Washington, D.C. – LULAC congratulates Jovita Carranza of Illinois on her nomination by President Trump to be Treasurer of the United States. Ms. Carranza previously served as the highest ranking executive at the United Parcel Service before joining the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as Deputy Administrator under President George W. Bush, after receiving unanimous confirmation.
“We are proud to congratulate Jovita Carranza, who we fully support, on her nomination as our new U.S. Treasurer,” said Roger C. Rocha Jr. “As a committed community leader, she has built a successful corporate career and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this position. We are confident that she will be a strong asset to the Department of Treasury and will help ensure that the needs of Latino communities are addressed.”
Carranza is the Founder of JCR Group providing services to corporations, government agencies and non-governmental organizations. She serves on the boards of numerous organization including the National Center for Family Literacy, National Council of La Raza, and Alverno College and the American Cancer Society Corporate Advisory Council among other civic committees. She earned her MBA from the University of Miami in Florida.
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org.