History of the Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce

The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce, Inc. was incorporated on June 7, 1994 as an initiative of a group of Latino businesspeople who began meeting informally in the Sarasota-Manatee bi-county region in early 1994.

 

The founding Board of Directors was composed of:

 

Marcela Nicol (Mexico)

PRESIDENT

Héctor Muñiz (Puerto Rico)

VICE PRESIDENT

Essperanza Gamboa (Cuba)

SECRETARY

Jorge R. Chacón (Colombia)

TREASURER

Germán Calderón (Mexico)

DIRECTOR

Javier Curiel (Mexico)

DIRECTOR

and

 Rosanna Echegaray (Peru)

DIRECTOR

PAST PRESIDENTS

Marcela Nicol [Mexico] – 1995 (Partial year)

Marcela Nicol – 1996

Germán Calderón [Mexico] – 1997

Jorge R. Chacón [Colombia] – 1998

Alex Chavez [Cuba] – 1999

Alex Chavez – 2000

C. J. Czaia [Sri Lanka] – 2001

Maureen Avila [Puerto Rico] – 2002

Michele Lamourt [Puerto Rico] – 2003

Vicente Medina [Spain] – 2004

Vicente Medina – 2005

Jim Delgado [USA] – 2006

Manuel Chepote [Peru] – 2007

Carlos Cárdenas [Colombia] – 2008

Carlos Cárdenas – 2009

Fermin "JJ" Miranda - 2010

 

          Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce
           9040 Town Center Parkway - Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 - ComCenters Lakewood Ranch
           Phone 941-358-7065 - Fax 941-552-1284


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