“Our Brillante Awards not only celebrate those who have improved our community, but they also inspire others to get involved and strive to be the leader our community needs.”
— Thomas Savino, CEO Prospanica

Recognizing outstanding contributions to the educational, economic and social well-being of the Hispanic community.

This prestigious annual award is granted to individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact in improving the Hispanic community.

The winners are celebrated and honored during Prospanica's Brillante Gala, an evening of celebration that also recognizes the founders of the organization, highlights the year’s achievements and outlines the path ahead.

The Awards are presented in five categories:

  • Corporate / Government Excellence

  • Prospanica Member Excellence

  • Community Service Excellence

  • Entrepreneur Excellence

  • Educational Excellence

Prospanica is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Brillante Awards, and we look forward to honoring them in Orlando at our annual Brillante Gala.

Brillante Award for Corporate Excellence: Prudential

Brillante Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence: Azucena Maldonado of Latina Golfers Association

Brillante Award for Educational Excellence: Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Hartford Public Schools

Brillante Award for Community Service Excellence: Alberto D. Mariño

Brillante Award for Member Excellence: Kathleen Cabello