Christian joined the Ventures team in 2017.
Christian is responsible with the support and enhancement of Ventures client programming. His position involves the coordination of all programing and special events, as well as detailed administrative support and coordination of data collection, and loan administration.
Being a part of the Ventures team, Christian is able to learn more about business, and fulfill his passion in helping others achieve the goal of starting their own business. He has a strong passion in learning new tools, as well as using his expertise to help others.
Christian is a Southern California native and has a bachelor of arts from University of California Santa Barbara. He has volunteered countless hours of community service for various organizations. He has a passion for training as well as assisting new and current clients with any questions they might have about Ventures. He has a strong background in hospitality and food and beverage having worked at many hotels throughout his career. He enjoys helping others, and is fluent in Spanish. He traveled the world while working with the Menchie’s franchise to open new locations and assist franchisees with opening their own businesses.
He was selected as one of eighteen recipients from around the county for the NALCAB Pete Garcia Fellowship Program of 2018 representing Ventures and the state of Washington.