Marcelo Rodriguez

Marcelo Rodriguez

The Governor’s Network of Bilingual Professional Volunteers

The NYS Office for New Americans (ONA) is looking for skilled bilingual New Yorkers ready to assist their community to recover more quickly in case of emergencies like Hurricane Sandy. Through the ONA Opportunity Center network, ONA joins the New York State’s Regional Volunteer Centers in New York City, Long Island, and the Mid-Hudson region…

Jeannie Sol performing at #Latinotrendsetter

Jeannie Sol performing at #Latinotrendsetter

Jeannie Sol born and raised in sunsetpark brooklyn singer actress comedian from the age of 14 . She started her career as a Cabaret singer at the age of 18 at the Spectrum nightclub where she got her first big break As she continued her career she came across the late Jerry Massuci owner of…

Richard Bastar Jr.

Richard Bastar Jr.

Richard Bastar Jr., known as B. A-STAR is coming from two generations of musicians in his family. Francisco “Kako” Bastar, grandfather whom recorded and performed with Latin music greatest artist like; Cortijo, Tito Puente among others and Richard Bastar SR, who’s currently a member of the world’s greatest salsa group El Gran combo de Puerto…

2015 Scholarship Winners

Continuing the tradition of awarding Scholarships to deserving students, who will be tomorrow’s trendsetters. Nicole Lopez, John Jay College Danitsa Andaluz, Lehman College

J.W. Cortes – #Latinotrendsetter Host

J.W. Cortes is an award-winning Marine-combat-veteran-turned-actor, singer, filmmaker and activist. As an actor, he trained in New York City at the world renowned William Esper Studio under highly regarded teacher Terry Knickerbocker. He is best known for originating his recurring role as Detective Alvarez on the FOX hit-series Gotham. In 2012 he worked as an…

Denise Bidot – #Latinotrendsetter Host

Denise Bidot – #Latinotrendsetter Host

“THERE IS NO WRONG WAY TO BE A WOMAN” DENISE BIDOT Denise Bidot, the size 14, Puerto Rican and Kuwait, international plus-size model, TV personality, the voice and advocate for curvy women, and self-love, can be recognized for her groundbreaking movements within the Fashion Industry. Her work for straight- and plus-size brands such as Forever…

Anthony Lolli, Rapid Realty CEO

Anthony Lolli is a real estate developer and founder of the Brookyln-based brokerage firm Rapid Realty. Education and career Lolli attended John Jay High School and then went to Brooklyn-based Kingsborough College. In 1998, he founded a real estate agency, Rapid Realty, at the age of 21. In 2009, Rapid Realty became the first rental-based…

Maria Amor, Vice President, Formulatin, Selected as a 2015 Latino Trendsetter Award Recipient

Maria Amor, Vice President, Formulatin, Selected as a 2015 Latino Trendsetter Award Recipient

Mexico City-native Maria Amor loves traveling, reading novels from Latin American authors, spending quality time with family, and working out to balance her appreciation of new restaurants, wine and, most significantly, desserts. Maria joined Formula’s San Diego office in 2003, where she gained experience launching and executing PR programs for clients in business technology, consumer…