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Aflac Honors Hispanic Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Texas
Date:11/2/2007

exas to serve

as chairman of the Texas Residential Construction Commission.

Previously he served on the state's Telecommunication Infrastructure

Fund Board and Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. He

is the founder and president of the Midland Community Development

Corp., a nonprofit affordable housing and micro-loan program; a

board member of Children's Community Council; and operations

chairman of Casa de Amigos. His past leadership positions have

included board chair, Midland Chamber of Commerce; vice chair and

treasurer, Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of

Commerce; and board member of High Sky Children's Ranch and Midland

Neighborhood Housing Services. Cordero was also named Businessman of

the Year and Member of the Year of the Midland Chamber.

-- Vince E. Puente, Sr., president of Southwest Office Systems, Inc.,

in Fort Worth, Texas, civic advocacy extends beyond monetary

donations. His devotion and passion for service is evidenced in his

involvement on several organizations' boards, ranging from the

Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce and Casa Manana Theater to

advisory councils for U.S. Congresswoman Kay Granger and Chancellor

Dr. Victor Boschini at Texas Christian University. He was recently

honored as Father of the Year in Texas, the 2005 Business Man of the

Year by the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of

Commerce, Texas Ambassador of Jewish Council for Public Affairs-

Israel Institute for Hispanic American Leaders and member of the

Holloman Air Force Base's Civic Leaders Tour.

-- D. Jorge Urbina is an attorney and title expert in Denton, Texas,

and an exemplary volunteer leader who's committed to active


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