Jennifer I. Rodriguez

President and CEO, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she migrated to Boston in 1990, to pursue higher education. She holds a BA in Business Administration from Boston University and an MA in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

Before joining the GPHCC, she was the Executive Director of Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs. Prior to that, she was Vice President for Community Engagement and Programs of Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, where she oversaw the organization’s efforts to improve quality of life for Latinos in Philadelphia. She is also a founding member of the Latino Professional Mentoring Network, and of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce CEO Access Network.

Ms. Rodríguez is the recipient of various awards, including the 2012 Rising Star Award from the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations, and has been named among the region’s “40 Under 40”, by the Philadelphia Business Journal.