Who We Are

The RI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is an organization created to represent, promote and empower our growing Hispanic business community. Incorporated since 2016, this organization strives to support the needs of local businesses and build strong relationships between corporate America and the Hispanic-owned businesses in Rhode Island

Our mission

The Rhode Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is an organization created to represent, promote and empower the growing Hispanic business community.

Our vision

To be the premier Hispanic organization that promotes excellence and enhances opportunities to expand economic development, fostering a favorable business climate for the emerging markets in Rhode Island. We hope to become a resource center for Hispanic and minority owned businesses promoting prosperity, sustainability, and entrepreneurship among our members and the community.

Our purpose

The specific purposes for which the RI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is organized are:
To represent businesses, entrepreneurs and institutions committed to the economic development and success of the Hispanic business community.
All other activities consistent with the laws of the state of Rhode Island.

Our Services

Services

Business assistance to help our members grow and reach their goals. Helping them plan, register or market their business. Assistance applying for financial loans or grants. .

Advice

To represent businesses, entrepreneurs and institutions committed to the economic development and success of the Hispanic business community.

Networking

Expand the network of professional contacts. Thus, business and / or employment opportunities are generated.

Resources

All other activities consistent with the laws of the state of Rhode Island.

Board of Directors

Luis Torrado
Luis Torrado Chairman
Elvis Santana
Elvis Santana Secretary
Dariel Blanco
Dariel Blanco Treasurer
Veronica Baron
Veronica Baron Board at Large
Alyssa Giron-Peralta
Alyssa Giron-Peralta Board at Large
Christopher Calderon
Christopher Calderon Board at Large
 Carlos Vargas
Carlos Vargas Board at Large
 Carol Aguasvivas
Carol Aguasvivas Board at Large

Meet Our Team

Oscar Mejias
Oscar Mejias Chief Executive Officer
Sandra Ortiz
Sandra Ortiz Operations and Program Manager
Andrea Del Carmen
Andrea Del Carmen Operations Manager
Miguel Díaz
Miguel Díaz Membership Specialist
Francis Mueses
Francis Mueses Receptionist

Advisory Board

Dr. Pablo Rodriguez MD Advisory
Gonzalo Cuervo Advisory
Tomas Avila Advisory
Pablo Rodriguez-Masjoan Advisory
Ilhiana Rojas Advisory
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