The Chattanoogan reports that Leslie Sanchez, former Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, and current contestant on the reality show "The Apprentice" with Martha Stewart, will speak in Manchester as the keynote speaker for the Franklin County Republican Club’s Reagan Day Dinner on Saturday, October 22.
"In addition to her career in the White House, Ms. Sanchez also owns her own company, Impacto Group, which specializes in assisting businesses and associations target the Hispanic and the Women’s markets."
"On a whim (and from friendly pressure from her mentor Anna Cabral, current Treasurer of the United States), Ms. Sanchez auditioned and won a position as a cast member on the Martha Stewart Apprentice Program, where she is currently exhibiting her skills and talents to the entire nation."
Sanchez's profile on the NBC web site states that she "was named one of Hispanic Business magazine's '100 Most Influential Hispanic Americans'" and that as a "former aide to U.S. Representative Henry Bonilla, Leslie spearheaded the Republican Party's first multimillion-dollar advertising campaign targeting Hispanic voters. Leslie - who once sold encyclopedias door-to-door - earned her M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and her undergraduate degree from George Washington University."
"The event will be held at the Coffee County Conference Center in Manchester, Tenn., and includes a reception, full dinner, and an evening of enlightening and entertaining discourse beginning at 6 p.m. For tickets, reservations, and additional information, call (931) 649-3995."