The New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation welcomes two new members: Bush McGehee Wrighton, NOHHF Board of Directors and Margarita Bergen, NOHHF Advisory Board.
Bush Wrighton is a native of New Orleans and attended Trinity Episcopal School and Isidore Newman School prior to beginning his college career at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. In College Bush majored in International Business and minored in Spanish. Bush obtained a Master’s in Business Administration at Rollins College in Winter Park Florida, where he concentrated in finance and graduated top of his class. Bush began his banking career in Orlando, FL after receiving his MBA. In 2008, Bush moved back to New Orleans and accepted a position as a Commercial/Middle Market Relationship Manager at Whitney Bank. Between his stent at Whitney and his current position, Bush assisted with the management of a small manufacturing business as Chief Financial Officer. In late 2017, Bush returned to Banking and joined Regions Bank. At Regions, Bush manages the South Louisiana, South Texas District of the Credit Products. .
Margarita Bergen was born in La Romana, Dominican Republic and moved to New York with her family as a teenager. She was educated at City College, NYC - BA and two MA degrees in bilingual education and school administration. She worked in NYC as an associate for the Bilingual Bureau for the Education Department of New York State. Margarita moved to New Orleans in 1978 and owned and operated the Bergen Gallery on Royal Street for 25 years. Later she would operate the Bergen-Casell Gallery. She has also worked as a social columnist for the past 20 years and also organized the New Orleans Round Table which brings different cultural and community groups together once a month.
WELCOME TO THE NOHHF FAMILY!
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