Kern County’s business community will be celebrated at the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce’s (CHCC) 44th Annual Statewide Convention, held on August 16-18 in Orange County. The organization will honor Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics with the Central Region Business of the Year award and Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Jay Tamsi with the Entrepreneurship & Community Excellence award.

The Central Region Business of the Year – Recognizes an exemplary Hispanic small business in the Central Region that significantly contributes to advancing Hispanic businesses and the community. Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics is locally owned by Dr. Carlos A. Alvarez & Pam Alvarez R.N. 

“Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics has grown it’s business from 4 employees to 15 in the last 12 years,” says Julian Canete, President/CEO of CHCC. “Dr. Alvarez brings over 40 years medical experience while his wife Pam brings over 30. The expertise and quality care these two provide through their business and philanthropy in the Central Valley is exceptional. They are pillars of integrity.”

Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics has been a member of the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for over 25 years, as part of

Dr. Carlos A Alvarez MD Inc. In September 2022 the Alvarez expanded Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics to their current location 8313 Brimhall Rd, Building 2000 expanding to over 7,000 square feet where they pride themselves in providing state of the art services to ensure their diverse clientele receives the best service in a beautiful environment. The services range from skin care products, facials, massage and more in-depth youth preservation services.

The CHCC Entrepreneurship & Community Excellence – Recognizes Hispanic leaders who exemplify and excel in impacting their community through their entrepreneurial spirit. For over two decades, Jay Tamsi has been a champion and advocate for entrepreneurs and small businesses. He is a small business owner, Tamsi Consulting, a marketing and strategic planning business catering to public and media relations.

“As KCHCC President/CEO the last 12 years, Jay has increased membership throughout Kern County’s rural areas by 400 percent in 12 years which contributes to job growth and economic development,” says KCHCC Board Chairwoman, Olivia Garcia. “He has made an extensive impact and commitment to entrepreneurship and small businesses by being the founder of the first ever Kern County Small Business Academy (English and Spanish).”

The KCHCC Small Business Academies are an eight week extensive course providing resources including – starting a business plans, marketing, incorporating your business, customer services, business banking, tax audits, and more. The academy’s are SBA certified.

Since the KCHCC small business academy’s have started in 2013, over 2,500 entrepreneurs and small businesses have graduated the bilingual offered academy. This results in 35 percent of job creation in Kern County to this date. These unique academies have resident’s as far as Fresno and Los Angeles entrepreneurs and small businesses attending the quality and high profile academies.

Prior to his role at the KCHCC, for 12 years Tamsi credits his efforts at Dreyer’s Ice Cream for allowing him to expand on research and development which then led him to job creation for the brand companies. Dreyer’s in Bakersfield, the research and development administration is the largest ice cream plant in the world – creating thousands of jobs. This alone contributes to World’s economy and makes a huge impact in many Countries, States, and our local Kern County communities. Brands: Dreyer’s, Nestle, Haagen Dazs, Skinny Cow, etc.

“Overall our community and the State of California is well trained and equipped as trained entrepreneurs and small businesses  because of the work we are doing in Kern and across the Central Valley,” says Tamsi. “I believe in every chamber member, diversity equity and inclusion, and most of all the passion to serve as a quality servant to my members and all California residents.”

About the Chamber – The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce KCHCC is a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization. It is a recognized Hispanic business resource and leader in the economic and business development of Kern County. As the largest Hispanic business organization in the region, the KCHCC connects businesses with the growing and dynamic Hispanic marketplace.