Wilson Tomala is the President of Paul Davis Restoration. He leads and manages day to day operations of a private, general contracting firm with focus in all areas of emergency services, reconstruction, and renovation of public and private buildings. He has been instrumental in the implementation of growth strategies that resulted in revenue increase from “green field” to over $4.2 million in 2010. Wilson holds certifications for Mold Remediation Supervisor, and Advanced Structural Drying as well as other IICRC programs.
Jose Villegas is the Vice-President of Sol Construction, a General Contractor in Commercial construction. He is a Civil Engineer originally from Colombia. Jose and his wife Juliana started Sol Construction 5 years ago.
Sol Construction specializes in the construction of Water and Waste Water Plants. Jose also provides training in Safety and other areas of construction. Jose and Juliana have two kids, Sofia and Felipe.
Marc Lefkovits is a partner at LEFKO Construction, LEFKO Design and Build and LEFKO investments. He is graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, and Economics. LEFKO works in the area of Commercial Contracting, Residential Contracting, Real Estate Investments and Land Acquisitions and Developments.
Antonio is a Business Consultant at UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which provides confidential, no-cost, one-on-one business consulting for Georgia small business owners who want to grow their business. SBDC consultants assist emerging and growing businesses design growth strategies and make better business decisions to realize their goals.
Antonio's areas of expertise include access to capital, business financial statements and cash flow analysis. As a Business Consultant, Antonio provides assistance in developing and updating business plans, identifying sources of capital and preparing loan packages.
Previous experiences include executive positions at the United Americas Bank and the Banco Central de Venezuela. Antonio holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Kennesaw State University.
Guiomar Obregón, co-founder and CEO of Precision 2000, was born in Boston , Mass. and grew up in Bogotá , Colombia . After finishing her studies of civil engineering at Colombian School of Engineering in Colombia , she moved to Atlanta , Georgia and obtained an MBA, with focus in finance, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, at the Georgia Institute of Technology and in 2010 Guiomar completed an Executive MS in Finance from Georgia State University.
Dr. Ramon A. (Tony) Pérez is Co-founder and Chairman of Fulcro Insurance, Inc., a 30 years old insurance brokerage firm with operations in Puerto Rico and the State of Georgia. Dr. Pérez is also Director of Manuel Matos, Brea & Asociados, an insurance brokerage firm operating in the Dominican Republic, where Fulcro Insurance maintains an ownership position.
Dr. Pérez holds a PhD and Masters Degrees in Business Administration from Georgia State University, both with an insurance major, and a BBA in Finance from the University of Puerto Rico.
Samuel Delgado is currently an Assistant Professor of Construction Management at Kennesaw State University, teaching Computer Applications in Construction and Construction Scheduling. Samuel started in academia after moving to metro Atlanta from South Florida in 2006. In 2008, after completing a brief substitute teaching role with Gwinnett County Public Schools and having taught at GTC as an adjunct, Samuel was hired by GTC as full-time instructor of the commercial construction management program, and in August 2016 started with KSU.
J. Hugo Rios
J. Hugo Rios, President of HCR Construction has over 30 years of experience in design/build, new construction, renovation, architectural design and contract administration.
HCR Construction, Inc. (HCR) was formed in 2002 and is a privately held Minority-Owned Small Business providing Design/Build and construction services for new facilities and for renovation, repair and alteration of existing facilities and utilities systems.
Felix Espinosa is the President of Espinosa Construction Services Inc.
Espinosa Construction Services, Inc. is an established North Atlanta Company that has been in the concrete business since 1981. As a licensed residential and commercial contractor, Espinosa Construction Services Inc. offers the best quality job available for residential or commercial projects. Services also include project supervising as well offering you top-notch subcontractors.
Francisco Martinez is the President of Eagle Masonry & Restoration. Eagle Construction and Restoration, LLC is a minority construction business, founded in 1997. With over 20 years of experience, Eagle Construction offers commercial and residential remodeling services in the Atlanta Metropolitan area.
Eagle Construction company's policy is to produce less waste in the jobs and produce more precise budgets.
Edita Aranda Monsalve is originally from Lima, Peru where she earned a degree of Architectural Drafting from the Metropolitan Institute of Technology. She is an adventurous woman who firmly thinks everything is possible with a great amount of perseverance, talent and hard work. This philosophy was key when she moved to the United States to pursue her dream of having her own business. Noticing the great opportunity to make a statement in the construction market she completed her studies of Interior Design at The Art Institute of Atlanta and launched her company, Kitchen Cabinets-Atlanta.
Nadia Diaz Norris is the President and CEO of Bilingual Benefits Consultants. In her role, Nadia specializes in benefits consulting for small and medium sized companies and business protection planning. Nadia is the chair for our 6th Community Builder Appreciation Dinner. She is also heading a new business development initiative with the Georgia Hispanic Contractor's Association. The project will serve to connect general contractor's with small subcontractors to develop economic growth and business opportunities. She has been a member of the board for the Georgia Association of Health Underwriters, she is a member of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of commerce, the Cobb Chamber of commerce in the international economic development committee and has been a chairman member at Cobb, Gwinnett and Metro Atlanta chambers.