Our Team

President's Office 

Jesse Bauld
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Jesse Bauld

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
DeVere Kutscher
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DeVere Kutscher

Chief Strategy Officer & SVP of Communications
Gissel Gazek-Nicholas

Gissel Gazek-Nicholas

Chief of Staff

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
Vanessa Mondragon
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Vanessa Mondragon

Finance Assistant

Communications and Marketing

Susan Farhang
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Susan Farhang

Manager of Digital Marketing and Communications
Patrick Wright
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Patrick Wright

Director of Writing and Executive Communications

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
Lizette Villarreal
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Lizette Villarreal

Membership Manager

Government Affairs and Policy 

Albert Morales
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Albert Morales

Vice President of Government Affairs & Policy
Kevin Hernandez
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Kevin Hernandez

Director of External Affairs and Policy
Sandra Benitez
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Sandra Benitez

Director of Government Affairs and Policy
David Vasquez
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David Vasquez

Manager of External Affairs

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

Fellows and Interns 

Fernando Meersohn
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Fernando Meersohn

Business Policy Fellow
Sarah Terrazas
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Sarah Terrazas

Business Policy Fellow

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