HECTOR V. BARRETO — RESUME

 

Hector V. Barreto
P.O. Box 55086
Irvine, CA 92619
Phone : 949-200-6844
Fax: 866.496.1944
E-mail: hbarreto@barretoinc.com
Strengths : Recognized national and international leader-strong manager, accomplished public speaker, extensive media experience, nationwide network, successful fundraiser, bi-lingual, bi-cultural, numerous awards.
Professional Experience: 07/06- present  Barreto Inc. L.A., CA.
President & CEO

Barreto Associates is a Southern California based international business  consulting firm focused on developing relationships between major corporations and small business with emphasis on women, minorities and veteran owned businesses.

10/86-present Barreto Insurance & Financial Services L.A., CA
President
Owner of general insurance agency, responsible for all the management marketing, promoting and selling of products to the Hispanic marketplace. Offer individual health and life insurance. Corporate life and health plans – including vision, dental and disability
07/01- 07/06 U.S. Small Business Administration Wash., D.C.
Administrator
Nominated to the post by President Bush and approved by unanimous vote in the U.S. Senate.  Responsible for delivering financial and business development programs to America’s entrepreneurs.  With a portfolio of direct and guaranteed business loans and disaster loans worth more than $60 billion, SBA is the nation’s largest single financial backer of small business.
10/95-07/01 TELACU/Barreto Financial Services L.A., CA
President and Owner

Securities Broker Dealer specializing in the distribution of mutual funds and annuities to non-profit government and private sectors.  Specialize in employee benefit programs, Deferred Compensation Programs, Qualified Retirement Plans, (401k), Government Pension Programs, Business Insurance and Group Life, Disability & Health Plans

 5/84 – 10/86 Miller Brewing Co. South Texas , TX
Area Manager
Responsible for 70 million dollar sales territory (13th largest in U.S).
Developed and implemented sales and marketing programs; trained distributor management and sales personnel; provided continuous market analysis to corporate and regional offices.
7/83 – 5/84 Miller Brewing Company  Dallas, TX
Merchandising Representative

Monitored marketing activities of Miller Brewing Co. brand’s throughout the southwest, conducted promotional activities, public relations.

Education : 1983 Rockhurst University Kansas City, MO
Bachelor of Science of Business Administration, Management /Spanish
Designations : Harvard Business School: Executive Education Program

NASD Security Licenses: Series 7 Securities Agent, Series 24 General Securities Principal, Series 27 Financial Securities Principal, Series 6 Securities, Series 63 Blue Sky

Life and Disability Agent

Certified Life Underwriter Studies

Aguila Azteca award- President Vicente Fox

Associations and Boards : The Latino Coalition, Chairman of the board, 2006- Present

Commissioner, California Economic Development Commission, 2007-Present

President’s Export council- Bush administration

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chairman, 1999-2002

2000 Legislative Chair, 2002 Convention Chair

T.E.L.A.C.U. Industries, member of the board of directors

Hispanic Chamber Alliance – Chairman and founder

Latino Business Political Action Committee – Chairman and founder

Latin Business Association, Past Chairman, Vice-chairman

Latin Business Association Institute, Past Chairman

GE Financial Advisory Board

Blue Cross Agent Advisory Board

Sempra Energy Advisory Board

New America Alliance Founding Member

CA Latino Medical Association Advisory Board

Venice Family Clinic Foundation Board

Red Cross, Past Vice-Chair of Board

YMCA, Past Member of Board

Coro Foundation Graduate

Interests and Activities : Basketball, jogging, weight training, reading and travel
Personal Background : Married, three children