Lifting Up Hispanic Businesses:
Victor Diaz, Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation
Victor Diaz is a highly successful business professional with a degree in environmental science from Rutgers University. He was born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba and immigrated with his family to Elizabeth, N.J. in 1966, and has resided in Pittsburgh since August of 2000. Mr. Diaz is founder and president of Videotek Construction, LLC, which specializes in closed circuit inspection of sewer lines. In 2011, Mr. Diaz co-founded VTC Supply, a specialty hauling company servicing the transportation and construction industries.
In the nonprofit arena, Mr. Diaz is co-founder of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Foundation, and in 2013, he founded the Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation, a community development corporation serving the Pittsburgh area with a mission to attract Hispanic investment and workforce to the region. Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation focuses on an incubator/co-worker space in Beechview, which will help increase the presence of Hispanic-owned and operated businesses in the community, as well as foot traffic and general activity, which are much needed in the community.