Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  | 350 W. Douglas Ave. | Wichita, KS 67202 | P: 316-265-6334 | F: 316-978-9480 | wichitahispanicchamber.org

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ABOUT

 

The Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerice, Inc., (WHCC) is a volunteer membership driven organization comprised of individuals, small business owners, corporate representatives and associates representing various non-profit organizations.

 

In March of 2002, Hispanic business leaders gathered and created the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (WHCC). These Hispanic business leaders envisioned the need for an organization to represent their interests and meet the needs of the Hispanic business community. The WHCC was incorporated later that year, creating a coherent and strong organization within the Wichita Hispanic business community. WHCC was incorporated with the Kansas Secretary of State’s office in April 2002 and was established in June 2002 as Wichita's first minority Chamber of Commerce.

 

VISION

 

To provide value to the HIspanic and general business communities by fostering mutually-benefical communication, education and relationships. 

 

MISSION

 

The Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion, and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community. The mission of the WHCC is to provide leadership, which promotes economic growth, and professional development.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

 

 

·        Integrate business and community partnerships

·        Provide a forum for productive communication

·        Develop networking opportunities within business and communities

·        Partner with civic and business leaders

·        Foster leadership program to build future Hispanic leaders

 
WHCC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Alicia Sanchez

CHAIR

 

Director,

Wichita State

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Peter Salmeron

BOARD MEMBER

 

President, 

Professional Landscaping Services

Dr. Jerry Smartt

BOARD MEMBER

 

Director of Foreign Languages, 

Friends University

Javier Villegas
Kristalyn Newingham

VICE CHAIR

 

Univision Communications

TREASURER

 

CPA

Dunning & Associates

CPAs, LLC

Fidel Serrano

BOARD MEMBER

 

Graphic Designer, 

LIfeboat Creative

Jerry Cornejo

BOARD MEMBER

Owner

Cornejo Enterprises

Christina Bluml

BOARD MEMBER

 

Director of Marketing, 

Exploration Place

Dorian Soto

BOARD MEMBER

 

Key Account Manager,

Westar Energy

Crystal Torres
Patty Koehler
Maria Kury

BOARD MEMBER

Realtor, 

Keller Williams Signature Partners, LLC

            BOARD MEMBER
President,
J R Custom Metal Productions Inc.
BOARD MEMBER
Production Manager, Entravision Communications
Gisela Peña
BOARD MEMBER
Owner, AzTeka'S Boutique LLC
Cecilia Thibault
BOARD MEMBER
Intrust Bank