May 2, 2019

Laredo Country Club

Presented by

2019 Laredo Business Hall of Fame Honorees

Marti Franco

Marti's SA

William Green

Laredo Morning Times

Gilbert Narvaez, Jr.

Falcon International Bank

Junior Achievement of Laredo recognizes the outstanding contributions of business leaders of our city through the Laredo Business Hall of Fame.  In honoring them, we hope to inspire others, especially young people, to pursue excellence for a better tomorrow.

These Laureates played a major role in the history and growth of the city of Laredo and serve as role models for our city's youth.  JA will honor their impact on our great city on May 2, 2019 at  the Laredo Country Club.

For information about this event contact Oralia Bernal at 956.725.3464

Previously Inducted Laureates




Hall of Fame


Title Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Marilyn De Llano

Bronze Sponsor

Armadillo Homes

Arguindegui Oil Company

BBVA Compass

Brick and Tile International

Budweiser/Bud Light

Jett Bowl North

La Posada Hotel


Las Plazas of Laredo

Laredo Heat

Laredo Morning Times

Mejia Engineering Company

Marti Franco

Palenque Management LLC

Uni-Trade Forwarding L.C.

Individual Seats


Al Chavez-Laredo Federal Credit Union

Falcon International Bank

El Manana

Laredo Church of Christ

Wells Fargo Bank


Texas A&M International University

U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar

Nancy de Anda-Laredo Area
Community Foundation

Marti Franco

Dr. Ike’s

Women’s City Club




Curriculum and Texas Correlation

6th to 8th Grade Programs

9th to 12th Grade Programs

JA Finance Park