Lopez Negrete Communications is an advertising agency based out of Houston, Texas that focuses on the Hispanic community. Lopez Negrete has created advertising campaigns for numerous national brands, including Bank of America, Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Royal Dutch Shell, Miller Brewing Company, the Houston Astros, and NBC Universal. In a 2007 Billboard magazine article, Lopez Negrete was described as the "top Latin ad agency" and the companys CEO, Alex López Negrete, was named 2012 Agency Executive of the Year by HispanicAd.com. In May 2006, the Houston Business Journal rated Lopez Negrete Communications as the second largest advertising firm in Houston, and reported that it had a revenue of $135 million. In December 2007, López Negrete Communications opened an office in the city of Burbank, California. This was because López Negrete Communications won the "media planning and buying account" for NBC Universal, according to the Houston Business Journal.