JORGE FERNANDO GUZMAN
CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
With over 12 years of experience working in the private and public sector, Jorge Fernando Guzman serves as the Chief Executive Director and co-founder of Hispanicpros.
Outside of Hispanicpros, Jorge serves as the microenterprise developer at Hacienda Community Development Corporation (Hacienda CDC), a nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing, economic advancement, and educational opportunities to low-income Latino and non-Latino families in Portland, OR. In his position, Jorge helps entrepreneurs develop new and existing businesses through coaching and consulting. Previously, Jorge managed Hacienda CDC’s Mortgage Payment Assistance Program in Multnomah County for the State of Oregon. Prior to his work at Hacienda CDC, Guzman was the Operations and Compliance Manager for McGee Wealth Management, Inc. Read more.
CO-FOUNDER & PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR
Cristina Calderon is the Founder of Hispanicpros, and serves as Public Relations Director for the organization.
Prior to Hispanicpros, Cristina worked for the human resources department of a large technology company in Tualatin, OR. In her role, she acted as the liaison between the company’s administration and the Spanish-speaking workers. Cristina subsequently worked as a real estate agent with Remax Signature Properties successfully representing Hispanic homebuyers and sellers.
Cristina received her degree in International Relations from an accredited Mexican institution.
CO-FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Entrepreneur, innovation seeker, creative thinker, husband, dad, surfer and designer, who is passionate in turning ideas that can impact the world in a meaningful way into reality.
Co-founder and Managing Partner of Hispanicpros. Founding Board Member of the Willamette Valley Hispanic Chambers of Commerce. Founder of crazyfuego and Dreamers & Rebels.
CO-FOUNDER & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR
Jose Gonzalez is a co-founder of Hispanicpros, and serves as the Community Engagement Director. Jose is passionate about creating a support network for other up-and-coming Hispanic professionals.
Aside from Hispanicpros, Jose is the President of Tu Casa Real Estate, a Hispanic-owned real estate agency that has served the Portland community for over 18 years. Jose is also the Founding Board President of the Latino Business Alliance and the Willamette Valley’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He was also appointed to Oregon’s Health Insurance Exchange Board of Directors by the Governor and has been invited to the White House to be an advocate on behalf of immigrant entrepreneurs.