California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce to Host CA Hispanic SBDC Regional Center

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the CA Hispanic SBDC Regional Center (SBDC). The center will provide high quality services to San Joaquin County small businesses and entrepreneurs. The center works to start and grow businesses, create jobs, increase sales, gain capital, and investment. The Regional Center provides services to 36 northern California counties. The center also concentrates on delivering services to the Spanish-speaking community, offering in-language programming.

  “We are pleased to support San Joaquin County small businesses with technical assistance and services. These services will help build and sustain a vibrant small business community and support the local economy,” said Bob Gutierrez, CHCC Chairman of the Board.

  “As a statewide organization committed to diversity and inclusion. The CHCC will bring critical business support services to all entrepreneurs from all backgrounds within the community through a strong network of diverse advisors. The CHCC’s overall strategy is to increase, expand, and grow small businesses. And to increase small businesses’ economic and social impact throughout Northern California,” stated Julian Canete, CHCC President & CEO.

CHCC Senior Vice President Oscar Garcia serves as Director of the CA Hispanic SBDC Regional Center. As the director, he will oversee the delivery of services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Oscar has directed CHCC’s statewide business development programs since 2018. Before joining the CHCC, Garcia was the Business Center Program Director for Sacramento County. He brings over 15 years of experience in business center management, fiscal accountability, business principles, financing, and small business loan packaging.  

The CHCC will establish satellite offices in San Joaquin County to service the region’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. For more information, please visit, or call (916) 573-4808.

  The CA Hispanic SBDC Regional Center is part of the Northern California (NorCal) SBDC program hosted by Cal Poly Humboldt. The NorCal SBDC program is funded through a grant from the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development and a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

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