LATINA Style is delighted to announce one the top two finalist for the LATINA Style Entrepreneur of the Year award, for D.C. 2018 LATINA Style Business Series.
Jacqueline (Jackie) Krick | Founder & President | ECU Communications, LLC
A native of Colombia, South America, Jackie Krick is a marketing and advertising professional and an entrepreneur advocate of women-owned businesses, and youth leadership. As President and Founder of ECU Communications (ECU), a full-service digital marketing communications agency in Manassas, VA, she brings a three-decade career in providing award-winning marketing, advertising, strategic planning services to a diverse base of notable federal, state & local government, nonprofit and private sector clients.
“Only you have the power to make your dreams come true” says Jackie Krick, an accomplished marketing professional whose dreams of manning her own firm became a reality in 2004 when she opened the doors to ECU Communications, an 8(a) certified marketing communications firm that specializes in positively influencing audiences through the creation of suitable content, language, visual appeal, and technology.
Jackie’s storied foundation in the field of marketing began before she founded ECU Communications in 2004. Earlier, in the role of Vice President of Marketing for a government contractor she led the company to significant multimillion dollar advertising contracts. In addition, she previously held other marketing related positions in support of information technology services for hardware, software and networking solutions as Director of Marketing, and Channel Marketing Manager.
Jackie a Co-Founder of CenterFuse, a cowork space downtown Historic Manassas that supports growth and development of entrepreneurs, solopreneurs and emerging ventures that need a fully equipped space to do business, attend workshops, network and grow.
A rare combination of drive, competence, and purpose, Jackie focuses her special attention in support of underserved charitable interests, both in Northern Virginia and nationally. Her desire to continually give back to the community, led her to IMPACTO Youth, a 501c3 organization she founded in 2013, with the mission to “shape, advance and improve the lives of economically and socially disadvantaged youth through education”.
Jackie and her husband, Ken, reside in Bristow, Virginia. They have two children, and a granddaughter.
Corina Morga | President | C.R. Services
President | Greater Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Corina’s passion for helping people is reflected in all her efforts and is fueled by the desire to support those in need. She supports the local community with a small business and a non-profit, @BmoreLatina, which helps disadvantaged women and children build economic independence and empowerment through understanding how to navigate the paths to the success achieved by upward mobility of the American Dream. A Los Angeles native with a Harford County, MD upbringing, her business in construction cleaning is built upon her blue-collar roots.
As a compassionate business owner, she understands the success of building a business is achieved by demonstrating leadership and support for her employees and the communities they represent. In 2016, she won the title “Woman of the Year” for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society in a victorious fundraising effort to support baby Brielle and her grandfather’s legacy.
C.R. Services was founded on the principles of care, quality, reliability, and delivery to provide the best in customer service. We believe the customer, are the most important asset. We work hard everyday to build a long lasting professional relationship. We offer very competitive commercial services throughout the Baltimore and Washington D.C. community.
“The company philosophy is to take pride in everything we do and doing every job well done.”
The LATINA Style “Entrepreneur of the Year” award honors leading entrepreneurs of all fields. Award finalists are nominated by community partners and are selected based on their vision, leadership, financial success, community service, and visibility as a true role model for young women. In addition, LATINA Style, will award the top two finalists in recognition of excellence in entrepreneurship, and remarkable dedication to working with the community.