About

Meet The Venezuelan-American Sisters Behind AVANZA

Combined they have 20 years of experience in the Latino and Millennial multicultural markets. AVANZA was created to address the need for culturally relevant and socially conscious business consultancy services.

Victoria Calderón Nunes

Co-owner & CEO, Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op & AVANZA Business Solutions

Victoria is a Venezuelan-American social entrepreneur, blogger, published author and marketing expert with over 10 years of experience. She’s worked in media, corporate, nonprofit and small business sectors.
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Virginia Nunes Gutierrez

Co-owner & COO, Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op & AVANZA Business Solutions

Virginia is an international entrepreneur and renowned healthcare professional. Her educational background is in in Tourism and Social Science from Spain.
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Affiliations

The United Way purpose is to reduce poverty in our community.

The CCC is a board of young professionals appointed and funded to serve as the community’s foremost thought leader on young professionals.

The Columbus Women’s Commission will work to dismantle barriers and reduce gender based inequities to improve the economic position of women.

CelebrateOne was created in November 2014 to carry out the Task Force’s eight recommendations to reduce the community’s alarming infant mortality rate.

The OSU College of Nursing is the world’s leader in thinking and achieving the impossible to transform health and improve lives.

A group of moms that enjoying keeping you in the know about all things related to motherhood, Columbus and family fun.

Experience Columbus’ mission is to sell, market and promote the Destination Columbus experience to visitors.

A national small business advocacy organization, founded and run by small business owners to focus on solving the biggest problems facing small businesses.

Awards & Recognition

2016

Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op: “Top 10 Columbus Coffee Shops of 2016” by the Metropreneur

2016

Entrepreneurs of the Year by Smart Business Journal

2013

Women’s Book Columbus Edition Feature

2012

Front Cover of Columbus C.E.O. Magazine

2011

Ohio Latino Award (El Sol De Ohio)

2010-2015

Who’s Who in Latino Columbus

2010

Business First 40 Under 40 (Victoria Nunes)

2009

Corporate Advocate of the Year (Ohio Hispanic Chambers of Commerce)

Distinguished Hispanic Ohioan (Ohio Latino Affairs Commission)