Testimonials for the HLI Program

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“The Hispanic Leadership Institute exceeded my expectations. The quality of each session was well in excess of what I originally envisioned” — HLI Class I Graduate

“My expectation of the HLI was to obtain knowledge to advance my career and in turn, develop additional value to my organization and community. This has been satisfied.” — HLI Class I Graduate

“Knowing that this is the very first HLI class, I had high expectations for the program, and they were completely surpassed. Great program, very glad I was a part of it.” — HLI Class I Graduate

Hispanic Leadership Institute Class VI

Congratulations to the participants of Class VI of the Hispanic Leadership Institute Sponsored by Centene Corporation:

Angel Recci-Emerson

Bernardo Romero-Citi

Carlos Restrepo-Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Carolina Nunez-Meridian

Cintia Ribeiro-Monsanto

Claudia Barona-Lifepack, LLC

Claudia Espinoza Smith-Monsanto

Claudia Ortiz-The Nielsen Company

Cynthia Chavez-Language. Access. Multicultural. People. (LAMP)

Diana Ramirez-McCarthy Building Companies

Esti Fernandez-Thompson Reuters

Gaby Marroquin-Remax Gold

Georgina Montero-Monsanto

Jesse Marquez-Centene Corporation

Liliana De La Garza-St. Francis Southside Community

Luimil Negron-UMSL

Maria Diaz Arias-Monsanto

Michele Suazo-SSM Health

Nathalia Garcia-Southern Illinois University

Priscila Melo-Nestlé Purina

Tony Randazzo-Facilitec Corporate Furnishings



To view the complete bios of Class VI, please visit our ISSUU Site

Why Become a Member?

According to a study conducted by the Schapiro Group, when consumers know that a small business is a member of a chamber of commerce, they are 49% more likely to think favorably of it and 80% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.

Who are HCC Members?

The HCC currently has over 262 members including Hispanic enterprises, small and minority-owned businesses as well as major corporate clients and community partners such as Anheuser-Busch, Inc, Centene, Nestle Purina, Regional Business Council and AT&T.

Can I Volunteer?

There are several committee and event volunteer opportunities throughout the year, please contact the office for details.