The Board of Directors of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber recently elected three new members to the board of directors:
Gil Jimenez, has over 30 years in the banking industry. He also served under former New Mexico Gov. Napolitano, as director of the Arizona Department of Commerce. He has expertise in strategic planning, asset management, business development, and implementation of marketing strategies.
Rhonnda Parsons Edmiston is the Small Business Outreach Manager for Howard S. Wright Constructors. She is responsible for small business and diversity outreach. Previously, she served as the Small Business Development Manager for the Port of Portland.
Valerie Solórzano is the owner of Chick of All Trades, a small construction firm and traffic control company. She has experience managing small businesses, and working with large public and private firms.
“All three of these individuals bring expertise in a variety of areas that will benefit our organization,” said Jerry Petty, Hispanic Chamber board chair. “We look forward to their input and their support of our mission to support the economic advancement of Latinos in Oregon.”