FWHCC Ambassadors

The FWHCC Ambassadors are a highly visible, prestigious group of volunteers who serve as the Chamber’s primary liaison to new Chamber members and the community. They are considered the goodwill arm of the Chamber and play an essential role in member recruitment, communication, and retention.
Adrian Cantu
ACE Physio & Performance, PLLC
Physical Therapist
Dr. Adrian Cantu, physical therapist and CEO of ACE Physio & Performance, PLLC, specializes in returning everyday athletes to their active lives without pain medication, injections, or surgery. Dr. Cantu is Fellowship trained through the Institute for Athlete Regeneration and is currently pursuing his Fellowship with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. While Dr. Cantu is not working in his practice, he works with Texas Ballet Theater as a contract physical therapist, volunteers as a Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Ambassador, and volunteers with the Joshua Area Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Cantu enjoys bowling, learning to play golf, and spending time with his wife.
Glenda Diaz
Glenda Diaz - Keller Williams Realty

I am a FWHCC Ambassador, TCU MBA and Tarleton alum and your local real estate advisor. I can help you with your real estate needs from buying your first home to buying your next investment property. If you have any questions regarding real estate I would love to connect. 

Susie Garcia
Texas Title - Mansfield
Branch Manager
Marifer Myers
Branch Manager
Tanisia Castillo Queppet
Bilingual Notary Real Estate Services
Scott Castillo
City of Fort Worth
Code Compliance & Official Bilingual Translator

Native New Yorker Scott is a highly decorated United States Army Airborne Ranger having joined after 9/11 who served in several combat tours. He received B.A. from Texas A&M (College Station) and M.P.A. from Bernard Baruch (NYC). Scott is experienced in corporate and non-profit sectors, served in government for more than a decade including Deputy Commissioner of Nassau County Veterans Services Agency, Community Service Representative for Latino Affairs, for County Executive's Office and as Corporate Banker for Bank of New York Mellon. Scott now has the privilege of working with the city of Fort Worth in Code Compliance and is eager to serve as an ambassador for the FWHCC.

Rafael Peralta
Funerales USA
Tatiana Rodriguez - Cook
CVG Construction Management DFW
Managing Director
International Real Estate Development Professional and Project Manager offering 20+ years’ experience in site selection, Master Plans, property management, construction and franchisee/subsidiary relationships for multinational companies including Walmart, McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Wendy’s. Background presenting to boards and senior executives on strategic planning. Knowledge of strategies for new locations, major remodels, business centers, warehouses, distribution centers and international airports. Expert project management skills in greenfield and remodel retail and commercial construction. Strong understanding of scheduling, commercial bidding, negotiations and architecture. Academic degrees in architecture, civil engineering, and project management.  Full bilingual fluency in English and Spanish. Degree in Architecture.
Magdalena Villarino
Schalizabeth Albizu
Business Development Specialist
Greg Alvarado
Spectrum Reach
Advertising Account Executive

Cable TV Media | Streaming TV Ads | Video Production | Online Audience Targeting | Search Marketing

Our company provides local businesses the opportunity to reach their ideal customer by utilizing top cable networks such as ESPN, FoxNews, HGTV, Food Network among many others; as well as top national websites and using them to target your business footprint geographically all the way down to zip code level to eliminate advertising waste. In short, we provide the platform to reach your consumers and help you grow your business. We can create and build your messaging and place it in front of your potential clients that reside in your trade area.
Josefina Hirsch
Elevate LLC
Bilingual Certified Professional Life Coach, CPC

Born in Argentina. Fluent in Spanish and English. Life Coach, MA in Clinical PsychologyMy passion is to help clients to navigate and overcome personal, cultural, and professional challenges to move forward in life and reach their full potential so they can learn and practice the tools they need to change an obstacle into opportunity.

Jessica Bonilla
Girl Friday FW (GFFW)
Virtual Assistant
Cristal Hernandez
Hernandez Grants & Consulting LLC
Juan Acosta
Juan Manuel Acosta - RJ Williams & Co Real Estate

Meet Juan Manuel, one of the best Dallas-Fort Worth accomplished bilingual Realtors. He was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to Texas to complete his degree as an Electrical Engineer obtaining a Master’s Degree in Microelectronics from The University of Texas at Dallas. 

After ten years as a successful business owner, highly satisfied clients and referrals sparked his passion for the real estate industry. He also serves as an ambassador with the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and enjoys working with Social groups and different organizations. With perseverance to help his community, Juan Manuel ignites his dedication and determination to provide excellent real estate service with integrity, professionalism and trust.

He strives to listen to every clients wants and needs and cater to them every step of the way to getting their dream home. Give him a call to discuss your options, whether you are buying or selling in DFW area!

Adriana Hinojosa
Parkland Health
Program Manager, Inclusion & Supplier Diversity
Raymond Bonilla
Raymond Bonilla-Liberty Mutual Insurance
Migchael Rivera
Valenta BPO Solutions
Managing Partner
Mike Rivera has more than 13 years of experience serving businesses, private enterprises, and government entities in a diverse range of functional areas such as risk management, credit & collection, customer experience, process improvement and organizational excellence. Mike has significant third-party vendor management experience, most recently as VP of Supplier Oversight for Santander Consumer USA.

Having partnered with Valenta BPO as a Managing Partner in the DFW area, Mike has a strong focus on helping businesses grow and manage risk through embracing technology and digital transformation.
David Umanzor
Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation
Program Manager for BIPOC Initiatives
David Umanzor is a suicide prevention instructor, trained interventionist, and an advocate for mental health issues faced by Latinos in Tarrant County. 


Eben Fernandez
Knights of Columbus Insurance - Stark Agency
Ruby Moreno
Happy State Bank
Mortgage Lender
Michael Dimas
Customer Operations Executive
Flo Salazar
Firehouse Auto Sales, LLC
Daisy Valk-Lopez, MSW
University of Texas at Arlington
Recruitment Coordinator
Silvana Rosero
Laguna Media Group
President & CEO
Diego Huerta
Juan Manuel Acosta - RJ Williams & Co Real Estate
Valerie Vincent
Merit Mortgage
Mortgage Loan Officer
Hello, I’m Valerie, Mortgage Loan Officer with Merit Mortgage!  We are a local, trusted brokerage who shops all the competition for you, whether you’re a client or realtor!  I'm happy to take part in one of the biggest investments of clients' lives-home ownership.  I'm bilingual in Spanish and English.  Ambassador with FWHCC.  Please let me know how I may assist you!  
Miriam Rodriguez
Miriam Rodriguez - State Farm Insurance
Linda Lopez
Texas Taco & Tamale Co.
Juan Carlos Barcena
6 Pillars Financial Services
Financial Professional
Claudia Fernandez
Su Kaza Realty LLC
Marketing Director

Claudia developed an interest in real estate while employed as an engineering technician and working on land development projects for over 10 years. Claudia is now a full time realtor providing her absolute dedication to client’s best interests.

Claudia believes in developing trusting relationships by listening and comprehending each client’s unique circumstances. Her attention to detail and organization skills enable her to act as a strong advocate for her clients to accomplish their goals.

Family is important to Claudia. She believes that home is where the family gathers, so therefore finding the right home is such an important choice. But having the right agent makes that journey and choice much easier.

Natalia Dominguez
CARCON Industries
Procurement and MWBE Outreach
Valerie Vincent
Happy State Bank
Mortgage Business Development
Hello, I’m Valerie, Mortgage Loan Originator with American National Bank of Texas!  I'm happy to take part in one of the biggest investments of clients' lives-home ownership.  I'm bilingual in Spanish and English.  Certified Notary Public.  Ambassador with FWHCC.  Please let me know how I may assist you!  I look forward to hearing from you!
John Arriaga
Amegy Bank
CRA, Commercial Lending
John grew up in Fort Worth and is passionate about the city and its growth.  Inspired by his family to become involved with the community he jumped at the chance to be an Ambassador with the FWHCC.  John is a person that believes in teamwork and team building.  A banking professional with 18 years in both retail and business banking.  He appreciates his mentors and colleagues for the opportunity to learn from and setting an example for who John wants to be.  John can be found at any golf course, usually yelling “Fore!” but enjoying the camaraderie it brings. 
Alex Garavaglia
Comerica Bank
Vice President | Banking Center Manager
Lestra Carlisle
Juan Torres
Lendio DFW
President & Owner

Juan is a native of Fort Worth and an entrepreneur focused on establishing a local entrepreneurial ecosystem. The last 10+ years, he has successfully led strategic sales operations in the luxury, international business, and financial industries, which equip him with a valuable perspective in business. His next milestone is to accelerate the North Texas economy by helping small businesses access capital and funding for their next big move! As a small business owner himself, he understands that business owners have a shared mission to innovate, take risks, and grow, so there's no one size-fits-all way of doing things.  Visit www.LendioDFW.com to learn more.

Steven Brenes
Texas Capital Bank
V.P. Relationship Manager
Denise Enriquez
Spectrum Business
Account Executive
Dresden Eddleman
Guaranty Bank & Trust
Business Development Officer
Aura Recuero
Jessica Perez
Larini Artistry LLC