NOVAHCC Executive Advisory Committe

Northern Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce relies on the expertise of our Executive Advisory Committee as a GPS that will guide us to serve proactively and effectively the business community we represent in Northern Virginia.

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Government Contracting

Promotes the 8(a) programs to help minority and other small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) to grow with NOVAHCC thru participation of solicitation for procurement with government matchmakings. This Committee will identify key government officials locally, statewide and federal stakeholders interested in delivering procurement readiness training to NOVAHCC members and helpingg us delivery of Government Contracting Matchmakings.  


Healthcare, Science and Technology

This committee endeavors to stay at the forefront of trends in Healthcare and STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math educating chamber members, the community and the media on important healthcare and technology issues. Communication between experts in healthcare and IT leaders as well as organizing events with Speakers who are SME to communicating effectively new trends to the community. The Committee will update the President of NOVAHCC about federal and state initiatives, policies, legislation, and other pertinent topics in STEM and Cyber-security.


Hospitality

Assist the chamber in identifying new hotels, restaurants and event venues, as partners and sponsors for planning monthly events, promoting chamber mission, vision, and services throughout Northern Virginia. In addition to promoting Chamber membership, benefits of membership and member participation.  


International Investment & Trade 

Northern Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, seeks to serve as a connector between Virginia to and from Latin America and the Caribbean organizing one on one matchmaking meetings to increase business opportunities with international prospect Buyers and vendors.  


Procurement Diversity Supplier - Construction

The Procurement and Diversity Supplier Committee ensures a diverse supplier base in the procurement of goods and services. This committee emphasizes the creation of a diverse supply chain that works to secure the inclusion of diverse groups in the procurement plans for business matchmaking with the private sector. This committee will assist NOVAHCC in creating training programs and seminars with Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).


Veterans Leadership Initiative  

The Veterans Leadership Initiative  (VLP) seeks to provide a rigorous entrepreneurial coaching and development opportunity to those who have uniquely distinguished themselves in the military. VLP is designed for veterans interested in starting a new venture as a means to financial independence and for veterans who have an existing business wanting to increase profits.


Women Leadership Advancement Program - CATALYST

At NOVAHCC we believe that empowering female members of the Chamber is key to advance their careers and businesses to perform at peak capacity.  Not only as business leaders, but also as community role models and mentors.

• Help male members of the Chamber to understand the value of both genders in leadership and business.

• Help on closing the gender gap by  staying relevant and ahead. 

• Optimize gender roles by becoming Champions supporting systems through deliberate investments in div 


Workforce Development

Acts as principal adviser to the chamber about the legislature, strategic direction with efforts to create a strong workforce aligned with the employer’s needs. In addition, identify current and future workforce needs of the business community and related training requirements.  


ARE YOU A MEMBER WANTING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE ROUNDTABLE  OF TRUSTED ADVISORS? 

E-mail your resume to info@novahispanicchamber.com using the name of the committee on the subject line you want to be considered for and a short paragraph describing your area of expertise ****