Chicago, IL- January 30, 2019—Negocios Now released today its fourth annual list of Latinos 40 Under 40, recognizing the leadership of young Latinos in the Chicago Area.
The 40 recipients were selected after a over four-month nomination period and had a record participation of more than 120 nominations. They represent areas of business, corporate, government, nonprofits, the fashion industry, and education, among other fields.
Negocios Now, a national award-winning publication, launched Latinos 40 Under 40 in 2016, two years later of founding Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago.
“We have a hardworking community that represents an invaluable asset in this country. Negocios Now recognizes them for everything that they do. Every year we are very fortunate to count on 40 talented Latinos from a variety of fields”, said Clemente Nicado, Publisher of Negocios Now.
Latinos 40 Under 40 celebration and networking event will be held on Thursday, March 7, from 6 to 10 pm. at Latinicity, 108 N. Street, Chicago (Block 37).
Remy Martin has been confirmed as the Millennials’ Sponsor of the event.
Nicado expressed gratitude for the cooperation from members of the community that have participated in the nomination process.
The list of 2018 Latinos 40 Under 40 is as follows:
1. Sonia Arciniega
Executive Producer, Univision Chicago
2. Víctor Arellano
Founder, Interpreter Tap
3. Claudia Badillo
Attorney at Law, Badillo Law Group, P.C.
4. Barbara R. Barreno-Paschall
Senior Staff Attorney, Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
5. Alejandro Benítez
6. Tonantzin Carmona
Chief of Policy, City of Chicago
7. Leynee Cruz
President-Elect, Hispanic Lawyer Association and Attorney at Chuhak & Tecson
8. John Dillon
Founder & President, GuardianVets
9. Lisa Duarte
10. María Duzon-Teal
Senior Relationship Manager, LinkedIn
11. Alejandra Esqueda Belmonte
Senior Global Manager, Molex, LLC.
12. Mimi García
Strategy Consultant, Accenture Strategy
13. Patricia García
Diversity Partnership & Strategic Recruiting Lead, Abbvie
14. Teresa González Swinton
Senior Sales Director, Bing Advertising Sales at Microsoft
15. Ozzie Guillen Jr.
Systems Executive, Cisco
16. Daniel Hernández
Managing Attorney, The Attorneys at Walczak Hernandez, P.C.
17. Anthony Hodes
Managing Partner, H.A.S.E. Companies
18. Corey Jones
Sr. Manager of Experiences, Forbes Councils
19. Luchy Manjarres Cohen
Owner, Sorelle Boutique, Salon & Spa
20. Lizzette Medina
President & Chief Executive Officer, Lizzette Medina & Co.
21. Lorena Mesa
Data Engineer at GitHub – Director, Python Software Foundation
22. Carlos Montoya
Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
23. Henry Montoya
Director of Operations, ALPFA – Chicago Chapter
24. Monse Moreno
Marketing Manager for Global Business Marketing, Facebook, Inc.
25. Maureen Montiel
Project Engineer, ASI Services
26. Juan Morado Jr.
Of Counsel at Benesch Law
27. Mike Moreno
Co-Owner & Director of Craft Sales, Moreno’s Liquors
28. Paul Morgan
Executive Director, Ignition Community Glass
29. Laura Mueller
Founder, Las Recetas de Laura
30. Aaron Ortiz
Illinois State Representative
31. Juan Pablo Prieto
Senior Manager of Diversity Programs, Chicago Transit Authority
32. Jessica Rodríguez
Associate Director of Development, La Casa Norte
33. Luis Roman
Program Manager for the Community Health Initiative, The J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation
34. David Romero
Global Executive, United Airlines
35. Karina Sánchez
Diversity & Inclusion Associate, Federal Reserve Bank
36. Leshonne Segura
Manager, Program Investments, The Chicago Public Education Fund
37. Jose A. Suárez
Risk Management Consultant at Assurance Agency
38. Amanda Trinidad
HR Project Manager, BMO Harris Bank
39. Jaclyn Vásquez
Associate Director, Erikson Institute
40. Lizette Williams
Head of Cultural Engagement & Experiences, McDonald’s USA, LLC
To learn more about the recipients stay tuned for the digital edition for this the Class of 2018.
Tickets to attend $40 until Feb. 15. and are available on EventBrite here.
Please note that ticket prices will go up after Feb. 15 to $50.
For more information about the event, you can email us email@example.com or call at 773-942-7410