Ernesto Perez

In the spotlight for this edition, we focus on Ernesto Perez. If you were to call Ernesto a Guanaco, this would represent a demonym or a typical word or name used to refer to Salvadorans. Ernesto was born in El Salvador, a country smaller than the state of Massachusetts. Yes, he was born in El [...]

2019-12-04T15:08:59+00:00December 4th, 2019|Member Spotlight|

Willie Diefenbach-Jones

This month’s spotlighted member Willie Diefenbach-Jones grew up with humble beginnings living in the countryside near Kankakee, Illinois. It would not be erroneous to say that Willie was a farm girl comfortable among her family that was raising cattle, hogs, chickens, corn and soybeans. School days were local before she journeyed to Southern Illinois University [...]

2019-10-30T10:22:28+00:00October 30th, 2019|Member Spotlight|

Michael Smith

Our featured member this segment is a tall, gregarious man who since joining the Chamber in 2018, has been seen frequently at breakfast connections, business after hours, ribbon cuttings and more. Making friends and business contacts comes easy for Michael because he is a good networker. On joining the Chamber, he says “I joined the [...]

2019-09-30T17:04:02+00:00September 30th, 2019|Member Spotlight|

Candice Rodriguez

Our featured member profile this time belongs to Candice Rodriguez. Hailing from the Alamo City originally, (San Antonio for the uninitiated), Candice said “I came to Houston shortly after I was born!” She grew up in Houston and attended local schools plus doing her college work at Lone Star, Texas A&M and Houston Community College. [...]

2019-08-13T10:31:29+00:00August 13th, 2019|Member Spotlight|