Written by Phil Cerroni
The Irving Hispanic Chamber announced that Lourdes Campero, owner of Forever Tiles, was named 2012 Texas Hispanic Woman of the Year by TAMACC (Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce).
Mrs. Campero opened her business in 2009 and is growing at a significant and steady pace. She started with a flooring showroom that showcased her flooring designs that were inspired by her native Mexico and although she knew basic English she was inspired to perfect the language as best she could to better help her communicate with potential clients.
Because of her dedication to her business, professionalism, and quality of work, she treats each of her clients as potential representatives. She understands how important ‘word of mouth’ is.
Lourdes is a member of the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) and also serves as on the Board of Directors. She leads weekly Christian Woman’s Leadership classes focusing on immigrant families at St. Francis and St. Ann’s Catholic Parish and volunteers at Pierce Early Childhood School and serves as a room mom at The Highlands School. Lourdes knows how important it is to volunteer and leads by example for her children.
The Irving Hispanic Chamber nominated Lourdes Campero because of her dedication to her business, her community and going above and beyond to assist in the economic growth our economy.
“Lourdes is a reflection of the entrepreneur spirit and serves as a business woman that has managed to successfully compete in a male dominated industry,” said Asusena Resendiz, President of the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “She is an inspiration for many and the IHCC looks forward to sharing many more successes with her.”
Source: Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce