OC/Inland Empire 2017 SBA Award Winners
Apr26

OC/Inland Empire 2017 SBA Award Winners

The U.S. Small Business Administration, Santa Ana District Office is pleased to announce the following individuals, businesses and organizations will be honored as recipients in the Agency’s annual Small Business Week awards program: Small Business Persons of the Year – Gregory Christy, Co-founder & CEO and Julie Christy, Co-founder & CFO,  Brite Ideas; Rancho Santa Margarita Small Business Person of the Year Finalist – John...

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Honorees of 2016 Estrella Awards Announced
Mar05

Honorees of 2016 Estrella Awards Announced

The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Winners for Its Annual Black Tie Estrella Awards Fundraising Event The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts the Estrella Awards annually to continue assisting the Hispanic business community and to recognize the outstanding contributions in the fields of business, community, and education.  Representatives and community leaders from Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and...

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Update | Hispanic SBDC in Orange County
Jun11

Update | Hispanic SBDC in Orange County

Host Announced for Newly Created Hispanic SBDC in Orange County The Lead Center for the Orange County / Inland Empire SBDC, hosted by California State University, Fullerton awarded the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as the new host for the Hispanic Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Orange County. “CSUF is proud to name the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as the Hispanic Serving Small Business...

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Mike Sabellico | 2014 Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
May26

Mike Sabellico | 2014 Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year

Service-Disabled Veteran Small Business Owner, Chapter President for California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Alliance, Orange County SBDC Consultant helps veterans start and grow businesses Mike Sabellico, President and CEO of Vanguard Global Solutions and Chapter President for the California Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise Alliance (California DVBE Alliance), has been selected to receive the 2014 Veteran Small Business...

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Stacey Sanchez | 2014 SBA Financial Services Champion of the Year
May24

Stacey Sanchez | 2014 SBA Financial Services Champion of the Year

Few individuals can claim to have done more to improve the ability for small and micro businesses in the Santa Ana District to access capital than CDC Small Business Finance’s Senior Community Loan Officer, Stacey Sanchez, which is why this year Sanchez will receive the agency’s 2014 Financial Services Champion of the Year Award. Sanchez, who lives in Costa Mesa and was nominated for the award by Leila Mozaffari, Director of the...

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Teresa Mercado-Cota | 2014 Minority Small Business Champion of the Year
May12

Teresa Mercado-Cota | 2014 Minority Small Business Champion of the Year

Teresa Mercado-Cota Selected as 2014 Minority Small Business Champion of the Year Teresa Mercado-Cota, Executive Board member of the National Hispanic Business Women Association, and Assistant Dean of Student Services at Santa Ana College, has been selected to receive the 2014 Minority Small Business Champion of the Year Award from the Small Business Administration, Santa Ana District Office.  Mercado-Cota was nominated for the award...

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