Posted by: gmcquade | November 4, 2010

PERI Software donates new computers to Latino Chamber in downtown LA

Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles moves up to the 21st Century in Technology offering the only Computer Center to its members in Southern California.

“I think we are the only Chamber offering this service, including classes on ‘How to use software applications, social media and computers to excell your business,” said Chairman & CEO Jorge C. Corralejo, LA Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles.

PERI Software Donates Computer Workstations To Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles

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PERI delivers and installs new computer workstations at the Chamber’s Business High Tech Center

Los Angeles, CA – The Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles
(LBC-GLA) has joined other organizations in keeping up with technology thanks to PERI Software Solutions, Inc., which installed five computer work stations today (Tuesday). The

Center is located at the Chambers new offices in downtown Los Angeles located at 634 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, 90014.

Earlier this summer, the Chamber held a recent open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to officially dedicate its new offices and High Tech Center. The five work-stations were donated by PERI Software Solutions, Inc., which also has a Los Angeles office downtown, in the Wells Fargo Tower in the business district.

“Technology is critical in today’s working environment, and having the right tools to get the job done is equally important,” said President & CEO Sarav Periasamy, PERI Software. “We believe that technology helps any business organization on the move. As a business solutions company we know the value of having a business training center.”

About the Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles (LBC-GLA) -The LBC-GLA, is a 501(c)3 and (c)6 non-profit, non-partisan organization established in 2008 in Los Angeles, CA. For more info visit: For more information about LBC-GLA visit http://www.LatinoBusinessChamber.com or by phone at (213) 347-0008.

The Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles (LBC-GLA) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization and a 501(c)(6) trade group corporation as designated by the IRS in October 2008. The purpose of LBC-GLA is to organize and unify Latino business owners to:

  1. advocate for small- and medium-sized businesses on a regional, statewide, and national basis;
  2. provide valuable and permanent member services for the improvement and success of their businesses;
  3. generate increased levels of business from outside the Latino community;
  4. provide overall leadership on relevant business issues as well as community economic development issues;
  5. generate increased levels of business between members.

Latino Business Chamber Computer Center in LA

About PERI

Founded in 1999, PERI is a global business solutions company, which has grown to more than 1,000 plus employees and delivers high value-cost effective technology based business solutions. PERI draws on deep industry expertise and a portfolio of interrelated consulting, business processes, application development along with smart-intelligent hardware and software products. For more  about PERI Software visit:www.perisoftware.com.

[Editors: For images and advanced media interviews with PERI Founder and President Sarav Periasamy, please call: Aida Mayo or George McQuade at 818-340-5300 or 818-618-9229 or email Publicity@MayoCommunications.com.]

About Latino Business
Chamber of Greater LA

The Chamber’s goal is to help business retain employees, create new job opportunities, and participate in new contracting opportunities by providing consulting, training, financing, and procurement opportunities to our member businesses.

With today’s demanding and ever changing economy our services are focused to assist business owners be ready for economic opportunities as well as cultivate an environment for job creation.
The Chamber  strategy is not to reinvent the wheel but rather to bring the best practices of other organizations and partner with them to provide a wide array of generic and specialized services to our members.
Robert Holguin,Director of  Business Assistance Programs, has  responsibility for developing,  implementing, and delivering  programs to assist businesses  owners and entrepreneurs to start,  develop, and grow their businesses  as part of the value that the Latino  Business Chamber of Greater Los  Angeles will provide.Holguin has over 11 years experience in small business lending, 5 years in providing technical assistance, and more than 12 years working with minority businesses in Southern California. Most recently as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending he assisted a startup Denovo bank in Oxnard California establish a commercial lending division. While at East West Bank he grew their small business lending from $18MM to over $45MM within the first year. He also took the bank from ranked 300 to ranked 99 for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) nationally, becoming one of the top 100 banks in the country per the SBA rankings.
Hoguin explains what the Center offers to its members during a tour with PERI.
Holguin also managed one of the largest Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) in the country (a SBA program) with over 11 locations throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties many with low/mod census areas as well as federal empowerment zones. As part of the SBDC program he oversaw the Capital Access Center and was one of the top producing SBA loan packaging intermediaries within the tri county region.He also has over 20 years private sector experience in technology, manufacturing, retail, and publishing environments. He was also the Director of Business Operations & CIO for Hispanic Business Magazine Inc.

He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix with concentration in business operations and strategic planning.

Holguin sits on the boards of the San Fernando Valley Financial Development Corporation, Economic Alliance, and the Boy Scouts of America. Past chair of the Supervisory Committee for the Pacoima Federal Credit Union, and is an Adjunct Faculty at Cal State Northridge, College of Business & Economics.

Holguin is also the recipient of the United States Small Business Administration’s distinguished “Small Business Minority Champion of the Year” award for 2006.  For more info visit: http://www.latinobusinesschamber.org/

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