The Latin Business Association is proud to have been partnered with


in presenting the

2012 Latino Business Awards Luncheon
January 24, 2012

11:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.


The Omni Hotel
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tel: (800) 843-6664

The Latin Business Association wishes to congratulate the Los Angeles Business Journal for their elegant and highly successful 2012 Latino Business Awards Luncheon and salute all the Latino Business Awards Recipients!

The LBA is proud to have been selected as a Promotional Partner by the Los Angeles Business Journal in presenting the 2012 Latino Business Awards, which took place January 24, 2012 at the beautiful Omni Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

Last year, over 500 executives participated in honoring the 2011 class of Latino business leaders. For the third year, businesses and individuals were sought within the Latino business community that set an example of excellence throughout Los Angeles County.

Businesses must be at least 50% Latino-owned and operated to qualify. All finalists will be recognized within the pages of the Los Angeles Business Journal and the winners published in the January 30, 2012 edition.

Businesses and organizations are recognized in the following categories:

    Small Private Company, Small Public Company, Large Private Company, Large Public Company, Non-profit, Advocacy and Lifetime Achievement.

2012 Latino Business Awards Finalists:

AbilityFirst East Los Angeles Center; Acento Advertising; All Access Events, LLC;
American Veteran, Inc.*; Anna’s Cleaning Service; AquaBio Environmental Technologies*, Inc.; California Coach Auto Body, Inc.; Camelo Jello*; Cordoba Corporation; Dugally Oberfeld; Dura Flooring, Inc.*; East Valley Community Health Center, Inc.*; Eco Rico Entertainment, LLC; El Clasificado (LBA Media Partner); Endpak Packaging Incorporated; F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.; Genesis Consultants, LLC; Heateflex Corporation; HM Carpet, Inc.*; ISI Translation Services; Juan J. Dominguez, A Professional Law Corporation; Latin Business Association; Latino Diabetes Association (LBA Community Partner); Lennova Industries*; Los Angeles Dodgers; Los Defensores; Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP; Madalyn’s Cupcakes*; Main Street Personal Finance Company ; National Latina Business Women Association; Nopaltilla, LLC*; Paisano Meat Incorporated; Para Los Niños; Pomona Quality Foam Inc.; Porto’s Bakery; ProAmerica Bank; PromoShop; PUENTE Learning Center; Roly’s Trucking Inc.; Saber Es Poder, Inc.; Sazon Latin Fusion; Sensis;
Sigue Corp.; South Central Family Health Center.

*LBA Member Company

Presenting the 2012 Latino Business Award Recipients!

Shown left to right: Matthew A. Toledo- Publisher/CEO of the Los Angeles Business Journal; Raul Porto of Finalist Porto’s Bakery (accepting for Jose Gavina of F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.); Georgina Maldonado; Rita Cruz Gallegos; Jaime Jarrin; Martha de la Torre; Joe Badame (spouse to Martha de la Torre and co-founder of El Clasificado); Luis Marquez; Leonard Ortiz; and Betty Uribe- Executive Vice President- Business and Personal Banking of California Bank and Trust.

  • Small Private Company Award (under $2 million Gross Revenue): Genesis Consultants, LLC- Georgina Maldonado and Rita Cruz Gallegos
  • Small Private Company Award ($2-10 million G.R.): (LBA Member) Lennova Industries- Leonard Ortiz- Pres./CEO
  • Medium-Sized Private Company Award ($10-25 million G.R.): (LBA Media Partner) El Clasificado- Martha de la Torre- CEO
  • Large Private Company Award ($25+ million G.R.): F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.- Jose Gavina- CEO
  • Nonprofit Organization Award: Puente Learning Center- Luis Marquez
  • Latino Spirit Award: Spanish-language broadcaster for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Baseball Hall of Fame Member Jaime Jarrin
  • Congratulations to the Winners!
    The LBA Salutes all the 2012 Latino Business Award Recipients for their Examples of Excellence, and reminds you to look for the Los Angeles Business Journal Publication January 30, 2012, featuring all the finalists and winners of the 2012 Latino Business Awards!

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    For information on future sponsorship opportunities with the Los Angeles Business Journal, please call (323) 549-5225.