Written by Phil Cerroni
The Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) announced Jennifer Garcia as its Interim President. The mission of the IHCC is to advocate for education and economic development in the Hispanic market.
Garcia has over 12 years experience in the Chamber sector and brings a wealth of knowledge, including leadership in economic development, operations, public relations, member recruitment/retention, accounting, finance, marketing, and strategy. Garcia is known for her steadfast work ethic, which she attributed to her parents. Garcia’s Mexican-American father and Salvadorian mother, Reynaldo and Ada Luz Martinez, instilled the significance of working for and attaining the American dream while staying authentic to cultural heritage and spiritual guidance.
Garcia has completed Nonprofit Membership Growth and Nonprofit Time Management certifications through the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation Chamber Training Institute and University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business collaborative. Additionally, Garcia is pursuing training in Nonprofit Management, Nonprofit Board Governance, Nonprofit Leadership Growth, Personal and Organizational Branding and Nonprofit Lobbying and Advocacy.
Garcia, her husband, and three children are Irving proud. In fact, Garcia has called Irving home since the age of five. Devoted to her love for entrepreneurship and her community, Garcia is honored and humbled to lead the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Source: Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce