One of the reasons Belen Sanchez joined the local Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is that she likes to help others. You might say she is paying it forward. “My family helped me a lot when I started my insurance business and it seems to be a good thing to pass it on.” Belen is a true Fresnan attending local grammar schools and graduating from Duncan High School, Fresno City College, and Fresno State.
She got a lot of business training at her mother’s restaurant, Julia’s, and used that knowledge to treat people right and be a helper to her community. It is notable that she met her husband in high school and they have been together ever since. She is also a volunteer at SCORE and helps guide new business owners to be successful. Belen says, “it is a good idea to join the CCHCC (Central California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) because there is a lot of good information shared there that can help business people grow.” She adds that the networking is excellent and it is like a “small business community that helps each other.”
Belen likes to help new business owners and even tells people considering a business that they should “have confidence, show their talent, and help others when they can.” Besides all this she is a dedicated wife and mother of three successful children and is excited about their future as well.
She is the owner of Belen Sanchez Insurance Agency here in Fresno.