Board of Directors
Ernesto M. Arredondo, Jr., 2017 Chair
President, San Diego Region
Wells Fargo & Company
Ernesto Arredondo Jr. is the President for the San Diego Region in Southern California. A 16-year financial services veteran, Arredondo oversees more than 841 financial professionals and 55 retail stores with more than $5 billion in total deposits and $1.5 billion in total loans.
In 2013, Arredondo was nominated and accepted into the Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers Program. He was also recognized as being one of the "Top 40 under 40" business executives within San Diego by San Diego Metro Magazine. Arredondo was invited to join the Stanford University Latino Entrepreneurship Board. Most recently, he was recognized at the Latino Impact Awards hosted by San Diego Magazine. Arredondo was presented with the "Volunteer of the Year" award for his exemplary dedication volunteering throughout San Diego communities.
Arredondo has served on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce since April 2012 and began serving as Chair in 2016. He previously served as Vice Chair of the board. He also serves on boards for Father Joe’s Villages, LEAD San Diego, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of San Diego County, and The American Red Cross.
2017 Management Council
The Chamber’s Management Council is composed of 10 members of its Board of Directors. Management Council’s primary responsibilities are the oversight of the business and operations of the Chamber, such as the hiring of staff and entering into contracts. Management Council also sets the agenda of the full Board of Directors. The Chair and Vice Chair of Management Council are also the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors.