever “Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago,” which featured a list of the most prominent Hispanics in the metropolitan area. Nominees come from a variety of sectors including business, corporate, health, media, education and culture, nonprofit and government.