News Release: Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey Vice Chairman and Former Executive Director Appointed As Co-Chairs to Gov.-elect Murphy's Transition Team

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November 27, 2017
For Immediate Release

Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey Vice Chairman and Former Executive Director Appointed As Co-Chairs to Gov.-elect Murphy's Transition Team
Vice Chairman, Luis De La Hoz, to Focus on Economic Development Policy and Former Executive Director, Jazlyn Carvajal, to assist with Government Technology and Innovation.


Lyndhurst, NJ – Luis De La Hoz and Jazlyn Carvajal have been appointed to aid New Jersey’s new governor-elect, Phil Murphy, with his 2018 Transition upon Murphy’s January 16, 2018, inauguration. As a Co-Chair of the governor-elect’s Stronger and Fairer Economy committee, De La Hoz will be focusing on the state’s economic development policy. Carvajal, alongside four other co-chairs, will concentrate on equipping the state with new technology and innovation.

De La Hoz is currently Vice President of Community Development for BCB Community Bank. As the former vice president of the Lending Team of Intersect Fund, a New Brunswick-based microlender, De La Hoz experience lays in the ability to enhance business portfolios of Latino entrepreneurs, business owners and startups seeking capital. “Having worked with minority and women-owned businesses throughout the state of New Jersey now is the time to make sure our state-level policies promote a fair, just economy destined to prosper" De La Hoz stated.

Carvajal, in her former role as Executive Director of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, showcased her skill set and experience to represent the Chamber and best support its business community.

De La Hoz, as Vice Chairman of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, has been an advocate and contributor to the Chamber’s exemplary leadership and guidance to Latino-owned businesses.

As a Chamber, we are thrilled to see that the Chamber Familia, Luis, and Jazlyn, will be helping the newly-elect government in its transition process,” said Carlos Medina, Chairman of the SHCCNJ. “We are confident that they will rightfully not only serve our state but represent the Latino community at large.”

About the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ
The SHCCNJ is the voice of the more than 119,000 Latino businesses that contribute more than $20 billion to the New Jersey economy. The Chamber’s mission remains to educate, train, advocate for its members in the political landscape and provide procurement opportunities for all its members.