Tag: Julio Fuentes
Ron DeSantis cuts Okaloosa County $3.2 million for improvements to the Shoal River Ranch industrial site.

Scott PowersNovember 8, 2017
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The influx of Puerto Rican refugees to Florida may reach the hundreds of thousands, many might stay, and the need to help them recover from Hurricane Maria and assimilate could take years as the commonwealth slowly recovers from the devastation, a group of Central Florida Puerto Rican leaders told Adam Putnam Wednesday. And the Republican gubernatorial […]

Peter SchorschAugust 17, 2017
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A top Uber executive in Florida has been named to the Board of Governors of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FSHCC). Cesar Fernandez, the ride-booking company’s Miami-based Senior Public Policy Associate, is joining the board, said Julio Fuentes, the chamber’s president and CEO, in a statement. “Cesar’s breadth of experience in political and government affairs […]

Peter SchorschAugust 2, 2017
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Foley & Lardner lobbyist and partner Jonathan Kilman has been appointed to the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce‘s Board of Governors and the its newly-formed Strategy Committee, the group announced Wednesday. “We did our homework and Jonathan is regarded as a widely respected and visionary leader who understands the intersection of business and policy in Florida,” said Julio Fuentes, […]

Drew WilsonApril 3, 2017
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An immigration reform group founded by tech billionaires is launching in Florida to push for common sense economic reform and a pathway to citizenship for people in the United States illegally. FWD.us, founded by Mark Zuckerburg and Bill Gates among others, is gathering a coalition of business, community and faith leaders to push for immigration […]

Guest AuthorNovember 4, 2016
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Over the years, the Hispanic community has grown to be a major force within the U.S. economy. In 2015, the Hispanic population in the United States spent $1.3 trillion on consumer products — a number that’s projected to grow to $1.7 trillion by 2020. Over time, Hispanic Americans have developed a strong presence across a […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 17, 2016

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If you think drug misuse and abuse doesn’t affect everyone, think again.  It’s an escalating problem spreading to all corners of our communities and across all socioeconomic levels, ethnicities, and ages. The business community in Florida is no different, and has been severely affected by prescription opioid abuse in particular.   Prescription opioid abuse and addiction […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 21, 2016
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Establishment momentum is building for the Competitive Workforce Act, with the Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce signing on in support Thursday. “As Florida’s first, and only, statewide business advocacy organization concentrated on the Hispanic business community, we strongly support passing the Competitive Workforce Act,” said FSHCC President and CEO Julio Fuentes. “Hispanics have powered Florida’s […]


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