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Hector Barreto - Entrepreneurship and Immigrants

The Strategerist Podcast

Hector Barreto grew up in an entrepreneurial immigrant family that believed in hard work — his father even enrolled him in his "executive training program," which early on consisted of waiting tables in the family restaurant. That training must have taken hold, as Hector eventually headed up the small business administration in the Bush Administration and today serves as Chairman of the Latino Coalition.

Hector Barreto grew up in an entrepreneurial immigrant family that believed in hard work — his father even enrolled him in his “executive training program,” which early on consisted of waiting tables in the family restaurant. That training must have taken hold, as Hector eventually headed up the small business administration in the Bush Administration and today serves as Chairman of the Latino Coalition.

 

 

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