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About the Hispanic Business Council

Stella Siracuza
HBC President

CEO of Tomato Express Inc. - A family owned and operated supermarket established for 27 years,
dedicated to bringing specialties of Latin American with main focus on South America.

Realtor Licensed – Central Realty Group & Properties , since 2013

Business Manager/Consultant – JNR & P LLC

2018 Chair Woman of the Hispanic Business Council of Kiss/Osceola Chamber of Commerce On the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Business Council since 2012

Community Involvement:
Business LiaAging, the Osceola Council on Aging , 2012-2013
Supporter and sponsor of Community Vision Inc.

Participating Committees Hispanic Heritage Fund of Metro Orlando

Compadre Award – 2016 Gala Osceola Kiss/Osceola Chamber of Commerce

Responsible for bringing awareness of the need of a traffic light on the corner of Osceola Pkwy and Old
Dixie Road, which ultimately resulted in the installation of such.

Mission Statement: “Champions for Business and Community”
Vision: “Leading a Prosperous Regional Economy”
Values: Creating Opportunity * Embracing Heritage * Building Unity

Founded in 1924, the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce represents approximately 900 small, medium and large companies, organizations and governments.
From cattle operations going back generations, to entrepreneurs just getting their companies started, the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce includes virtually every type of business.
Our members count on us to be the voice of Osceola County business at all levels of government. We advocate on behalf of our members for a business climate that enables them to succeed at growing their bottom line.

Hispanic Population in Kissimmee

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We are here to help you grow your business by creating networking events where you can share what your business is all about.

About the Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber

We are the Hispanic Business Council and proud to be part of the Kissimmee Chamber of Commerce here below is their story, our story.
The Hispanic Business Council (HBC) of the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce was established in 1996.

The Council was founded by Guillermo Hansen, Commissioner, Ken Shipley and Tom White. It started with 7 board members and now has approximately 30 board members and 120 members. Since its inception, the Council has provided the Hispanic community leadership, education, networking, and marketing opportunities. Through the various educational events, the HBC discusses topics such as health, and government affairs with respect to how they relate to its members and the Central Florida Hispanic Community. The unparalleled networking events provide our members the opportunity to meet other business owners and get involved to maintain a competitive edge and receive valuable information and increase their profits. The HBC invites all Central Florida business owners to join our upcoming events and take advantage of all that is available to our Chamber Members.

The Hispanic Business Council Board of Directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 11:30 am (meetings are closed; use the contact information below for more information).
Meet your new friends
Business is what we do but we do it together.

Becoming a member of the Hispanic Business Council will give you many opportunities to make positive business connections that would better your business an the community.

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We are here to stay
Just how we like it.

We are part of this community and want to help businesses grow in Kissimmee / Osceola county.

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TThe Hispanic Business Council (HBC) hosts four major events throughout the year; Three Kings Day, Business Under the Stars, Viva Osceola and Gala Osceola.

The HBC is very proud to have hosted the events within the last 20 years. Throughout the years, these events have captured increasing participation from the Kissimmee/Osceola Business Community. The main goal for hosting the events is to unite the community as one and join efforts to help area businesses succeed. Through the networking opportunities that are provided, the HBC intends to cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit into the business community in an environment of cooperation and comradery. The HBC also hosts other events throughout the year including Wake Up Entrepreneur and “Noche Latina”. All events are also channels for fundraising which provide the opportunity for the Hispanic Business Council to support a scholarships program and the business community through education and networking opportunities. The Council welcomes all donations, volunteers and specific events sponsors to support its mission, vision and goals.