Earlier this month, the Fifth Annual Latino Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala presented by Verizon Wireless at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) honored Laura Oldaker, founder and CEO of By Your Side Senior Care in Tucson, Arizona, who was awarded $25,000 cash infusion, five 4G LTE Motorola devices and free voice and data service for one year.
By Your Side Senior Care, a Human Services company that focuses on providing care for the Elderly community in the Tucson area. Laura and her husband Justin founded By Your Side in 2009 and currently employ a team of 35. By Your Side provides Caregiver Education and employment to those looking for a career in Elderly Care, empowering women and men who may not otherwise be able to obtain a job due to lack of formal education or disability status.
The evening's keynote address was given by actress, director, producer and activist Eva Longoria, who is most recognized for her role as Gabrielle Solis in the hit primetime ABC series Desperate Housewives. Eva is also an active philanthropist and national spokesperson for PADRES Contra El C?íncer (PADRES) whose mission is to improve the quality of Life for Children with cancer and their families.