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IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday May 26, 2009

  • Federal Appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor of Puerto Rican decent has made history being the first Hispanic to be nominated to the Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. – “We applaud President Obama’s choice of Federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the United States Supreme Court”, said Roger A. Campos, President & CEO.  “She has established a distinguished legal career and a deep appreciation for the impact of court decisions from real life experiences of growing up in a housing project in the Bronx to everyday life”. 

“President Obama’s choice demonstrates that through hard work, anyone can have the opportunity to “make it” in America”, said Janice Howroyd, Chairman of MBRT and CEO, Act-1 Group located in Torrance, CA. “I am particularly proud that our President is making the choice of a woman who brings her vast experience and credentials, sense of caring and legal intellect to such a high court of decision for our country”.  

About the Minority Business RoundTable: 

The Minority Business RoundTable is the only national non-profit organization for CEOs of the nation's leading African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, Native-American and other minority-owned businesses. Its members analyze and help formulate effective public policies that impact minority-owned business.  Our corporate members work to create sustainable communities and national economic viability through successful partnerships.

The Minority Business RoundTable is proud to have Glaxco Smith Kline, Equifax, the Allegis Group and Aerotek, Inc., IMPAC Real Estate Holdings, the Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of the country’s leading corporations, U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency and other federal agencies, corporations and business trade groups as strategic partners.  For more information on the Minority Business RoundTable, please visit www.mbrt.net.

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