Jesus Andrade was recently selected as the CEO of the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SJCHCC). He was chosen unanimously by the organization’s Board of Directors starting June 8, 2018.
“After a thorough search that yielded a pool of highly qualified candidates, the board is pleased to have found the best person to lead the organization through its next phase of program expansion and membership growth,” said Bob Gutierrez, board president and lead principal of BG Strategies. “Jesus has strong local roots and a proven track record in government affairs and advocacy.”
Gutierrez went on to say that Andrade is committed and passionate about expanding economic opportunities and entrepreneurship in the region. He also “offers a clear vision to the organization’s next era of growth,” he said.
“I am honored to lead an organization with so many respected business members and community leaders,” Andrade commented. “This organization has been a pillar of strength in the Central Valley for over 45 years and continues to be a dominating voice for small business locally and in Sacramento.”
Andrade has a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and a minor in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento. He is also a Stockton City Councilmember and co-founder of the Stockton Schools Initiative. He is active on a host of commissions and boards, as well.