Chairman of the Board of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Ernie Gutierrez appointed Don Martinez the new Chair of the Procurement Committee and Mr. David J. Blanco Co-Chair. The committee's primary charter includes promoting procurement and supplier diversity issues on behalf of Latino businesses in California.
"This is truly an honor to be appointed Chair of the Procurement Committee by Chairman Gutierrez, said Mr. Don Martinez. "Although there are many challenges facing businesses across the U.S., there is strong evidence that a turnaround is just around the corner. It will be our priority to ensure our member companies are aware of new opportunities, as well as, help them prepare their respective businesses understand and prepare for new customer needs."
"I am pleased to appoint Mr. Martinez to chair the CAHCC's procurement committee. As the fastest growing business segment in California and in the United States, the CAHCC is committed to increasing procurement opportunities for our members. Latino businesses are a key to the nation's economic recovery and the CAHCC will help facilitate new and exciting growth opportunities for our members," stated Ernie Gutierrez, CAHCC Chairman.