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CHCC Treasurer Connie Perez Appointed to California State Lottery Commission

Posted on 2/20/2013 by Alex Ayala

SACRAMENTO - Connie Perez, a partner at a leading California accounting firm and treasurer of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Board of Directors,recently received the support of the California State Senate Rules Committee to confirm her appointment to the California State Lottery Commission. The full State Senate is scheduled to vote on Perez's appointment in March. Perez was chosen for the position by Gov. Jerry Brown.


CHCC Treasurer Connie Perez Appointed to California State Lottery Commission   


SACRAMENTO -  Connie Perez, a partner at a leading California accounting firm and treasurer of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Board of Directors,recently received the support of the California State Senate Rules Committee to confirm her appointment to the California State Lottery Commission.
 
The full State Senate is scheduled to vote on Perez's appointment in March. Perez was chosen for the position by Gov. Jerry Brown.
 
"We congratulate Connie Perez on the support she received from the Rules Committee," said Mark Martinez, CEO and President of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce. "She is a natural leader who will bring an abundance of knowledge and expertise to the Commission."
 
Connie Perez is a partner with Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation, one of the largest accounting firms in the state of California, where she helps lead the Southern California office headquartered in Pasadena. Perez graduated from California State University, Bakersfield, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. Perez was awarded the Businesswoman of the Year by the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
 
"I am honored to have been appointed and to have the opportunity to serve on the California State Lottery Commission," Perez said. "I will work hard to ensure that the California Lottery meets the needs and serves the people of California."
 
Martinez said the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce has urged state leaders to tap Latino business leaders for positions such as the Lottery Commission. Perez, in fact, is the first Latina to serve on the Lottery Commission.
 
"I am very proud of the work Connie is doing for the state of California," stated Senator Ricardo Lara. "I am fully committed to working to ensure that more people of color, in particular women, get appointed to sit on boards, commissions and get appointed to positions of leadership for the state."
About the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CAHCC) 
The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) has a network of over 65 Hispanic chambers and business associations throughout the State of California.  Through its network of Hispanic chambers and business association, the CHCC represents the interest of over 700,000 Hispanic business owners in California.  The CHCC is the premier and largest regional ethnic business organization in the nation that promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and California's Emerging Businesses. For more information, please visit our website at www.cahcc.com