The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced David Gomez, President and CEO of David Gomez & Associates, as Board Convention Chairman of the 2013 USHCC National Convention. The annual event is the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in America and a forum to address the most important challenges and opportunities affecting our nation’s small business community. The Convention will take place September 15-17 in Chicago, IL.
“The USHCC is proud to have Mr. David Gomez serve as this year’s Board Convention Chairman. Mr. Gomez is not only an industry expert, but also a champion for utilizing an inclusive methodology within his recruiting services for our nation’s Fortune 500 companies, as well as healthcare and government organizations,” said USHCC Chairman & CEO Javier Palomarez.
Gomez founded David Gomez & Associates, Inc. (DG&A) in 1978, a retained executive search firm that has greatly enhanced the human capital consulting industry over the past 35 years, by being technologically innovative and filling positions in a third of the time in today’s rapidly changing marketplace. DG&A prides itself in partnering with their clients to create a more targeted approach with the mindset of developing long-term strategic hiring solutions. He is a respected voice in national and trade publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Latino Leaders and Dinero magazines.
Gomez formerly served as a Region IV chair and was previously USHCC Board of Directors Nominations & Governance Chair. Throughout his career, he has garnered numerous accolades, including Minorities in Business’ Entrepreneurial Spirit Award and Hispanic Businesses’ Corporate Elite Award.
“Mr. Gomez exemplifies leadership in the private sector, ensuring our nation’s brightest and most qualified minority talent have a seat at the table. Not only does our community benefit from his work, but our nation’s top organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to the federal government, are greatly enriched by diversifying their workforce. David’s work demonstrates that diversity and inclusion is not only a good practice, it is a great business practice. The USHCC is honored by his service as a member of our Board of Directors and as Board Convention Chair,” said USHCC Chairman Marc Rodriguez.
The USHCC National Convention is the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in the United States. It serves as the premier networking venue for building relationships and establishing strategic partnerships with Hispanic entrepreneurs, government agencies, procurement officers, corporate representatives, community leaders and chamber executives.