The GNTHCC Board of Directors is a diverse group of business owners and leaders in their field. We are an All-Volunteer Organization (AVO). The job of management is done by its volunteer leaders and Ambassadors.
Acela Gómez Garrett
Membership Services Director
Our Ambassador program is led and assisted by our Board Members
Social Media Ambassadors
Linda Lopez – Culture and Arts
Carlos Salazar – Small Hispanic Business
Victoria Delgadillo- Addison Area
Jim Rodriguez- North Texas Area
Experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. Skilled in Event Planning, Customer Service, Employee Training, Nonprofit Management, and Program Development. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Theater Arts and Performance Studies and in Criminal Justice from University of North Texas.
Sara Belmonte is a Dallas native Business Strategist, Marketing Virtuoso and mentor to business owners. She is the owner of an award winning remodeling firm, Design Remodel Pros. With over 17 years of business experience and a proud mom, she founded Moms Out Marketing (MOM) a community of entrepreneurs making a difference. MOM supports entrepreneurs with personal and business development. She is very active in her community, a philanthropist and always looks to lift others. She is a Marketing Consultant, Brand and Marketing Director and leads Social Media Committee Chair for the Greater North Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Juanita Lopez is the owner of My Family Agency Insurance in McKinney. She has been part of the insurance industry for seven years. She’s been married 21 years and has three daughters, enjoys spending time with family, cooking, watching movies, reading, and spending time outdoors. Juanita has been part of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in McKinney/Allen Texas. She has participated with the Sherman Chamber of Commerce, and Anna Chamber of Commerce. Currently,
Juanita serves on the Board of Directors, is part of the Social Media Team and leads Volunteer services for the Greater North Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Event Planning Manager at Palmas Brasil Steakhouse and Interior Design Consultant at AAA General Contractor. Studied Interior Design & Decorating, Home Staging at Penn Foster Career College. Victoria is currently serving on the Board of Directors, is Ribbon Cutting Chair, part of the Membership Committee and Ambassador for the City of Addison for the Greater North Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Effective sales professional that that has generated new clients to ADP by volume and size. Gained a foot hold in the Latino community in the DFW area that ADP has been struggling with for the last 5 years. Focused on networking to grow business.
Sociology Honors Thesis – UT Austin, Lead Researcher May 2016 – May 2017
Designed a qualitative case-study examining motivations to live at home after college amongst Latina women
Collected essays from 5 women and analyzed these essays using Grounded Theory to discuss
Made suggestions for future research as well as solutions that may aid in social stigma
Computer: Microsoft Office, WordPress
Languages: Advanced Spanish
Research Methods: Qualitative and quantitative
Certifications: Fundamental Payroll Certification
Bold, dedicated, positive, team player with proven leadership and communication skills.
State Farm Insurance Agent
She has been with the company 18 years specializing in Insurance and Financial Needs. Started her own agency in December 2019.
Mr. Andrade has been in business for over 28 years helping successful business owners protect and preserve their estate. His passion for helping first generation business owners plan for the next 100 years has resulted in many of these businesses becoming multigenerational. Over the last three decades he has helped over 1,700 individuals achieve their objectives.
Account Manager for United Healthcare where Gilberto has assisted different accounts in day-to-day operations. Graduated from Midwestern State University with Bachelors in Business Administration with a focus in marketing. He has experience working in areas such as customer service, sales, employee development, staffing, recruiting, and has recently acquired Six Sigma Yellow belt certification to help assist with process improvement initiatives in all areas of a business. His passion is to help all small business owners succeed by making sure they have all the resources necessary to thrive in any market. Gilberto has been instrumental in establishing the Social Media program which trains Ambassadors to serve on this team. He is currently Membership Services Co-Chair and is Committees Coordinator for the GNTHCC.
Jess Alonso is one of the founding members of the Greater North Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He is a a lifelong servant leader, having served as a volunteer with YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth, United Way of Tarrant County, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, CEO Netweavers, Boy Scouts of America, Longhorn Council, as a Cubmaster and Scoutmaster, and numerous other north Texas youth and youth sports organizations.
After providing youth career support for over 20 years, Jess formalized the process several years ago by founding the DFW Virtual Mentoring Program through his former insurance agency, Alonso & Andrade Insurance Group. This program connects college students virtually with professionals working in the student’s area of interest, by providing career information through volunteer virtual mentors, who become advocates for students in their quest for industry specific career information.
Acela Gómez Garrett
Owner of ABG2 Enterprises, LLC, a company that provides translation and interpretation services to numerous local and state governmental entities as well as the private sector. Acela is also a Master Licensed Court Interpreter.
Acela is Co-Founder of the Cooke Co. Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, awarding several thousand dollars in scholarships to help Hispanic students launch their first semester in college or vocational training. Along with the Hispanic Cultural Association, fundraising events were successfully achieved.
She is currently Madam Chair of the Greater North Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and is passionate about working in unity with all groups in the North Texas area.
Greater North Texas Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce
Connecting local businesses through technology, education and mentoring, while fostering business growth