TAMACC to Host Statewide Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon
12 Latinas from Across Texas to be Honored
AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) will honor twelve (12) outstanding Latina leaders at the sixth annual Women of Distinction Awards luncheon Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, Texas from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
“I know I speak for all our Chamber and business members in congratulating this year’s Women of Distinction award recipients,” said TAMACC Chairman Samuel Guzman. “Year after year we are proud and honored to recognize and celebrate the outstanding successes and contributions that women make to our Hispanic communities, state, and indeed our nation.”
The 2017 Women of Distinction are:
Melissa P. Aguillon, President and CEO, Aguillon & Associates, LLC, San Antonio
Chris Alderete, Owner, The Rose Boutique, San Antonio
Linda Garza Battles, Deputy Commissioner for Agency Operations and Communications/Chief Operating Officer, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin
Olga Campos Benz, Community Relations Director, Milton Verret & Investments, Austin
Jo Anne Bernal, El Paso County Attorney, El Paso
Virginia M. Fraire, Ph.D., Vice President of Student Services, Austin Community College, Austin
Crissy Z. Hinojosa, Ph.D., Director of Business Intelligence, Bay Ltd., Corpus Christi
Ana Lozoya, Business Consultant, West Texas A&M University Small Business Development Center, Amarillo
Celina Moreno, Attorney, MALDEF, San Antonio
Julia Villaronga, President, Killeen LULAC Council 4535, Killeen
Elvia Wallace-Martinez, Executive Director and Founder, Debes Creer en Ti, Irving
Bertha A. Zuniga, United States Immigration Judge (Retired), Zuniga Law, PLLC, San Antonio
“Women are amazing! They work hard for their family, career, community, church, but are so humble when someone wants to recognize them for their endurance, excellence, and tenacity. We are excited to continue recognizing women for their contributions to our communities and for allowing us to see a glimpse of what they do,” said TAMACC President Pauline E. Anton. “We look forward to inducting these women into the TAMACC Women of Distinction.”
For additional information, event tickets, or sponsorship opportunities please visit our web site at www.TAMACC.org or telephone (512) 444-5727.
Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC)
The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) is a nonprofit 501 (c)(6) organization created to promote business leadership, create economic opportunities and provide legislative advocacy for the Hispanic business community in Texas. TAMACC was founded in 1975 to encourage opportunities in commerce and to organize local programs to improve the economic condition of the Hispanic population. TAMACC is an association with more than 15,000 members and advocates for over 700,000 Hispanic businesses in Texas.