Posted by manolo On June - 23 - 2012

Manuel E. Cevallos is the Owner and President of MCG Sports and Entertainment, which has organized over 100 International Soccer Games over the past 22 years in USA and other countries, between National and Professional Soccer Teams from Latin America and Europe. He managed and produced Concacaf Gold Cup in 1996 with nine National Teams, including U.S.A., Mexico, and Brazil. He has promoted massive music festivals and events dedicated to promoting cultural exchange and community pride in the Latino Community, such as “Cinco de Mayo” and Independence Day, where recent past attendance exceeded 80 thousand people over a two day period of time. Since 1995 he has promoted international professional boxing events. His company, MCG Sports and Entertainment has been contracted to promote events by the City of Los Angeles since 1998. Mr. Cevallos managed the careers of professional coaches and soccer players and boxing professional talents.

Mr. Cevallos has been working for the last eigth years on International Trade of Commodities, trading products like gold, scrap metal, copper, cement, and agricultural products like sugar, coffee, rise, corn, beans, soybean, cotton, chocolate, from Latino American countries to U S, European and Asian countries. He coordinates also public and private investment in emerging countries.

Mr. Cevallos is a U.S. Citizen. He is a Doctor of International Politics and Government Finance, expert Business Administration and marketing, he also has experience for over 25 years in Journalism. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the State of California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (CAHCC) for the last ten years. He is the Founding Board Member and current President and CEO of the U.S. Latino American Chamber of Commerce (USLACC) which has grown into one of the largest Latino Chambers of Commerce. He served as the President of U.S. Ecuadorean American Chamber of Commerce. He is member of the board of Directors of the Global Project Development Foundation which promotes social and humanitarian development in developing countries.

Mr. Cevallos has worked in the Media industry since 1984, working in Radio, Television and Newspapers in the Greater Los Angeles area. He has covered numerous events as a Sports Journalist since 1982, which includes the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles and other Olympic Games worldwide. As a journalist, he covered the Soccer World Cup competitions; the Copa Mundial España 1982 to present; the Copa America competitions; the Gold Cup; the Copa Libertadores, and others torunaments . Mr. Cevallos was accredited to the events santionated by FIFA, Concacaf, Commebol, and many other National Soccer Federations and European organizations. He wrote a Sports Column (“Deportimundo y Mas”) that was printed in over 60 newspapers in the U.S., Latin America for more than 15 years. Such a position consistently affords him the opportunity to communicate with Presidents of Latin American countries.

Mr. Cevallos hosted his own Radio Program with a radio audience of 2 million listeners every Sunday from 6.00 a.m. – 7.00 a.m. called ‘The Dollar Is Latin American Also’ at 87.7 FM. The program is dedicated to promoting economic development and provides training to the Latino Business Community in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. The program also airs on the U.S. Latino American Chamber Website at www.uslacc.com along with 30 instructional training videos designed for business people who want to open their own business. An average of 3,000 people watches the videos on a daily basis, all of which are hosted by Mr. Cevallos.

Mr. Cevallos is presently writing a book on economics entitled “The Dollar is also Latino Americano” to be published in English, Spanish and Portuguese and another book entitle “Ecuador Visto Desde Afuera” by an Ecuadorean Immigrant who lives in the U S for over 30 years. Mr. Cevallos will publish in Spanish and dedicated to the Ecuadorean community in Ecuador and abroad. Mr. Cevallos interacts in business projects between United States and Ecuador and other Latin American Countries.