LOS ANGELES, October 17, 2002 – Washington Mutual sponsored the opening reception of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd Annual National Convention and Business Expo to kick-off October 12-19, 2002, as “Latino Business Week” in Los Angeles. Pictured from left to right are Peter Villegas, first vice president of corporate affairs and government relations for Washington Mutual and George Herrera, president and CEO of USHCC. More than 5,000 Hispanic entrepreneurs, business leaders, elected officials as well as the nation’s top CEO’s from around the country are participating in the national convention. The USHCC Convention and Business Expo provides Hispanic-owned businesses with a diversity of business and networking opportunities.
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