It's the capital of Georgia and its most-populous city. Atlanta is also the 10th largest Hispanic market and the fourth fastest growing Latino market in the nation. Atlanta’s Hispanic community mirrors the overall US population, with the majority being immigrants of Mexican descent, followed by Puerto Rican and Columbian. In the past 10 years the Hispanic population in Georgia has more than doubled, impacting Atlanta’s thriving $304 billion economy.
The community leaders, business owners and individuals featured in this video include:
Ralph Herrera, CEO, Lanza Group
Julio Penaranda, General Manager, Plaza Fiesta
Yovany Jerez, Board of Directors, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) - Atlanta Chapter
Tisha Tallman, CEO, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Rodrigo Cervantes, Editor, Mundo Hispanico