Dorene C. Dominguez Announced as Female Entrepreneur of the Year for 2018 by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#entrepreneuroftheyear–Dorene C. Dominguez, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of the Vanir
Group of Companies, was named 2018 Female Entrepreneur of the Year at
the largest Hispanic gala in Houston.

The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala was held
Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Hilton Americas in Houston. The event
recognizes successful executives, entrepreneurs, and community leaders,
and was attended by more than 1,000 local business owners,
entrepreneurs, and leaders.

Upon receipt of her award, Dorene C. Dominguez said: “The Houston
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a leading regional advocate for the
economic and civic interests of the Hispanic business community and so
to be a part of such an inspirational event is a huge privilege.”

Dorene C. Dominguez is the CEO and Chairwoman of the Vanir Group of
Companies, Inc. and its subsidiaries Vanir Construction Management,
Vanir Development Company, and The Dominguez Dream. Continuing the
legacy of her father, H. Frank Dominguez, who founded the companies in
1964, Ms. Dominguez has made Vanir Group a leading minority- and
woman-owned program, project, and construction management firm operating
strategically throughout the United States.

“There are many Hispanic women who are shattering the mold of corporate
America and showing that minority women are an integral part of
business, and I’m proud to be among them,” said Dorene C. Dominguez.

The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala features a
range of awards including the Male and Female Hispanic Entrepreneur of
the Year, Male and Female Hispanic Executive of the Year, and Emerging
Business of the Year. The Chamber also recognizes participants of its
Emerging Leaders Institute – a robust group of rising young leaders. The
Annual Awards Gala has resulted in hundreds of new business connections
and introductions – making it a premier networking event in the City of
Houston every year.

For more information about the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce,
please visit https://www.houstonhispanicchamber.com

About Vanir Group of Companies

The Vanir Group of Companies, Inc. is a woman- and minority-owned
business enterprise that offers best-in-class construction management,
construction, real estate development, property management, and energy
services throughout California and the nation. Vanir Group’s
subsidiaries include Vanir Construction Management, Inc., Vanir
Development Company, Inc., and The Dominguez Dream. The combined staff
of the Vanir Group of Companies total over 400 professionals including
architects, engineers, construction managers, contractors, and
developers. The Dominguez Dream is a public nonprofit organization
committed to empowering children in underserved communities to achieve
their full potential through Literacy and STEAM. For more information,
please visit www.vanir.com
and www.dominguezdream.org.

Contacts

Erin Fleischmann
Director of Internal and External Relations
Vanir
Group of Companies, Inc.
916-575-8888
erin.fleischmann@vanir.com
www.vanir.com