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Ramiro Urias,
Chief Executive Officer

(760) 344-3160
Initially working with non-profit organizations in Imperial County for a several years, Ramiro finally found a home with The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Brawley in 2019. In early 2021, Ramiro was named Chief Executive Office and help guide the Brawley Chamber through a complete re-brand. As a Imperial Valley native and coming from a family of various small business owners, Ramiro understands the importance and vital contribution of small businesses to our local economy. Ramiro is an appointed member of the IID's Energy Consumers Advisory Committee and an appointed member of the City of El Centro Planning Commission. Ramiro is currently attending Western Governors University and plans on attending the W.A.C.E. Chamber Academy in the near future.
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Karen D. Montano,
Marketing & Communications Director

(760) 344-3160
Over the course of her professional 10-year career, Karen has consistently evolved to meet industry standards and overcome obstacles. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in 2016. Karen realized that as a small business owner herself, serving the business community and helping them overcome challenges they may encounter is one of her strongest assets. Karen attended W.A.C.E Chamber Academy in 2021.
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Lissbeth Garcia,
Membership Engagement Coordinator

(760) 344-3160
Lissbeth has had an entrepreneurial spirit since early age. She pursued her studies in the Imperial Valley, graduating high school & pursuing higher education at San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus where she acquired her degree. Lissbeth is extremely excited to pour into the community that’s paved the way for her and her family and seeks to continue to add value, help create innovative solutions & rise to the promise of a better now.
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Joseph Salazar,
Member Service Coordinator

(760) 344-3160
Born and raised in Brawley CA, Joseph is an home grown Brawley native. Attended Imperial Valley College obtained a Business Administration degree. Joseph is an Ambassador for University of California Berkeley. Chosen by the University of California San Diego as a student leader for retention, wellness and advocacy on behalf of the student population. He started an organization on his college campus already having experience giving back to the community. Joseph is eager to be a part of tradition he was raised on: developing business retention and expansion in the place he calls home.
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