Letter from the editor.

Author:Escobedo, Jose Manuel

Dear Readers, I'm very proud of the edition you are about to read and the reasons are many. First, this is our biggest edition of the year and everyone at Latino Leaders magazine is very pleased for this accomplishment.

Second, this edition presents four very important sections which highlight Latino contributions in many ways. We introduce "Latinos in High Tech", "Top Latino Lawyers", Best Schools for Latinos" as well as a very special section called "Latino Talent Acquisition."

I would like to sincerely thank journalists Kristian Jaime, Steve Penhollow, and Joseph Trevino for their extensive collaboration and commitment to these editorial pieces. Their hard work and dedication is truly appreciated!

We would also like to acknowledge Benny Agosto Jr., a partner with Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz of Houston, a true friend and great advisor for writing the introduction to our "Top Latino Lawyers 2016." As the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) 2011-2012 national president, we believe Benny has the credentials to introduce this feature section.

Latino participation in the technology sector is increasing and so is the arduous work shown by the members and leaders of HITEC. It is a great honor for us to have been partnered with HITEC to highlight their achievements of feature key members who represent top Hispanic talent in the industry. Don't miss the HITEC 100 Index, recognizing the most prominent Hispanic professionals in the IT industry.

I'm sure you will find very helpful our section of the "Best Schools for Latinos". We present schools that have...

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