The Hispanic Council congratulates Andrés Paz, Media Vista Group / Univision local sales manager, who graduated from GAIN (Growing Associate In Naples) Class of 2015, a Leadership Collier Foundation program targeting young professionals, age 21-40.
Paz was elected by his classmates to be the group's speaker during graduation ceremony, April 23 at Artis, Naples. He was part of a group of five Hispanic young professionals who graduated from GAIN in 2015.
During the GAIN program, Andres led a class fundraiser to benefit Youth Haven, a Collier County Human Services charity. GAIN also presented him an opportunity to volunteer for Junior Achievement; he’s currently teaching students the JA Economics for Success Program at Pine Ridge Middle School.
Since its inception in 2008, GAIN has graduated more than 250 rising leaders that end up highly engaged in the community while having a chance to create friends and business contacts with young peers.