Our Team

President’s Office 

Fernand Fernandez
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Fernand Fernandez

Interim President & CEO
Richard Garcia
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Richard Garcia

Special Assistant

Accounting and Finance 

Mario Valdez
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Mario Valdez

Vice President of Finance and Administration
Felipe E. Ugalde
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Felipe E. Ugalde

Managing Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
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

Director of Marketing
Michael Saltz
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Michael Saltz

Communications Associate

Business Development

Richard S. Algra
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Richard S. Algra

Vice President of Business Development
Karina Marquez
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Karina Marquez

Director of Hispanic Business Enterprise Development
Lucero Piña
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Lucero Piña

Associate Director of Chamber Management
Fernando Meersohn
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Fernando Meersohn

Corporate Affairs Manager

Government Affairs and Policy 

Mary Gardner
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Mary Gardner

Senior Manager of Government Affairs and Policy

Events

Geoff Malloy
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Geoff Malloy

Director of Events
Elizabeth Allard
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Elizabeth Allard

Associate Director of Events

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