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2016 Fellow

Jose Beteta

Executive Director

Latino Chamber of Commerce of Boulder County

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Howard University

Jose Beteta is a Howard University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Information Technology. Jose is the Executive Director of the Latino Chamber where he significantly increased membership and overall participation. He has ensured the fiscal soundness of the organization. He currently serves on Human Relations Commission for the City of Boulder where he applies his commitment to social justice. He serves in a variety of leadership roles, and most recently, was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to serve as Co-Chair of the Minority Business Advisory Council.

Jose was born in Costa Rica. He was the first person in his family to attend and graduate College. In 2014, he received the Boulder County Multicultural Award in Business. Jose and his wife co-founded the cultural organization Barrio E’ in 2012 and opened a physical location in 2015 in Longmont’s Art District where he hopes to leave a legacy for his community.

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