Dave DesRochers Honors Estrella Award Winners at Hispanic Chamber Gala

Dave DesRochers joined Dr. Betty Uribe, international best-selling author and financial executive and other luminaries in honoring the Estrella Award winners at the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Estrella Awards Gala (OCHCC) held on May 4th. The awards recognized outstanding contributions in the fields of business, community, and education.

Also in attendance were Leah Harrington Koontz, VP/Controller at Southwest Airlines; Lidia Martinez, Manager, Community Affairs at Southwest Airlines; and Greg Raths, Mayor of Mission Viejo.

Dave was seated at the Southwest Airlines table along with Dr. Uribe; Leah; Lidia; Rosario Marin, former U.S. Treasurer; Maria Salinas, president & CEO of the L.A. Chamber of Commerce; and Eddie Marquez, VP, URCA.

Congratulations to the deserving Estrella Award winners!

Award: Awardee:
Corporate Responsibility: Aetna
Dr. Juan Francisco Lara Education Award: Dr. Daniele Struppa
Community Based Organization: Higher Ground Youth and Family Services – Joe Baldo
Viola Myre OC Volunteer of the Year: Isis Calvario
Business of the Year: Pacific Coast Landscape and Design – Jorge A. Martinez
Member of the Year: Kelly Espinosa
Ambassador of the Year: Carol Robles
Lifetime Achievement Award: Loretta Sanchez