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ABOUT

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

VISION

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

 

MISSION

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

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
BoD
Maria A Kury
Maria A. Kury

CHAIR

Wichita Public Schools

Ana Lopez

VICE CHAIR

City of Wichita

Micaela Ramirez
Micaela Ramirez

SECRETARY

KHEDF

Clemente Bobadilla-Reyes

TREASURER

Bank of America

Gary Torres
Gary Torres

BOARD MEMBER

Quantum Credit Union

Marixendra Alvarez
Marixendra Alvarez

BOARD MEMBER

CJS Translation Services

Dr. Jerry Smartt
Dr. Jerry Smartt

BOARD MEMBER

Friends University

David Thorne
David Thorne

BOARD MEMBER

Plain Solutions

Idalia Loya

BOARD MEMBER

Empower

Julisa Khan
Julisa Khan

BOARD MEMBER

Wichita Public Schools

Blanca Salazar
Blanca Salazar

BOARD MEMBER

Southwest National Bank

Margarita Hunt
Margarita LaFarelle Hunt

BOARD MEMBER

MLH Bold Enterprises LLC

Gisela Pena
Gisela Peña

BOARD MEMBER

Neza Tires |

Friducha Gift Shop

Sarah Lopez
Sarah Lopez

BOARD MEMBER

Sedgwick County 

Jim Howell
Jim Howell

BOARD MEMBER

Sedgwick County

Daniel Gutierrez

BOARD MEMBER

Keller Williams

Hometown Partners

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