2013 LBA Sol Business Awards Gala



The Latin Business Association is proudly celebrating thirty-seven years of serving small business and the community through our commitment to the growth and success of Latin- and Minority-owned businesses.

It has been our great pleasure once again to present:



The 2013 LBA Sol Business Awards Gala
“Highlighting Business Excellence”

which took place

Thursday, October 10, 2013

at

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The Castaway Restaurant

1250 East Harvard Road
Burbank, CA 91501

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The 37th Annual LBA Gala was a tremendous success, and we congratulate all the Sol Business Awards Honorees!

Featured Masters of Ceremonies:


LBA BOD Member

David V. Cruz

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Weekdays, 3-7PM on KTLK AM1150 – A Clear Channel Station

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and

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Josefa Salinas

Bio of Josefa Salinas

The LBA Sol Business Awards Gala, our annual black-tie event, is one of the premier Latin business-networking events. The Gala recognizes and awards outstanding entrepreneurs and corporations for their achievements and contributions to the Latin Business Community.

Sol Business Awards Categories

The Sol Business Awards Gala traditionally presents the following honors:

  • LBA Business-of-the-Year:

    LESS THAN $1 MILLION (in Gross Annual Revenue)
    $1 to $5 MILLION REVENUE
    $5 to $10 MILLION REVENUE
    and OVER $10 MILLION REVENUE

  • LBA International Business-of-the-Year

    LESS THAN $1 MILLION
    Over $5 MILLION

  • LBA Corporation-of-the-Year

  • LBA Advocate-of-the-Year

ANNOUNCING THE 2013 GALA NOMINEES:

  • LESS THAN $1 MILLION
    Myself, Inc.
    Aura Toner Supplies, Inc.
    Spinnaker Loans, Inc.
    Boemba
  • $1 TO $5 MILLION
    Griselda’s Ventures, Inc.
    Nogales Psychological Counseling
    A and A Fabrication and Polishing
  • $5 TO $10 MILLION
    Dura Flooring, Inc.
    Lennova
  • Over $10 MILLION
    AlvaradoSmith, A Professional Corporation
    RMI International, Inc.

ANNOUNCING THE 2013 GALA HONOREES:

    LBA Business-of-the-Year- Less than $1 Million

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    Aura Toner Supplies, Inc.

    $1-5 Million
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    Griselda’s Ventures, Inc.

    $5-10 Million
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    Dura Flooring

    Over $10 Million
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    RMI International, Inc.

  • LBA CORPORATION-OF-THE-YEAR

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    Northrup Grumman

  • LBA ADVOCATE-OF-THE-YEAR

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    Byron K. Reed
    Senior Vice President
    Director Community Relations
    Los Angeles Metro/Orange County Region

    Wells Fargo & Company

    Bio of Byron K. Reed

  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS-OF-THE-YEAR- LESS THAN $1 MILLION

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      Memociones S.A. de C.V.

      Over $5 MILLION
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      Farmacias Milenio

    In addition, special Chairman’s Awards were also presented at the 2013 Gala
    by LBA Chairman Ruben Guerra.

    ANNOUCING THE 2013 SPECIAL CHAIRMAN’S AWARDS HONOREES:

    • Education
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      Corinthian Colleges, Inc.

      Corinthian Colleges, Inc is one of the largest for-profit, post-secondary education companies in North America, with more than 81,300 students at over 111 U.S. and Canadian campuses, offering short-term diploma and/or degree programs in a variety of popular career fields.

    • Health
      The California Endowment

      The California Endowment is a private, statewide health foundation with a mission to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.

    • Media
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      KFI AM 640

      LA and OC’s More Stimulating Talk Radio
      KFI, a member of the LBA Corporate Partner Clear Channel Family, is the most listened to radio station in los Angeles, the most listened to AM radio station, and the most listened to news/talk radio station in the country.

    • Non-Profit
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      VEDC- Valley Economic Development Center

      Creating and sustaining jobs and businesses in our communities by providing high-quality economic development services.

    • International Advocate-of-the-Year

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      Francisco Labastida Gómez De La Torre

      Coordinador General De Proyectos Estrategicos Del Gobierno De Sinaloa
      (Coordinator General of Strategic Projects of the Governor of the State of Sinaloa, Mexico)

    • Community Heroes



      About the LBA

      The Latin Business Association is one of the nation’s most-influential business associations, and the largest and most active Latin-based business trade organization in the U.S., based upon active membership and overall outreach to is members. The LBA represents the business interests of over 800,000 Latino-owned businesses in California.

      Watch for further details about the LBA Sol Business Awards Gala 2013, coming Thursday, October 10, 2013 to the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank, CA!

      Read about the elegant 2012 LBA Sol Business Awards Gala- Celebrating 36 Years! held September 13th at the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank, CA.

      Read about the extraordinary 35th Anniversary LBA Sol Business Awards Gala which took place October 8, 2011 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

      LBA Events and Benefits

      The LBA Sol Business Awards Gala 2013 is an LBA Signature Event. Read about other LBA Member Events, LBA Signature Events and LBA Partner Events and the Benefits of LBA Membership!

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