Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber (MCHC) President and veteran business owner Miguel Lopez was recently selected as the recipient of one of the 2022 VEL Institute Legacy Awards (Entrepreneurship).

Miguel Lopez

The Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber is thrilled to announce that Chairman of the Board, Miguel Lopez, will be one of three recipients of the 6th Annual Legacy Awards Dinner. Dinner is Thursday, November 10 at Augusta Pines Country Club beginning at 6 p.m. The event serves as VEL’s biggest fundraising event of the year where they honor a veteran, entrepreneur and local community leader.

In addition to Miguel, the other winners are:

“It is an honor, but a lesson in humility, to receive this award. I would like to congratulate the other recipients and thank the VEL Institute for this recognition. I also want to thank my fellow Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber board members for their support,” Lopez said. While busy operating his business which he launched in November 2021, Miguel accepted the position of Chairman of the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber Board of Directors in August 2022. He and the board have worked tirelessly to ensure that MCHC brings value to its members and the community. Julio Resendez, MCHC Board Secretary, said, “I couldn’t be prouder of Miguel for this recognition. If there is anyone who best exemplifies the values ​​of leadership, entrepreneurship and a desire to connect like-minded individuals at Chambers & VEL, it is our President Miguel.


This year, VEL has celebrity speaker Stephen Mackey as the keynote speaker at the dinner. The topic of the keynote will be “The Championship Character: How and Why the Character Wins in Life and Business.” As a keynote speaker, Mackey connects with audiences from all walks of life through humor, timeless wisdom and contagious energy.

To register and purchase tickets for the VEL Institute Awards Dinner, you can go to

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The Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber, established in 2003, is a 501c(6) nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The purpose of MCHC is to advance the growth, success and prosperity of the Hispanic community.

Source: Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber