Hispanic Business Magazine Announces Finalists for the 16th Annual EOY(R) Awards in Los Angeles

By Hispanic PR Wire News

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Santa Barbara, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--September 19, 2006--Hispanic Business magazine released a list of 15 finalists this week for the U.S. Hispanic market's most important benchmark award of entrepreneurial achievement: the EOY Award. The finalists will be honored at the Historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on November 9.


Attended by luminaries from the worlds of government, business, and academia, Hispanic Business magazine's EOY awards event is dedicated to celebrating the successes of U.S. Hispanic entrepreneurs in five major categories: Heavy Industry, Infobusiness, Latina, Rising Star and Trade Industry.


Faculty from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business judged the finalists and have named one winner for each of the five categories, as well as one overall EOY. The winners will be announced at the awards gala.


The finalists for the 16th annual Hispanic Business magazine EOY Awards are:


Heavy Industry

Jose A. Rey, CEO of Rey Group, Inc. in Orlando, Florida

Luis Spinola, President & CEO of Azteca Enterprises in Dallas, Texas

Frank Venegas, Jr, Chairman & CEO of The Ideal Group, Inc. in Detroit, Michigan



John, James, Jody, Jonathan, & Jason Goodman, Co-owners of Goodman Networks in Farmers Branch, Texas

Javier Mariscal, President of Two Connect in Coral Gables, Florida

Edgar Mejia, President & CEO of Conexion in Monterey Park, California



Yvonne Garcia, President & CEO of Market Vision in San Antonio, Texas

Lillian Jacquez, President of Aseo, Inc in El Paso, Texas

Deborah Wainstein-Goodman, President of Priority Staffing Solutions in New York, NY


Rising Star

Capone De Leon, Owner of ManJon Studios in San Antonio, Texas

Rainier Gonzalez, CEO of Pacer Health Corp. in Miami Lakes, Florida

Anthony Valdez, President of A. Val Construction Corp. in Litchfield Park, Arizona


Trade Industry

Julian Rueda, President of Geo Services, Inc. in Naperville, Illinois

Anthony Terrazas, Chairman & CEO of TerraHealth in San Antonio, Texas

Enrique A. Tessada, President & CEO of Tessada & Associates Inc. in Springfield, Virginia


The annual gala dinner has featured inspirational keynote addresses by such high-profile speakers as Fabian Nunez, speaker of the California State Assembly, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and former Energy and Transportation Secretary Federico Pena. This year, Dionicio Morales, founder of the Mexican American Opportunities Foundation (MAOF), will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work to empower Mexican Americans throughout California.


The official sponsors for the 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY Awards include Cadillac, ExxonMobil/On The Run, Sony/Vaio, American Airlines Choice Hotels, Microsoft, Bank of America, FedEx, Sprint Nextel and TGIC Wine Importers.


About Hispanic Business Inc.


For more than a quarter century, Hispanic Business Inc. has been the premier source for the latest research, trends and reporting on the growth of the U.S. Hispanic consumer market and the Hispanic enterprise and professional sectors.


Hispanic Business Media's cutting edge properties provide innovative branding opportunities and results-driven marketing to bring you directly to the market that matters.


Hispanic Business Media is:


  1. Hispanic Business(R) magazine - The award-winning print editorial magazine that provides readers around the world with the most relevant and data-driven news on the U.S. Hispanic economy.
  2. HispanicBusiness.com(R) - The foremost content driven, real-time online interactive site that brings your brand to a market of 250,000 unique monthly visitors.
  3. Hispanic Business Events - Features and draws the nation's most affluent and influential Hispanic leaders through the Hispanic Business magazine EOY(R) Awards for entrepreneurial excellence; the CEO Capital Markets Roundtable; and the Woman of the Year (WOY) Awards.
  4. HispanTelligence(R) - A unique data-reporting service offering invaluable on-target information on the U.S. Hispanic sector.
  5. HireDiversity.com(R) - Expanding your value proposition through diversity recruiting and development services.


Hispanic Business(R) magazine, HispanicBusiness.com(R), Hispanic Business magazine EOY(R), HireDiversity.com(R), and HispanTelligence(R) are registered trademarks of Hispanic Business Inc. 2006 Hispanic Business Inc. All rights reserved.




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