Berks County Latino Chamber of Commerce announces new leadership

The Berks County Latino Chamber of Commerce (BCLCC) is pleased to announce its new leadership team. Officers elected to the Executive committee are:

Chairman: Marilu Rodriguez, Esquire, Managing Partner, RB Legal Counsel LLC

Executive Vice- Chairman: Carolina Martínez, Director of KU Latino Business Resource Center

Treasurer: Jim Buerger, Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer at Community First Fund


Secretary: Daniel Sansary, Officer/CRA Outreach Coordinator, National Penn Bank

The Latino Chamber thanks outgoing members of the Executive committee Jesse Thomas and Jaime Perez, and outgoing member of the Board of Directors Alex Betances, for taking the lead role and making a difference for the Latino Business owners in Berks County. Current and New Directors on the board are:

Adelaida Colón, MBA, Customer Director, Met-Ed a FirstEnergy Company.

Bernardo Carbajal, Esquire, HGSK Law Firm.

Dr. Ivan Torres, President at Alfa/Pronto Financial Group

Jaime Perez, Real Estate Professional at Betances Realty Group.

Marcelino Colon Jr., Director of Community Development at United Way of Berks County.

Lenin Agudo, MBA, Director of Community Development, City of Reading.

Michael Rivera, MBA, Assistant VP Business Resource Center Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry

The Berks County Latino Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to provide leadership and support for the economic development of the Latino business community in Greater Reading and Berks County, Pennsylvania. The Latino Chamber accomplishes this mission by strengthening relationships between Latino companies, organizations, professionals, and corporations. The Latino Chamber serves as a forum for organizations and individuals to connect with the Greater Reading Latino business community thru educational programs, social events, and activities aimed at improving the economic development of Latino businesses in Greater Reading and Berks County while promoting an inclusive, multi-cultural and diverse business environment.