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Contact Us

Get in touch with us by any of the means listed below or take a look at our calendar for upcoming events.

503.222.0280

503.243.5597

info@hmccoregon.com

Mailing Address

PO Box 1837

Portland, OR 97207

Main Office

333 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 100

Portland, OR 97204

Beaverton Office

4900 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 237


Beaverton, OR 97005

503.222.0280


By appointment only

Vancouver Office

805 SW Broadway St, Suite 230

Vancouver, WA 98660

360.450.9044


By appointment only

Our Mission.

The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber works with all members of the community to increase the economic advancement of Latinos in Oregon and SW Washington.

Our Vision

To bridge the economic and educational gaps experienced by Latinos in Oregon and SW Washington.

Activities

  • One-On-One Technical Assistance
  • Monthly Membership Luncheons
  • Keynotes with community leaders
  • After-Hour networking events
  • Business seminars
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Annual Latino Scholarship Awards
  • Hispanic Heritage Celebration
  • Employment, Contracting and Promotional Trade Show

Goals

  • Facilitate trade through public and private contracting
  • Increase business networking
  • Provide business education to members
  • Support economic and cultural understanding
  • Increase the Hispanic business community involvement
  • Improve the social and economic climate in Oregon
  • Access economic development programs, services, and resources

Board of Directors

Chamber Staff

Diana Nuñez

Diana Nuñez

President dnunez@hmccoregon.com
MaryAnn Potter

MaryAnn Potter

VP of Finance & Operations mpotter@hmccoregon.com
Jonath Colon

Jonath Colon

VP of Business & Economic Development jcolon@hmccoregon.com
Joel Gibbs

Joel Gibbs

Business Development COORD jgibbs@hmccoregon.com
Carlos Moreno

Carlos Moreno

Business Development COORD cmoreno@hmccoregon.com
Koira Ramirez

Koira Ramirez

Business Development COORD kramirez@hmccoregon.com
Paulina Salgado

Paulina Salgado

Business Development COORD psalgado@hmccoregon.com
Brenda Dittrich

Brenda Dittrich

Asset & Database COORD bdittrich@hmccoregon.com
Lisa Mujica

Lisa Mujica

Project COORD II lmujica@hmccoregon.com
Anna Torres

Anna Torres

Project COORD atorres@hmccoregon.com
Carmina Rodriguez Ruiz

Carmina Rodriguez Ruiz

Leadership Project COORD crodriguez@hmccoregon.com

Newsletter

The monthly Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Newsletter 'Business Matters' gives you business and community concerns from a Hispanic perspective. Feel free to peruse the past newsletters from the chamber or sign up to stay in touch with us. All availabile archives are available below.

December December Newsletter December HMC Holiday Card November November Newsletter October October Newsletter September September Newsletter August August Newsletter July July Newsletter June Keith Thomajan, President/ceo, United Way Of The Columbia-Willamette May Latino Leadership Program Applications Due April Gerardo Ochoa, Associate Director Of Financial Aid, Linfield College March Max Williams, Ceo & President, Oregon Community Foundation February Dr. Rudy Crew, Chief Education Officer January Newly Elected Portland Mayor Charlie Hales September Portland Mayoral Candidates Forum August Hispanic Heritage Celebration June Dr. Joseph Robertson, OHSU May Calendar of Events April Scholarship Awards Luncheon March Mike Golub, Portland Timbers February Closing the Educational Gap January Patrick Quinton, PDC December Happy Holidays! November 2012 Scholarship Application October NW Latino Leadership Conference September Hispanic Heritage Celebration August Under Secretary, Francisco Sanchez July Check out What's Happening at the Hispanic Chamber June Annual Membership Luncheon/Employment & Business Fair May Scholarship Awards Luncheon April 2011 Scholarship Award Winners March Paz Ramos, Principal, Alder Elementary School February Michael Reese, Chief of Portland Police January Arthur Balizan, Special Agent in Charge, F.B.I. December Happy Holidays! November Scholarship News October Jeff Cogen, Multnomah County Chair September Hispanic Heritage Month August An Invite to the Hispanic Heritage Dinner July Hispanic Chamber Current Events June John M. Haroldson, Benton County Da May 2010 Employment & Business Fair April Hispanic Chamber Now Accepting Latino Leadership Applications March Candidates for Metro President February Marc R. Levy, President & Ceo of United Way of the Columbia-Willamette January Attorney General, John Kroger December 2010 Scholarship Application Now Available November Donate to the Scholarship Fund October The Oregon Economy August Hispanics Shaping America Today July Member Recognition June Annual Membership Luncheon May Employment; Small Business Fair April Angel Lopez to Address Scholarship Winners April Schedule of Events March PSU President Wim Wiewel February Commissioner Nick Fish January Mayor Sam Adams July Annual Membership Meeting May Latino Employment & Business Fair April Hispanic Chamber's Scholarship Winners March Greg Chaille, President - the Oregon Community Foundation January Victor Merced, Director-Oregon Housing and Community Services December Holiday Salsa Dance October Multnomah County Chair September Hispanic Heritage Celebration July President of Oregon Health Sciences University May Employment, Contracting & Promotional Trade Show and the Portland Latino Career Fair April Governor Kulongoski to Address Hispanic Metropolitan Chambercholarship Winners March Oregon's Changing Demographics February Mayor of Hillsboro January Oregon Economic Development

Press Release

Peruse the chamber press release archive anytime you need to keep up with us.

October 2013

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber adds Velazquez to outreach to college bound students
October 2013

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber adds Serrano to inform businesses about Cover Oregon
April 2013

Press Release

2013 Scholarship Award Announcement
February 2013

Press Release

NALCAB Grant
May 2012

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber Board Elects New Member
June 2011

KUNP Univision Portland

Becas para estudiantes Hispanos
May 2011

Pacific University's Newsroom

Professional Psychology Student Ainara Echanove named one of 45 Hispanic Chamber scholars
April 2011

Chamber Event

2011 Employment & Business Fair flyer
April 2011

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber Annoucenes the Scholarship Winners
August 2010

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber Announces Latino Leadership Class V
July 2010

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber Commends Mayor Adams for Supporting Local Businesses
June 2010

Portland Business Journal

Hispanic program teaches business leaders
June 2010

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber Receives Grant From William G. Gilmore Fund
June 2010

Contact Info

Multnomah County Commissioner Contact Info
June 2010

Letter Template

SmartPark Support
June 2010

Letter

Management of SmartPark Garages
May 2010

Portland Business Journal

Business leaders differ on federal immigration reform
April 2010

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber announces 2010 Scholarship Award Winners 2010
February 2010

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber receives Grant from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund 2010
February 2010

Portland Business Journal

Hispanic chamber can now aid loan applicants
January 2010

Press Release

The Hispanic Chamber Elects New Board Member
January 2010

Hispanic Business Magazine

Roman Hernandez, former Chamber President, named to Top 100 Influentials in U.S. 2009
January 2010

Press Release

Hispanic Chamber Adds Business Development and Scholarship Coordinators
October 2009

Press Release

Members from the Hispanic Chamber meet with U.S. Senator Ron Wyden to discuss legislative issues
September 2009

KPTV Fox 12 News

Celebration over newly appointed Supreme Justice, Sonia Sotomayor
September 2009

Press Release

Leadership Program Announcement Class IV
July 2009

Press Release

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Dinner 2009
July 2009

Press Release

Chamber Board Elects New Officers
June 2009

KPTV Fox 12 News

Scholarship Luncheon 2009
February 2009

Oregon Business Magazine

Building Bridges
December 2008

Portland Business Journal

Hispanic Chamber Boss Lands Leadership Invite
March 2008

Press Release

Scholarship Coordinator
March 2008

Press Release

Leadership Program
August 2007

Press Release

Hispanic Heritage Celebration
August 2007

Press Release

Juan Cervantes
July 2007

Press Release

Board Elections
March 2007

Press Release

Scholarship Announcements
March 2007

Press Release

Q & A with Gale Castillo - Broken Link
February 2007

Press Release

Congresswomen Velasquez
February 2007

Oregonian Article

Sara Gonzalez - Broken Link
February 2007

Oregonian Article

Ahumada Photo - Broken Link
January 2007

Press Release

Endowment Fund
December 2006

Press Release

Revolving Loan Fund
August 2006

Press Release

Latino Leadership Program
March 2006

Press Release

Scholarship Announcements
October 2004

Hispanic Trends

Regional Report - Broken Link