Juan López, vice president of Investments and Treasury Services at Independence Blue Cross, was honored with the Hispanic Heritage Award at an October 11 awards event hosted by Latino newspaper, Al Día.
The award was created to recognize the contributions of our region’s most accomplished Latinos in health, education, business, and civic works.
The event honored four leaders in Philadelphia:
- Juan López, vice president, Treasury Services, Independence Blue Cross
- Daniel V. Schidlow, Dean of the School of Medicine, Drexel University
- Antonia M. Villarruel, Dean of the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
- Romulo Diaz, vice president and general counsel, PECO Energy.
Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated in the United States since 1988, when President Ronald Reagan signed a law that officially recognized the presence of Latinos in the country and acknowledged the substantial contributions they have made to the U.S.