Learn more about our HISTORIC project: CentroVilla25!

La Villa Hispana (“La Villa”) embodies the long-cultivated collective vision for a vibrant, authentic, and inclusive Latino cultural district in the heart of the Clark-Fulton neighborhood that will serve as both an anchor and a magnet.

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Northeast OhioHispanic Center For Economic Development

Mission

The Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development (NEOHCED) is committed to equitable asset building in Cleveland’s Latino, and other underserved communities, by providing economic and entrepreneurial technical assistance, training, and advocacy.

WHO WE ARE

NEOHCED is a host organization to the Small Business Development Centers program, the Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and is the lead organization for the redevelopment and placemaking initiative, La Villa Hispana

Meet the team

  • JENICE CONTRERAS
    President &
    CEO
  • RANDY CEDEÑO
    Director, Small Business Development Center
  • SOLYMAR MARENGO
    Director of
    Operations
  • ESTEBAN GOMEZ
    Bilingual
    Business Advisor
  • HELENA ROSA
    MBAC
    Director
  • LUIS PELAEZ
    MBAC
    Business Advisor
  • YESENIA GUERRERO
    Program Support
    Assistant
  • ARTORIA AMBERS
    Administrative
    Assistant
  • JENNIFER HOFFINE
    Developing &
    Marketing Assistant
  • LUIS CARTAGENA
    Business Advisor
    Financial Management
  • GEORGE PIMENTEL
    Business Advisor
    Accounting Services
  • COLE WORLEY
    Business Advisor
    Marketing
NEOHCC
boards of directors
  • ELIZABETH MARENGO
    Chair
  • RENE POLIN
    Trustee
  • PATRICK ESPINOSA
    Vice Chair
  • COREY JAMES
    Trustee
  • MARIO PEÑA
    Treasurer
  • RICHARD K. LEVITZ
    Trustee
  • MARCIA MORENO
    TRUSTEE
HBC
boards of directors
  • CARMEN SCOTT
    Chair
  • MARGARET SANCHEZ
    TRUSTEE
  • EZEQUIEL RODRIGUEZ
    Vice-Chair
  • JOHN SLAVIK
    Trustee
  • RAQUEL PACHECO
    Treasurer
  • IVAN BERKEL
    Trustee
  • GUADALUPE SANCHEZ
    Trustee

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