Monday, February 27, 2012

Mi Casa Welcomes Four New Board Members

Mi Casa is delighted to welcome four new members to our Board of Directors:
  • Richard Gonzales,  GCR LLP
  • Rafael Medina, Entravision Communications
  • James Perez Foster, touchPoint Partners, LLC
  • Debbie Trujillo, KeyBank 
Richard Gonzales (far left) is a partner at the law firm GCR with more than 25 years of legal experience in the public and private sectors.  A graduate of Stanford Law, Richard specializes in public finance, real estate transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Richard was general counsel for Stapleton Development Corp., a public/private partnership that resulted in one of the largest urban developments in the nation.  Richard is also active in the American GI Forum, as well as other charitable organizations, including Girls, Inc., El Centro Su Teatro, and KUVO Public Radio.

Rafael Medina (far right) is the Marketing & Communications Director for Entravision Communications. He manages the marketing, promotions and community outreach efforts for Colorado’s leading Spanish-language television, radio, and online media properties. Entravision’s five TV stations and four radio stations in Colorado deliver more listeners and viewers than the any local competitors – regardless of language. Rafael, a Denver native and first generation American, is passionate about supporting the Latino community and volunteers for organizations that serve Hispanic families.

James Perez Foster (center left) is an entrepreneur and business executive. In 2004, he quit his job on Wall Street to move to Denver and start a bank to serve the Latino community. After four years and more than $20 million raised, Lakewood-based Solera National Bank opened its doors to the community.  Today, Solera is publicly traded and has more than 700 shareholders.  James also boasts expertise in new market penetration, board governance, public relations, and corporate social responsibility. James is also actively involved in community volunteerism.

Debbie Trujillo (center right) is the Vice President of Programs for KeyBank. With over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, Debbie is passionate about building bridges between Colorado’s businesses and the Hispanic community.  Debbie is also highly involved in community service. She has been on the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Chamber of Metro Denver for five years and was the board chair in 2011. Debbie is a board member of the Denver/Boulder BBB Foundation and in 2010 was the board chair.

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