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Lt. Governor Dan McKee Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Small Business Roundtable

Lt. Governor Dan McKee Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Small Business Roundtable

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Lt. Governor Dan McKee hosted Advance RI’s first Latino Small Business Roundtable. Advance RI releases a monthly episode, broadcasted on PEG RI-TV, that focuses on the latest initiatives taking place at the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. During this one-hour session, Lt. Governor McKee sat down... READ MORE
Local Business Owner Wins RIBBA’s Prestigious George T. Downing Business Leadership Award

Local Business Owner Wins RIBBA’s Prestigious George T. Downing Business Leadership Award

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jhonny Leyva, president of Heroica Construction, was recently awarded the prestigious George T. Downing Business Leadership Award at the Rhode Island Black Business Association’s (RIBBA) 6th Annual Awards Gala on October 6th. “We received dozens of nominations this year. These individuals and companies are considered the best in their league and are worthy… READ MORE

Heroica Construction Tapped for RI School Building Task Force with Treasurer Seth Magaziner

Heroica Construction Tapped for RI School Building Task Force with Treasurer Seth Magaziner

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jhonny Leyva, president of Heroica Construction, was recently selected to serve as a member of the newly founded Rhode Island School Building Task Force. The 18-member team, lead by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Education Commissioner Ken Wagner, has been initiated following the release of the 2017 “State of Rhode Island Schoolhouses”… READ MORE

Heroica Construction Celebrates Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

Heroica Construction Celebrates Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

“The backbone of Rhode Island is small business,” said Governor Gina Raimondo in the recently unveiled Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – Rhode Island video. On Monday, June 12th, Heroica Construction President Jhonny Leyva and a class of almost 60 small business owners graduated the first Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Rhode Island. The… READ MORE

Heroica Construction Celebrates Raimondo’s Plan to Advance RI MBE’s

Heroica Construction Celebrates Raimondo’s Plan to Advance RI MBE’s

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Heroica Construction President Jhonny Leyva was invited to speak alongside Governor Gina Raimondo as she announced two new executive orders directed to support the state’s minority-owned business community. “If you become certified, it doesn’t mean you don’t have to work hard, do the paperwork, or perform. When you have your MBE certification… READ MORE

Heroica’s Painting gives back to the community.

Heroica’s Painting gives back to the community.

The Center to Advance Minority Participation in the Construction Industry is “a non-profit organization that serves as a business incubator and training facility for minority youth and adults throughout Rhode Island. The Center’s purpose is to increase their participation in building-related trades and businesses.”  The Center contacted Heroica’s Painting to see if we would help… READ MORE