He is currently on the Board of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
, also serving on the Board of the United Way of Greater Atlanta and its Young Professional Leaders program; a Board Member of the Georgia Association for Latino Elected Officials as Chairman of the Leadership Council overseeing: Advocacy, Leadership, Georgia Latino Vote, Citizenship, Cesar Chavez Day and the Ambassador program.
According to the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
in Atlanta, from 2000 to 2002, the most recent figures available, the Hispanic population grew faster in Georgia than in any other state, with 102 Hispanics moving in every day.
Georgia's effort to locate the Secretariat began two years ago when the Georgia Department of Industry, Trade & Tourism, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
, Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport and Georgia's business leaders came together to define a strategy for attracting the Secretariat to Atlanta.
The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
served as the host Chamber for the four-day event in September--a major event for the Hispanic business community.