(Westminster, MD), May 21, 2019 — Chief Operating Officer of Cool & Associates LLC., Mrs. Verónica Cool, has been recognized among the top 100 influencers in the Washington, DC Metro area, in this year’s edition of El Tiempo Latino’s Powermeter.
The distinction is shared with individuals like Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and local government authorities, such as DC’s Mayor, Muriel Bowser, Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan among other leaders of area businesses, entities and organizations. This is the second year the DC-based Hispanic newspaper “El Tiempo Latino” recognizes the top influential personalities.
“This distinction is the result of our commitment and hard work, but also of all the people who understand what our communities are capable of achieving. Behind our name Cool & Associates LLC, we have talented professionals who nurture deep and permanent community relations, which allow us to serve and connect our various spheres for the betterment of our economy, future and wellbeing,” said Verónica Cool, CEO and Hispanic Strategist of the consulting firm that serves to bridge cultures.
Verónica Cool is a veteran strategist who spearheads Cool & Associates LLC, created for the sole purpose of building bridges between cultures, through the use of language and culturally resonant and strategic outreach initiatives.
Mrs. Cool, Dominican-born, has long served not only the Midatlantic community, but also nationally, with novel programs such as Latino Innovators Pitch to scale Latino businesses profitably and sustainably, as well as establishing and operating Facebook Groups Yo Quiero Trabajo and Emprendedores Exitosos, that provide resources and opportunities for Latino jobseekers and entrepreneurs. She is the Past Board Chairman of the MD Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the boards of Open Society Institute, Association of Latino Professionals for America- Baltimore Chapter, Hispanic Business and Training Institute (HBTI) of Montgomery College, Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors and is a member of the Hispanic Leaders Association, Latino Providers Network, Latinas Think Big and SHIFT.
Along with this prestigious honor from El Tiempo Latino, she has been recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama, and is the recipient of various awards, including the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership, Innovator of the Year, and US Hispanic Chamber Corporate Leader of the Year.
The Powermeter 100 will be held June 5, 2019 at the Washington Gas Terrace at The Wharf in Washington DC.
About El Tiempo Latino El Tiempo Latino is a Spanish-language free-circulation weekly newspaper published in Washington, D.C. The paper was founded in 1991 and publishes 50,000 copies every Friday distributed throughout the Washington DC metropolitan area and has a weekly readership of over 120,000 readers, according to Scarborough Research. El Tiempo Latino has received major awards from the Hispanic print industry.
About Cool & Associates, LLC
Cool & Associates, LLC helps corporations, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies to effectively engage the large Hispanic market in the United States. The consultancy provides essential tools and services for clients, such as marketing and communications, outreach campaigns, training and support for work staff, and diversity and inclusion workshops to attract businesses, clients, donors and Hispanic students. Cool & Associates, LLC is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), established and operated by Verónica Namnún Cool, Dominican, who works proudly to help clients engage with the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population: Hispanics.