September 15 – October 15 each year is Latinx Heritage Month. Support the community and build local wealth by shopping at Latinx-owned small businesses today — and every day! Here’s a growing list of almost 150 of our own clients across the country:
Meet Some Of Our Excellent Clients!
The list includes many of our amazing clients, like Vanessa Ortiz. Vanessa is the owner of Globally Exclusive in Fontana, California. Her business aims to establish an academic community that provides educational resources complementing student learning through individualized tutoring program, small group workshops, and community workshops. She came to Pacific Community Ventures for help growing her business so we matched her with Antwane Collins, an HR specialist at CommonSpirit Health. Antwane has supported Vanessa and helped hold her accountable as she worked to expand her online platform and curriculum – her online summer camps launched as planned, even in the middle of the pandemic! Visit Globally Exclusive online.
Cristiane Taylor is the owner of Healthy Eating On the Go protein bars in Burnsville, Minnesota. Her business has developed nutritional protein and granola bars so people can have healthy and high quality food on the go. She came to Pacific Community Ventures looking for help increasing online sales. We matched her with Steve Jones, who’s retired after his 35 year long career in marketing for financial services and retail businesses, most recently serving as Chief Marketing Officer. Together, Cristiane and Steve are developing her marketing strategy which has helped her sales take off. Visit Healthy Eating On the Go online.
Mar Y Sol Alvarado is the owner of Alro Custom Drapery Installations in Mountain View, California. Her business helps with window treatment installations for both residential and commercial applications, bringing the best possible service to all their customers. She came to Pacific Community Ventures looking for financial guidance, so we matched her with Rob Solomon, a student at Harvard Business School. Together, Mar Y Sol and Rob have built a cash flow forecast to help her plan for the current uncertainty which has really helped her understand the health of the business. Visit Alro Custom Drapery Installations online.
Silas Caldeira is the owner of Sand N Soil, LLC in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sand’N Soil is committed to be the leader in online sales and delivery of bulk landscape and construction materials. Silas came to Pacific Community Ventures looking for advice on how he can expand his business, reduce his liabilities, and create more opportunities for those who want to work. We matched him with Ashwath Chennapan who is a finance associate at Veritas Capital. Together, Silas and Ashwath are working to transition his business model so that he can put these plans into action. Visit Sand and Soil online.