• Hispanic Business Leaders Committee (HBLC)

  • The Hispanic Business Leaders Committee's goal is to build relationships and promote the economic quality of life in the Sauk Valley area. Our mission is to provide leadership, education, networking, and marketing opportunities for Hispanic businesses, leaders, and students of our community.

    Areas of Focus:

    The membership consists of persons from all ethnic backgrounds. The HBLC is committed to meeting the needs of the Hispanic community by:

    • Promoting education

    • Supporting cultural events and providing the Hispanic community information about community events and activities.

    • Promoting leadership in the community

    • Assist businesses in accessing resources, marketing and promotion, and relevant information that will assist them as business owners.

  • Check out our new Bilingual Business Directory!  [picture of directory]

  • Committee Members:

  • Mary White
    Community State Bank

    Ana Salgado
    Sauk Valley Community College

    Theresa Hooper

    Mimi Hicks
    CGH Medical Center

    Cassandra Salmon
    Illinois State Bank

    Raquel Sifuentes
    YWCA of the Sauk Valley

    Sandy Cavazos
    US Bank

    Nancy Vock
    Whiteside County Health Department

    Tar Macias
    Hola America

    Rebecca Muñoz-Ripley
    YWCA of the Sauk Valley

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  • Melissa Ryan-Bergstrom
    Candlelight Inn

    Monique Castillo
    City of Sterling

    Roy Dern
    State Farm Insurance

    John Espinoza

    Aurelio Gallardo
    Aurelio's Bakery

    Brent Martin
    Allstate Family Insurance

    Alexis Rivera
    Sterling Public Schools

    Eduardo Blancas

    Elvita Brown

    Melissa Vlakancic
    University of Illinois Extension

    Tony Castillo
    Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA

  • Interested in becoming a member of the Hispanic Business Leaders Committee? Call the SVACC at 815-625-2400 or send us an email.

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