Green Festival Speakers

Jose Corona



Since 2004, under Jose Corona’s leadership as CEO of Inner City Advisor over $10 million of total pro bono investments and the creation of thousands of jobs has been generated. In 2011, these combined investments supported the creation of 2,445 good jobs, 60% are held by women, 68% are minority-held with the generation of $111 million in wages for local residents of the San Francisco Bay Area. Raised by a family of successful farming entrepreneurs, Jose knows by practical experience of how growing businesses has the power to transform communities.

Jose serves as vice chairman of the Board of Directors of YMCA of the East Bay, Lighthouse Community Charter School, Community Advisory Boards of The GreenLight Fund and One PacificCoast Bank. When Jose is not busy doing community development work, you will find him chasing after, his 2-year-old son, Mateo.