Joseph DeLaGarza, Senior Business Counselor
Joseph DeLaGarza, MBA, serves as the Senior Business Counselor for the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC). In this role, he manages IHCC’s Signature Coaching for Growth program (C4G) that provides training to high growth potential entrepreneurs. In addition, he assists Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) in obtaining certification as an MBE, connecting to Fortune 500 companies to sell their goods and services, export their goods to other countries, and identifies financing opportunities in order to help them expand their business or refinance existing debt.
Joseph is a Southern California native but moved to the Southwest side of Chicago when he was 13 years old. He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance at DePaul University and completed his Master’s in Business Administration in International Business and Entrepreneurship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Joseph enjoys salsa dancing, playing beach volleyball, and traveling in his free time.