Statewide Hispanic Chamber announces 5 new board members

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey added five new members to its board of directors, the organization announced Monday.

The new members:

  • Luis Alamo, CEO, Alamo Insurance Group;
  • Monica Martinez-Milan, owner of Stumpy’s, Green Brook;
  • Arturo Osorio, associate professor of entrepreneurship, Rutgers Business School;
  • Blenda Pinto, director of government affairs, Northeast, United Airlines;
  • Lilia Rios, owner and director of project development, Grupo La Providencia.

Chamber Chairman Luis De La Hoz said the group will add to the depth of the organization.

“We welcome this group of accomplished professionals as part of our board of directors, and we look forward to working with them to keep enforcing our mission of promoting the continued growth and development of New Jersey businesses,” he said.

CEO and President Carlos Medina said the new members reflect the growth of the chamber.

“We are excited that our board has grown to its largest size in my memory,” he said. “The fact that we have also been able to attract both age- and gender-diverse candidates makes me most proud.

“It is important that our board reflect the diversity that exists within the Hispanic community.”

The Hispanic chamber is the voice of the more than 120,000 Latino businesses contributing more than $20 billion to the New Jersey economy. It is the largest chamber in the state.

Medina and De La Hoz said the chamber’s mission is to educate, train, advocate for its members in the political landscape, and provide procurement opportunities for all its members.