President's Advisory Council

Edmund Marquez

Owner, Edmund Marquez Allstate Agencies

Edmund has served on the THCC Board of Directors since 2004 and was the Chairman from 2006-2008. He has also been recognized as the 2004 Hispanic Business Man of the Year.

Humberto Lopez

Owner, HSL Properties

Humberto is a respected businessman in Arizona whose firm owns many apartment buildings and hotels. He was recognized as the Hispanic Business Man of the Year in 2001.

Elizabeth Gonzalez Gann

Owner, Diet of Hope

Elizabeth served on the board of directors of the THCC for over six years and as the Chairwoman of the Board from 2005-2006. She was also named the Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in 2002.

Laura Olguin

Owner, CRT Partners

Laura and her partners own all of the Jack in the Box restaurants in Southern Arizona and Albuquerque. She served on the board of the THCC from 2009-2011 and was named the Tucson Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in 2007.

Roger Canchola

Owner, McDonalds - Arcos de Oro

Roger was recently recognized as the 2011 Hispanic Business Man of the Year. He owns and operates six McDonalds in the Southern Arizona area. He and his family sponsor the Jose Canchola Memorial Golf Fiesta each year in memory of his father, Jose Canchola.

Raul Aguirre

President/CEO, REA Advertising

Raul served on the THCC Board of Directors from 1999 to 2005 and was the Chairman from 2002-2004. He was recognized as the 2000 Hispanic Business Man of the Year.

Felipe Garcia

Vice President of Mexico Marketing, MTCVB

Felipe served on the THCC Board of Directors from 2005 - 2011. He has been instrumental in assisting the chamber in launching thier international efforts and has partnered with the THCC on their office in Hermosillo, Mexico.

Carlotta Flores

Owner, El Charro Restaurants

Carlotta is a well respected chef and business owner in our community. She and her family own the El Charro restaurants, Sir Vezas restaurants, Chonita Wholesale, Stillwell House and Orange Leaf Yogurt shops. She has authored several recipe books. She was recognized as the Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in 1998.

Ray Flores Jr

Owner, El Charro Restaurants

Ray and his family own and operate the El Charro Restaurants, Sir Vezas restaurants, Chonita Foods Wholesale, Stillwell House and Orange Leaf Yogurt Shops. Ray served on the board of the THCC from 2006-2008. He was named the Hispanic Business Man of the Year in 2008.