Laura Murillo, president and CEO of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, said much of the overall minority business growth in Houston can be attributed to local partnerships across ethnic communities. For instance, she said, 40 percent of the Hispanic chamber's board are non-Hispanic.
Cindy • May 03, 2017
Forty years later, the Hispanic Chamber is now the city's second-largest business organization in terms of how much money it takes in. With 4,000-plus members and corporate sponsorships from Fortune 500 and other companies, the chamber generated more than $1 million in revenue in 2015, tax records show. By comparison, the Greater Houston Partnership reported more than $12 million in 2014.