Carlos Gomez Is the president/CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City. Carlos also serves as the Executive Director of the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative, which is the 501c3 sister-organization to the Hispanic Chamber. Four programs comprise the Collaborative, KC Bizfest, the Latinos of Tomorrow, the Young Latino Professionals and The Latino Leadership Institute. Carlos graduated from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing and a B.B.A. in Management. Carlos’s focus is meeting the needs of the small business community (in particular the Spanish speaking business owner), lobbying for small business legislation, comprehensive immigration reform and to connect corporate America, government and others to the Hispanic business community and the Hispanic consumer. He also is involved with Our Lady of Guadalupe Grade School, the Junior Achievement, El Centro of Topeka, the west Topeka Rotary Club, The Topeka Chamber of Commerce and is on the Boards of Swope Medical Enterprises, The Kansas Business Hall of Fame, EDC Board, and Full Employment Council to name a few.