HOUSTON (Oct. 9, 2009) – Lopez Negrete Communications, the second largest independent Hispanic owned and operated full-service agency in the country, was ranked in the top 50 percent of Hispanic Business magazine’s 500 directory. The Hispanic Business 500 is based on annual revenue and overall company size and this year Lopez Negrete Communications ranks 224.
“The Hispanic Business 500 is a prestigious list and we are honored to be recognized for our continued growth,” said Alex López Negrete, CEO, president and chief creative officer of Lopez Negrete Communications. “We, as a team, have worked diligently for our growth, but to be clear, it is the growth of our clients’ bottom line that we stay most focused on.”
In addition, Lopez Negrete Communications was ranked number one this year among the Top 100 Diversity Owned (Div100) businesses in Texas, and received national honors, ranking sixth among the top 500 Hispanic American Owned businesses in America, and 53rd overall among the top 500 Diversity Owned businesses in America by DiversityBusiness.com.
For more than two decades, the Hispanic Business 500 has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. The 500 directory shows a maturation of companies from start-up phase to the middle market with revenues between $5 million and $50 million and beyond.
A total of four marketing and/or advertising agencies in the United States made this year’s Hispanic Business 500 list.
About Hispanic Business Magazine
Hispanic Business magazine, the flagship publication of Hispanic Business Inc., has established itself as the premier business publication for the Hispanic market. With a BPA-audited primary circulation of 265,000 and a total audience of more than one million readers, Hispanic Business reaches CEOs, business owners, corporate decision makers and professionals in all sectors, including business, law, accounting, healthcare, government and engineering.
About Lopez Negrete Communications, Inc.Lopez Negrete Communications is an independent, Hispanic owned and operated full-service agency specializing in Hispanic marketing. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, with a second office in LosAngeles, Calif., the company’s billings for 2009 are estimated at $161 million. Since 1985, Lopez Negrete has offered a full range of advertising, marketing and public relations services to industry leaders such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Tyson Foods, Bank of America, Microsoft Corporation, Kraft Foods (Kraft Singles), MillerCoors (Miller Lite), NBC Universal Motion Pictures Group, Azteca Milling L.P., Sonic Drive-Ins, Reliant Energy, and others. With more than 160 employees, Lopez Negrete is a proven leader in providing fully integrated national Hispanic marketing and communications services.