WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USHCC applauds board member Tony Jimenez, Founder, President and CEO of MicroTech, for being recognized as a Top Corporate Influential by Hispanic Business Magazine. The magazine highlights America's most influential Hispanics in six distinct categories: Academic, Arts and Entertainment, Corporate, Diversity, Government & Miscellaneous.
"We are grateful for the tremendous contributions of Tony Jimenez," says USHCC President and CEO, Javier Palomarez. "He has been incredibly generous with his leadership and guidance and is a powerful ally to our organization, and a paragon of success within the Hispanic business community."
Due to his expertise as a leader in technology solutions and systems integration, both George W. Bush during his presidency and President Barack Obama have sought advice from Mr. Jimenez regarding matters of economic importance. He currently serves as an adviser to the Obama administration on the U.S. Department of Commerce National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise.
In addition to being recognized in this latest article, Hispanic Business magazine previously ranked Jimenez's company as the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Hispanic-Owned Business (2009-2011); other recent accolades include being highlighted as the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Solutions Provider in the U.S., and the National "Public Sector Integrator of the Year." A leader in its field, MicroTech ranks No. 1 in revenue on Washington Technology's Fast 50 List with a $330 million increase in revenue since 2007. This is MicroTech's fourth consecutive year on the prestigious list.
"The USHCC's Board is made up of highly respected and successful Hispanic business leaders from across the nation and Hispanic Business Magazine's acknowledgement of our very own Tony Jimenez further illustrates the value of our leadership," Palomarez adds. "We applaud Hispanic Business Magazine for making the work of phenomenal and inspiring individuals like Tony Jimenez even more widely recognized and for their tireless efforts to increase the profile of Hispanic business – the fastest growing entrepreneurial segment in America."
About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of more than 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that combined generate in excess of $465 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers and business associations in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.ushcc.com.
SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce