The Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerice, Inc., (WHCC) is a volunteer membership driven organization comprised of individuals, small business owners, corporate representatives and associates representing various non-profit organizations.
In March of 2002, Hispanic business leaders gathered and created the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (WHCC). These Hispanic business leaders envisioned the need for an organization to represent their interests and meet the needs of the Hispanic business community. The WHCC was incorporated later that year, creating a coherent and strong organization within the Wichita Hispanic business community. WHCC was incorporated with the Kansas Secretary of State’s office in April 2002 and was established in June 2002 as Wichita's first minority Chamber of Commerce.
To provide value to the HIspanic and general business communities by fostering mutually-benefical communication, education and relationships.
The Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion, and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community. The mission of the WHCC is to provide leadership, which promotes economic growth, and professional development.
· Integrate business and community partnerships
· Provide a forum for productive communication
· Develop networking opportunities within business and communities
· Partner with civic and business leaders
· Foster leadership program to build future Hispanic leaders
WHCC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Dr. Jerry Smartt
Director of Foreign Languages,
Director of Marketing,