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posted Jun 5, 2013 - 6:49:57pm
DELTONA – The Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jessica Cavazos as Executive Director.
Ms. Cavazos is skilled in Business Development, Government Relations, Community Outreach, Non-Profit Building, Organization Marketing, Networking, Philanthropy, Corporate branding and Social Media. Of the appointment, Cavazos commented, "I am truly thrilled and humbled by the warm reception received thus far from this vibrant community and members of the Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (VHCC). As the new executive director, I plan to work on our commitment to the ongoing enhancement of benefits and services, as well as to advocate, support, and assist new initiatives. It’s important that we begin working together to strengthen our local economy, businesses, personal relationships, and continue promote this wonderful community "
Carlos Valderrama, chairman/president of the board of the VHCC, said of Cavazo's appointment: "We are all excited that Jessica will be joining us in this important milestone of the chamber. Cavazos' experience makes her an ideal choice for our executive director. Her intellect, creativity, and thrive will benefit VHCC greatly as we prepare for our next evolution".
Raised in Milwaukee, Cavazos has served with the National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives, League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, and was named 2012 "Hispanic Woman of the year" in Wisconsin.
As a direct liaison to Rep. Gwen Moore of Milwaukee, she worked as an advocate for her constituents and federal agencies. As a director of marketing at Alliance of Children and Families, she developed and initiated marketing strategies for membership drive, sales, and public relation events. As sponsorship director at Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, she was responsible for furthering the overall financial growth, audience development, and administration of the foundations prime national cultural event.
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