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Legislation #: 010574 Introduction Date: 4/12/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 4/12/2001
Sponsor: MAYOR & COUNCIL
Title: Congratulating Hector Barreto for being named as head of the Small Business Administration.

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4/12/2001

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4/12/2001

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RESOLUTION NO. 010574

 

Congratulating Hector Barreto for being named as head of the Small Business Administration.

 

WHEREAS, on April 9, 2001, President George W. Bush named former Kansas Citian Hector Barreto to serve as head of the Small Business Administration; and

 

WHEREAS, Hector graduated from Rockhurst University, where he studied management and Spanish and later started Barreto Insurance and Financial Services, Inc., and Telacu/Barreto Financial Services, Inc., a securities dealer and brokerage firm in California; and

 

WHEREAS, Hector is vice-chairman of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and recently was appointed chairman of the Chambers 2002 convention. The Chamber works with government agencies, major corporations and small business owners; and

 

WHEREAS, Hector recently served a two-year term as chairman of the Latin Business Association in Los Angeles which has a network of approximately 43,000 businesses across the country and during his term, membership increased fifty percent and revenue doubled; and

 

WHEREAS, Hectors organizational skills, communication skills and leadership skills are all going to contribute to make a difference for small businesses in Washington; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Hector Barreto for being named as head of the Small Business Administration; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Hector Barreto with the hearty congratulations of the Mayor and Council and best wishes for his new position in Washington.

 

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