PHOENIX (July 8, 2005) - Isauro "Izzy" Gonzalez has been hired as multicultural sales director for U.S. Bank in Arizona and Nevada. Hope Levin, regional president for U.S. Bank in Arizona, made the announcement.
As multicultural sales director, Gonzalez will work with all lines of business at U.S. Bank in Arizona and Nevada and assist and direct them with the bank's multicultural initiatives. He will also assist with the bank's recruiting efforts in the region. Gonzalez will work at U.S. Bank Center, located at 101 North First Avenue in downtown Phoenix.
"Izzy is an outstanding addition to the U.S. Bank team in the region," said Levin. "Izzy's depth of experience and extensive network in the business sector, including the minority business community, is wide-ranging and impressive. His background includes working for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Arizona Department of Commerce, a small business as a consultant, as a marketing professional for a construction company, as well as 25 years of experience in the financial services industry."
Gonzalez was most recently project director for the Arizona Minority Business Development Center in Phoenix, where he was responsible for the initial start-up, development and day-to-day operations of the Greater Phoenix Minority Business Development Center (MBDC), and for marketing MBDC services to potential clients and outreach to minority and constituent organizations. Gonzalez held that post for a total of six years.
Gonzalez has been a member of various community organizations including the United Latino Business Coalition as an executive member, Light Rail Advisory Committee, Civic Plaza Advisory Committee, Maricopa County Parity Partners, the Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council, Glendale Chamber Foundation, Little League and Junior Achievement. He is a newly appointed member of the United States Indian American Chamber of Commerce. Gonzalez was also a member of the Yuma Economic Development Corporation, the San Luis/Yuma County Commission, Rotary, United Way and Kiwanis Club of Yuma.
Gonzalez earned his Series 6 and 63 licenses. He was born in Tampico, Mexico, and moved to Arizona when he was one year old. Gonzalez is fluent in English and Spanish and resides in the Phoenix area.
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