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Board of Directors

The CHCC has a 21 member Board of Directors representing chambers of commerce throughout the four regions of the state. The CHCC Board of Directors develop policy, set CHCC goals and objectives, and provides oversight of the CHCC.

Hispanic business owners, chamber members and other interested individuals have the opportunity to contribute to the development of policy and the mission of the CHCC by participating on the CHCC Board of Directors and by participating on statewide committees.

Executive Committee

Chairman of the Board
Frank Montes
Inland Body & Paint
Greater Riverside HCC
Riverside, CA


Vice Chairman of the Board
Robert (Bob) Gutierrez
San Joaquin County HCC
Stockton, CA


Roberto Cortez
Monarch Engineers
Vallejo, CA


Dennis King
Silicon Valley HCC
San Jose, CA

Central Region Chairman
Stephen Martinez
SDM & Associates
North Valley HCC
Sacramento, California

Inland Empire Region Chair
Juanita Ruiz
El Jardin Spa and Wellness Center
Ontario HCC
Ontario, CA


Northern Region Chair
Raul Hernandez
Hood & Strong LLP
San Francisco HCC
San Francisco, CA

Southern Region Chair
Albert Clark
GS Levine Insurance Services, Inc.
San Diego County HCC
San Diego, CA


Chairman Emeritus
Ken Macias, D.P.A., M.B.A., CPA
Macias Consulting Group, LLP
Sacramento HCC
Sacramento, CA


Legal Counsel
Richard Mac Bride, J.D./M.B.A.
Law Offices of Richard Mac Bride
Contra Costa County HCC
Richmond, CA


Central Region Director
Jose Plascencia
Kings Canyon Insurance Group, LLC
Central California HCC
Clovis, CA

Central Region Director
Brenna Butler Garcia
Sacramento, CA

Inland Empire Region Director

Inland Empire Region Director
Maria Urena
Greater Riverside HCC
Riverside, CA

Northern Region Director
Dr. Judy Castro
JCastro Consulting & John F. Kennedy University
San Ramon, CA

Northern Region Director
Julio Baisa
Pacific Wide & Mortgage
CC Agrupacion de Comerciantes del Norte de California
San Jose, CA

Southern Region Director



Southern Region Director
Julius Argumedo
C1P Solutions Inc.
Long Beach, CA


At Large Director
Tayde Aburto, MBA
Hispanic Chamber of e-Commerce
San Diego, CA

At Large Director
Gabriela Mello
Wells Fargo
Bakersfield, CA


At Large Director
Veronica Corona
CM Cleaning Solutions
Los Angeles, CA