• Hispanic Connections

    The Hispanic Connections Networking Group is a group of individual leaders and business owners committed to engaging with the Hispanic community of Woodstock and McHenry County. They work together collaboratively to foster awareness, cultural diversity and equality for the Hispanic Community bu offering educational and celebratory events focused on the Hispanic culture and and it's needs. The group is open to Hispanic and non-Hispanic participants sharing this vision.
    Olga Ortiz
    Berry Global Inc.
    Human Resources Manager
    I am a Human Resources Manager for Berry Global and have been empolyed with them for 27+ years. Berry Global is an injection molding manufacturer located in Woodstock. I have been a resident of Woodstock with my husband and daughter for the past 16 years. I am one of the founding members of Hispanic Connections, which is a team formed of Hispanic leaders and business owners promoting their organization. One of the team's objectives is to integrate the Hispanic population into the community by holding events such as Mexican Independence Celebration, Churros with Santa, Salsa Nights, and educational forums. I am  a board member of the McHenry County Workforce Investment Board and a member of the newly formed Apprenticeship Advisory Council within the Workforce Network. I am a strong member of the community and display my leadership by attending chamber mixers and volunteering at various events.
     
    Jim O'Leary
    Copy Express, Inc.
    President
    Krista Coltrin
    City of Woodstock
    Juanita Vega
    President
    Juanita Vega - MassMutual
    Financial Representative
    Matt Potts
    Culture, Arts & Music
    Alberto Perez
    D&A Salon Apothecary LLC
    Darrin Flynn
    D&A Salon Apothecary LLC
    Misty Marinier
    Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County Inc.
    Director
    Arturo Flores
    Success Realty Partners
    I am a local real estate agent and business owner, I am highly invested with Woodstock, the residents and the community.  I own Success Realty Partners and am a top real estate agent in the area, I have sold over 100 homes a year for the last 3 years. I truly love helping people buy or sell their homes.  2017 recipient of McHenry County's Best under 40, 2018 recipient of Woodstock Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year, 2018 Recipient of top 23/250 of National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.  I also love giving my time for different organizations like Hispanic Connections, which I have been a major contributor for the successful events held like The Mexican Independence Day celebration and Churros with Santa.  
    Teresa Flores
    Success Realty Partners
    Christina Landre
    Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County Inc.
    Arturo Flores
    Flores Banquets
    Teresa Flores
    Flores Banquets
    Christina Guerrero
    Culture, Arts & Music
    Marci Pena
    Botto, Gilbert Lancaster, P.C.
    Office Manager
    Francisco Botto
    Botto, Gilbert Lancaster, P.C.
    Attorney
    Victoria Gonzalez
    Victoria's Cleaning Service
    Gabriel Gonzalez
    Victoria's Cleaning Service
    Lillian Gonzalez
    Bruning & Associates, P.C.
    Danielle Gulli
    Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    President
    Giuseppe Merola
    American Family Insurance - Giuseppe Merola
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