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Celebrating ESL Employees and Local Businesses During Hispanic Heritage Month

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, we would like to recognize and celebrate local businesses, organizations, and our employees! Their stories are an inspiration to us all, and we are proud of their accomplishments! Once you learn more about them, learn more about our continued commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse workplace that provides equitable growth opportunities for all employees.

ESL Employee: Amarilys Figueroa Cautino

Meet ESL Teller Amarilys Figueroa Cautino.

ESL Employee: Michael Villegas Ramos

Meet ESL Bilingual Relationship Banker Michael Villegas Ramos.

Business: The Garcia Team

In business for 20 years, Octavio and Evelyn Garcia are proud to call the Greater Rochester region home and just as proud to help individuals and families with their real estate needs.

Organization: IBERO American Action League

As the only dual-language human services agency in Monroe County, the Ibero American Action League has been a staple in the Latino community for more than 50 years.

ESL Employee: Arline L. Santiago

Meet Arline L. Santiago, Senior VP, General Counsel, and Director, Legal.

Business Owner: Tatiana Vergara

Meet Tatiana Vergara, owner of Pura Vida Ville.

Business Owner: Luisa Baars

Meet Luisa Baars, owner of MÁS Translation Services.

ESL Employee: Evelyn Lopez

Meet Evelyn Lopez, Sr. Business Loan Specialist.

Business Owner: Dr. Yasellyn Diaz-Vega

Meet Dr. Yasellyn Diaz-Vega, owner of Rochester Chiropractic Clinic.

ESL Employee: Elias Nieves Jr.

Meet Elias Nieves Jr., Branch Manager, Hudson.

Business Owner: Jose Rosenbaum

Meet Jose Rosenbaum, owner of Bounce on Me Inc. & Spatola’s Party Rental.

ESL Employee: Arelis Aponte

Meet Arelis Aponte, Branch Manager, Chestnut Street.