Jesse has been named chair of the California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Leadership Council. He also serves as the regional director of the Los Angeles SBDC Network at Long Beach City College. This is Jesse’s third position with the SBDC; in 2009, he served as the regional director for the Santa Ana Regional SBDC Network.
Jesse previously served as director of alumni relations for Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management, where he led the execution of the department’s alumni and corporate relations strategy.
Jesse holds a leadership position with the Pepperdine Hispanic Alumni Council and is a Pepperdine Associate.
Jesse completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his MBA in 2007 from the Graziadio School of Business and Management.