Eliza Hernandez, Vice President of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation was recently named as a director of the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation. Hernandez joins the Foundation’s nine-member Board of Directors, which guides its activities.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation was established in 1951 as a public, charitable and educational organization. Its mission is to provide resources for enhancing the educational experience of future business leaders. Last year, the Foundation distributed more than 130 scholarships and fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students.
“All of us at the USHCC congratulate Eliza on her appointment to this leadership role with the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation. It demonstrates her commitment to developing the next generation of business leaders, and I am confident she will be an incredible asset to that organization” said USHCC President & CEO, Javier Palomarez.
“In her role at the USHCC Foundation, Eliza has done a remarkable job supporting minority business communities nationwide. She is not only responsible for managing educational programs and initiatives of the chamber, but also works tirelessly to fostering relationships with local chamber members” said USHCC Foundation Chairman Nina Vaca.
Hernandez currently serves as an advisory council member for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and on the Hispanic Advisory Committee for the National 4-H Council.
About the USHCC Foundation
The mission of the USHCC Foundation is to enrich the experiences of future leaders in the world of business through life-long learning and support. The Foundation’s initiatives awaken and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit, support business growth, strengthen local chambers and foster leaders. Please visit www.ushccfoundation.org for more information.
About the USHCC
The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.1 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $661 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide. For more information, visit ushcc.com. Follow us on Twitter @USHCC.