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You're Invited to meet the
Acting Director of the
Minority Business Development Agency Miguel Estién this
Friday, October 15th at 1:30 p.m. ET!
On Friday, October 15th at 1:30 p.m. ET, please join the USHCC and Reimagine Main Street as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Miguel Estién, Acting Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Ramiro A. Cavazos, President & CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce!
We look forward to having you join us for this important conversation.
About the Speakers
Miguel Estién
Miguel Estién serves as the Acting National Director for the Minority Business Development Agency at the Department of Commerce. His 20-year professional trajectory in business and financial services was shaped by his time with GE Capital, where he structured multi-billion dollar transactions and led general management efforts in the corporate lending space, in roles such as Managing Director leading the working capital lending business in Mexico and Head of Strategy for GE’s commercial finance division in Latin America. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Puerto Rico, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude; an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and a Master’s Degree from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service. Miguel, his wife, and two kids reside in Washington, DC.
Ramiro A. Cavazos 
Ramiro A. Cavazos is the President and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Previously, he served as the President & CEO of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for 10 years. With his expertise in economic development, he has served as the Director of Economic Development for the City of San Antonio, Director of Research and Economic Development for the UT Health Science Center, and as the Global Public Affairs Manager for the Levi Strauss Company and Foundation for the Texas, Mexico, and Latin America region. Ramiro has a Master of Public Administration from St. Mary’s University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Government from The University of Texas at Austin. A native of Weslaco in the Rio Grande Valley, he is a 7th generation Texan. Ramiro and his wife Christa are parents of two boys, 15 and 12 years old.
About the
United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) actively promotes the economic growth, development, and interests of more than 4.7 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $800 billion to the American economy every year. It advocates on behalf of its national network of more than 260 local chambers and business associations nationwide, and also partners with major American corporations. 

The USHCC mission is to build an ecosystem to accelerate Hispanic business growth and prosperity​​. Our vision is to be the leading voice to advance Hispanic business potential to drive our American economy.

Visit our website to learn more about our focus areas and priorities:
About the U.S. Department of Commerce
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) 
The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is the only federal agency solely dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of minority business enterprises.

MBDA programs, services, and initiatives focus on helping MBEs grow today, while preparing them to meet the industry needs of tomorrow.

MBDA invests in a national network of MBDA Business Centers, Specialty Centers, and Grantees. Our programs offer customized business development and industry-focused services to provide greater access to capital, contracts and markets.

Visit their website to learn more: