Ing. Eduardo Figueroa, MBA
Eduardo Figueroa is the founder of Hispanic Business Consultants, one of the few bilingual and bicultural corporate training firms dedicated to maximize your company’s productivity and minimize your cost. Over the years, Eduardo has become a Latino business specialist by training and mentoring supervisors, leads, salespeople and managers. An array of well-known corporations have hired Eduardo for employee training, where he has conducted over 250 classes, workshops and seminars on topics such as self-empowerment, leadership, management, conflict resolution, sexual harassment, sales, customer service and other subjects, both in the US and Mexico. He has extensive experience consulting in the retail, manufacturing, sales and service sectors. His mission is to help companies avoid costs, such as law suits and other losses that would otherwise be benefiting the company’s assets. Some of his tools are his own “Spiral of Excellence”. This reflects his personal philosophy on business relations within a company.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration Degree from the Instituto Panamericano De Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE) in Mexico City, an affiliate of Harvard Business School.
Some honors include the following: “Ethics in America Award” by the Passkeys Foundation and Chapman University in June of 1999. The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce gave him a special "Education Award" in 2001, recognizing his work educating the Latino community. In October 2005, the National Society of Hispanics MBAs awarded Eduardo the “Brillante Award” as the National Entrepreneur of the year for his involvement in developing a better Latino Community.
He has appeared on several radio and television programs and writes periodically for La Opinion’s business section, the leading Spanish-language newspaper in Southern California. Furthermore, desiring to educate the Latino community, Eduardo created a “Start-Up” kit along with two 24-hr. courses “Creando Tu Negocio Exitoso” I & II (Creating Your Successful Business I & II); offered through the University of Southern California (USC), the Orange County Workface Investment Board, Santa Ana WORK Center. He has presented his entrepreneurial program, a series of thirteen business seminars in Spanish, at the University of Southern California (USC) thanks to the Kauffman Foundation.
Some clients include: Wells Fargo Bank, Allstate Insurance Company, Orange County Business Council, Inland Empire Small Business Development Center, Banco Popular, Royal Prestige, JE Pistons, Orlandi Valuta, Sigue Corporation, Northgate Gonzalez Supermarkets, Telefonos de Mexico, Orange County Workface Investment Board, JoshuaCasey Corp. Training, PFF Bank & Trust and many more.