For the past 8 years Adrian has been building strong and lasting relationships with entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout the Bay Area. While working as a Banker & Licensed Financial Specialist at a community business bank, he was able to assist small businesses secure financing to sustain or grow their businesses.
During his time at the bank, Adrian was pleased to serve as a connector for entrepreneurs, directing them to other business resource centers such as Main Street Launch, AnewAmerica, YBA, and ALAS (Women’s Initiative Spanish Program). Additionally, he enjoys teaching financial literacy workshops with various non-profits to the Hispanic community.
Adrian holds a B.S. in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City. He understands the dynamics, challenges, and opportunities of small businesses thanks to his dad, who owned a mechanic garage shop for 40 years, and his mom, who owned a beauty salon in Mexico City, where Adrian is from.
Prior to joining Main Street Launch as Assistant Vice President – Business Development, Adrian served on Main Street Launch’s Board of Directors. He now lives in Oakland with his young family.