Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  /  Newsletter - March 2016 
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  • Networking
  • Business Development
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Procurement 'How To' Opportunities
  • Marketing / Business Promotion - B2B
  • Resource/Facilitator
  • Product & Service Discounts
  • Business After Hours, Young Professionals/ Affinity Groups
  • Professional Advancement and Training Programs 
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Committee Participation 

The NAHCC member  engagement committee  invites you to join.  Email us 
with your  choice of committee o r call 
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  • Economic Development 
  • Education/Community Development
  • Government Relations
  • Programs & Special Events
  • Member Relations
  • Fundraising
March happenings
  • March 9: How to get funding for your Business @SBA in partnership with SCORE
  • March 10: Supplier Diversity Coffee Connection @Belmont
  • March 12: Hispanics & Civic Engagement:The Exponentially Growing Power of the Latino Vote Presentation by Yuri Cunza and Mario Ramos @Flatrock Coffee, Tea & More
  • March 16: Health & Human Services Federal Contracting Conference @TSU
  • March 22: Nashville Locals networking happy hour event in partnership with NAHCC @Sam's Sports Grill
  • March 23: Small Business Symposium with USPS @Opryland Hotel Nashville
  • March 29: 17th Annual Membership Meeting & Chairman's Reception
  • April 7: NAHCC BOD meeting 
Visit our online calendar to learn more about NAHCC events and programs.

Strategic Partnerships

NAHCC partners with Belmont University Executive Education. Click  HERE


NAHCC partnership with Nashville Film Festival celebrates 46th anniversary 
Click  HERE  to learn more.


NAHCC Partners with NAWBO-Nashville   Click  HERE  for more.

NAHCC Named National SBA Partner to Increase Support for Hispanic Entrepreneurs 
Click  HERE  for more.
Green Builds Business Training helps Hispanic Entrepreneurs Go Green.  Click  HERE   for more.


Click HERE  for full description

Investment Executive
Accountable for overall production, coaching, training, and developing a team of licensed retail bankers. May handle large book of clients with more complex financial profiles. Accountable for sales of full range of securities products, and achieve targeted securities fee income goals within assigned territory. Design and customize coaching sessions to train bankers on investment strategies and product solutions. 

Customer Service Representatives
Seeking dedicated Banking Customer Service Reps to provide excellent customer service in daily transactions, customer inquiries and problem resolution in accordance with Fifth Third Bank policies. As a Banking Customer Service Rep with Fifth Third Bank, you will refer customers to the appropriate business partners for product and service needs uncovered during business transactions and/or conversations. 

Mortgage Loan Originator:  Nashville, Brentwood, Maryland Farms, Cool Springs, TN
Within a market defined by Distribution Strategies as low penetration, performs a wide range of duties relating to the origination of residential 1st mortgage loans from branch offices and outside referrals. Meets standards and objectives defined by management for mortgage loan sales and cross-selling objectives. Assumes overall responsibility for the residential mortgage loan from application to closing.

Questions? Please contact 
Maritza Cordero, PHR  
Talent Acquisition Consultant - Professional Fifth Third Bank 
Mortgage Recruiting - Midsouth

NAHCC's 17th Annual Membership Meeting
Click HERE for survey. Click HERE to renew your membership

Yuri Cunza
President & CEO
Our 17th Annual Membership is around the corner, and it is with great pleasure that we at the NAHCC invite you to join us in celebrating our new and exciting initiatives for the year. 

Learn about  our strategic plan for 2016/17, lead by our Chairman Luis Parodi,  new partnerships and programs, our financial report, and meet our newly elected Board of Directors and Officers

In addition, we are very excited about having our newly elected 7th Mayor or Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, The Honorable Megan Barry and Michael Anastasi, the new Executive Editor of The Tennessean and Vice President/News, for TN Media of the USA TODAY NETWORK as guest speakers.

I t has been our mission "to serve as a bridge" between communities, thanks to you, we can continue our work. 

Thank you for being part of our growth and success! 
You Are Invited!

March 22: Join the NAHCC at Nashville Locals 
f or Business Networking @Sam's Sports Grill
NAHCC Chairman Luis Parodi, featured on 
inaugural issue of Executive Nashville Magazine
Congratulations to our Board Chair Luis Parodi, on his feature interview in the inaugural issue of Executive Nashville
"Hispanic businesses are revitalizing large parts of the city that were impacted significantly with the last economic recession and are adding value with the investments and efforts made, which is critical for the growth of our city." Well said! (Click to read story)

Executive Magazine is the new publishing project by Joey Amato who launched UNITE magazine a few years ago with great success.

Visit Executive Magazine online HERE
Successful Supplier Diversity Coffee 
Connection  at Belmont University
Belmont's Office of Community Relations and Welcome Home Team hosted minority suppliers interested in participating in the university's Supplier Diversity Pilot Program last Thursday March 10 a at a Coffee Connection event. The Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a resource partner for Belmont University on this initiative. If you are interested or have questions, please email: [email protected] or click on image below.

March 23: US Postal Service Forum for Small Business @Opryland Hotel
Are you interested in learning about how mail can help you grow your business?
Don't miss this unique free opportunity to develop new customers and increase sales through partnerships with the USPS!
The USPS will host a Small Business Symposium on Wednesday, March 23rd at the National Postal Forum. The symposium will begin at 8 am with a continental breakfast and conclude at 12:00 pm. This exclusive event is being held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
If you are interested in this free unique opportunity - REGISTER NOW! - and select Small Business Symposium Registration select the "Other Discount" check box on the next page and enter the following  promo   code  in the discount box -  SB2016!  -  in order to receive your  COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION.

NAHCC members are invited to register for this USPS Small Business Symposium (SBA and resource partners as presenters) FREE at the Opryland Hotel  It includes breakfast and, complimentary admission into the Exhibit Hall with over 300 vendors, and government contractors with the USPS.

MTSU's Center for Popular Music presents: 
An Evening of Conjunto Music
Featuring legendary musicians Lorenzo Martinez 
and Ramon "Rabbit" Sanchez
Iconic masters of the Tejano style called conjunto, Lorenzo Martinez (accordion) and Ramon "Rabbit" Sanchez (bajo sexto) will share their music and many wonderful stories about this rich tradition of Mexican-American music. This is a rare opportunity to hear these Texas musicians outside of their home state. Scholar and festival organizer Dr. Dan Margolies, who has worked with these musicians and been involved with the Texas music folk music scene for many years, will be on hand to moderate and provide historical and cultural context.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 /  7:30 pm  Click HERE for full details.
Tennessee Room, James Union Building  Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN  37232   -Hosted by Dr. Dan Margolies / Free admission

March 17: ScaleUp Nashville deadline extended 
NAHCC joins  as partner in new accelerator program for  small businesses in  Middle Tennessee
The deadline to apply for ScaleUp has been extended. If your small business is ready to grow? This is perfect for you. Sign up today!
ScaleUp is a FREE SBA-funded business accelerator for businesses between $150,000-$700,000 in revenue.  If you are a chamber member interested in joining the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Administration, and partner organizations in this new accelerator program for the small businesses of Middle Tennessee, call or email us. 

Visit the ScaleUp Nashville website to learn more about the program.

ScaleUp Nashville is a competitive training program exclusively for Middle Tennessee's small businesses. This six-month SBA-funded program assists growth-oriented small businesses grow revenue, build staff, and expand services.  Interested? Please call us 615-216-5737
March 22: Social Media Intro for Entrepreneurs
and Marketing Professionals
Social Media Intro for Entrepreneurs and Marketing Professionals workshop of Volunteer State Community College's Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN in Building 300. Registration is required. Reserve online. $10, payable at the workshop.

Click HERE to register.
NAHCC Board  2016 Strategic Planning Retreat
  Just a few weeks ago, the  N ashville A rea Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  board of directors held its 2016 strategic planning retreat. The NAHCC leadership worked with Center for Non Profit Management facilitator Deb Palmer George owner of Palmer Solutions. Exciting news regarding chamber programs and events to be announced next month at our annual membership meeting. Meet the NAHCC leadership HERE .
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