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Sacramento Chamber Elects New Board Chair

Oct. 5, 2012

Mark Glover, The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Tony Lopez, a vice president at PRIDE Industries in Roseville, Calif., has been elected chairman of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board of directors for the next year.

Lopez, 35, has worked for PRIDE for 15 years and currently is vice president of operations, where he leads the organization's $45 million manufacturing and logistics division.

He oversees a work force of 450, including 240 with disabilities.

"I am honored to lead this dynamic organization that is dedicated to serving and advancing the Latino community in the greater Sacramento region," Lopez said. "We have a terrific board that is focused on serving our membership and giving back to our community."

The board also elected Geneve Villacres of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. as vice chair and appointed four new board members: Todd Sorensen, senior vice president of Five Star Bank; Joe Esparza, president of All-Cal Insurance Agency; Edgar Sanchez, Realtor with Edgar Sanchez Real Estate; and Veronica Delgado, with Vera Icon Public Relations.

Source: (c)2012 The Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, Calif.) Distributed by MCT Information Services

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