Our Team

President’s Office 

Gissel Gazek-Nicholas
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Gissel Gazek-Nicholas

Chief of Staff
DeVere Kutscher
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DeVere Kutscher

Chief Strategy Officer & SVP of Communications
Jesse Bauld
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Jesse Bauld

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Accounting and Finance 

Mario Valdez
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Mario Valdez

Vice President of Finance and Administration
Brenda Simpson
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Brenda Simpson

Manager of Accounting
Felipe E. Ugalde
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Felipe E. Ugalde

Financial Analyst
Vanessa Mondragon
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Vanessa Mondragon

Finance Assistant

Communications and Marketing

Susan Farhang
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Susan Farhang

Director of Marketing

Corporate Affairs 

Sebastian Ontiveros
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Sebastian Ontiveros

Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Kenny Roberts
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Kenny Roberts

Senior Manager

Government Affairs and Policy 

Kevin Hernandez
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Kevin Hernandez

Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs
David Vasquez
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David Vasquez

Manager of External Affairs

Events

Geoff Malloy
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Geoff Malloy

Director of Events
Elizabeth Allard
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Elizabeth Allard

Manager of Events

Foundation and Chamber Membership 

Eliza Hernandez
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Eliza Hernandez

Vice President of USHCC Foundation
Lucero Piña
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Lucero Piña

Program Manager
Karina Marquez
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Karina Marquez

Senior Development Manager
Isaac Reynoso
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Isaac Reynoso

Communications Manager

Fellows and Interns 

Fernando Meersohn
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Fernando Meersohn

Business Policy Fellow

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