Latino Startups Event: Meet Our Moderator Edgar R. Olivo!

edgarEdgar R. Olivo is a Hispanic Author, Award-winning Speaker, Business Development Strategist and Corporate Trainer. Edgar currently serves as Vice Chairman for the Arizona Humanities, a state organization that ensures funding is available for schools, libraries, and museums that keep cultural enrichment programming happening across the state. In 2012, Mayor Greg Stanton honored Edgar with the Key to the City of Phoenix for his work on the H.E.R.O Veterans Initiative and is the recipient of the 2015 Hispanic Business Salute Award bestowed by Telemundo Arizona and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He was featured on CNN Latino in 2013 for his work empowering Hispanic business owners with Spanish entrepreneur programming.

He has worked with thousands of bilingual entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds through partnerships with government and non-profit agencies. In 2014, his company developed a bilingual entrepreneur program for the City of Phoenix that reached over a 3,000 entrepreneurs and helped launch over 40 businesses in less than one year. He also oversees the Business Accelerator programs for the Local First Arizona Foundation, an educational initiative designed to empower Spanish-speaking business owners through financial literacy and business development training. Edgaralso authored a book called “Get Your Focus On! 5 Steps to Gain Focus and Clarity on the Life and Career of Your Dreams!”; which was admitted in the Scottsdale Civic Center Library Arizona Authors Collection as well as Phoenix and Buckeye Libraries.

He is the founder of Compass Career and Business Solutions, LLC, a nationally recognized and Hispanic-owned bilingual business development and training center based in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Edgar is an internationally certified business coach and trainer from the International Coaching Federation and the International Association of Continuing Education and Training. He majored in business communication at the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and is in pursuit of his Masters in Business Administration.

Collectivo is committed to giving you access to engage with some of the best and brightest the valley of the sun has to offer. We are thrilled to have Edgaras the moderator for our Latino Startups Panel!

More Details: 
March 1st – 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Coworking on 15th Ave : 3428 North 15th Avenue Phoenix, AZ

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