Jose Acosta Art Blog
by JOSE , May 10, 2010—11:56 AM
Jose Acosta Exhibits His Paintings at the NSHMBA 13th Annual Destino Awards
On Thursday May 6, 2010 I had the great honor of exhibiting my paintings at the Hartford Club in Connecticut. The event was the National Society of Hispanic MBAs Connecticut Chapter as they presented the Thirteenth Annual Destino Awards.
To the right is a picture of Jose Acosta with Mistress of Ceremony and Emmy Award winning reporter Laurie Perez and Valerie Cooper the Owner of Picture That, LLC.
It was a wonderful event with over 200 members of NSHMBA attending. The Mistress of Ceremony was Laurie Perez the Emmy Award winning reporter of FOX 61. The Keynote Speaker was Charles Garcia of Garcia & Company Merchant Banking L.L.C. Corporate Award went to Boehringer Ingelheiem Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Corporate Individual Joelle Hayes of Travelers. Not for Profit award went to Mi Casa Family Service and Educational Center. Award of Distinction to Lena Rodriguez President /CEO CRT. Member Service Award to Jose L. Martinez, Jr. of Pratt & Whitney Middletown Engine Center.
I enjoyed the event very much and would like to thank the management and staff at the Hartford Club for the excellent service and great food. The Destino Award Committee Gil Pizano, Raquel Santiago-Martinez, Debra Gould & Kisha Samuels of Events of Joy for creating such a fantastic event. All the sponsors United Technologies, United Health Group, State Farm, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pitney Bowes, Aetna, CRT, Cigna, ING, The Hartford, Prudential, and Travelers. I would also like to thank Charles P. Garcia for giving each guest a copy of his book Leadership Lessons of the White House Fellows and for taking the time to meet with each guest and sign his book. A Special thanks to Valerie Cooper of Picture That, LLC for inviting me to exhibit at this wonderful and uplifting event.
Wishing all the members of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and this wonderful organization much continued success. Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta.