More than 100 people, including many elected officials, attended The Concilio’s Young Latinos Professionals Reception on May 11. The event was part of its inaugural Power of Latinos DFW Summit, presented by Santander Consumer USA Foundation. Sunwest Communications hosted the reception.
In addition to Florencia Velasco Fortner, president and CEO of The Concilio, and Whitney Strauss, The Concilio board chair and Sunwest Communications senior counsel, CSR and philanthropic services, many other mentors attended and held breakout sessions with attendees to give them career advice. The elected officials in attendance included Texas State Senator Royce West, Texas Rep. Rhetta Bowers, Texas Rep. Victoria Neave-Criado, Texas Rep. Rafael Anchía, along with other staffers.