From being part of something small to creating something bigger than us.

We came together and realized the potential of a Chamber in the North State of California.  It started with a group of professionals who found the value in networking.  

We soon realized that the need was much greater. Our board is composed of respected members in our community.  

We believe that leaders lead by example.   

We are here together to give the Hispanic and minority business community a voice!

OUR VISION

To be the bridge between the minority business community and the resources available to them. We want to improve the quality of life of our members and community.

WHO WE ARE?

Business owners, community members and entrepreneurs who are interested in helping minority owned businesses succeed.

OUR COMMUNITY

We aid and guide Hispanic and minority businesses. We want to give back to the community and create an endless synergy Cycle.

BENITO ABARCA-SANCHEZ

CHAIR OF BOARD

My name is Benito Abarca-Sanchez. I was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States at the age of seven. I didn’t grow up with my parents for the first years of my life until they became permanent residents through the amnesty program in the 1980’s. After high school I wasn’t able to continue with higher education due to economic factors and instead joined the workforce, I eventually attended Butte College and transferred to Chico State where I majored in Business Administration with a focus in Finance.

Eventually, with hard work and dedication, I was able to open my own Edward Jones office branch in 2019. I look forward to serving the north state and helping minority owned businesses succeed.

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EDDY RODRIGUEZ

VICE CHAIR OF BOARD

My name is Eddy Rodriguez and I am a local State Farm Agent. I am a Chico local and have lived here my whole life, therefore I feel honored to be working with the community that has helped shape me. After graduating from Chico high I attended Butte College and transferred to Chico State two years later.

At Chico State I majored in Business Administration with a focus in Finance. As a senior in college, I started working for a State Farm agent, and a couple years later had the opportunity to open my own State Farm Branch. I am grateful to serve the community of Chico and look forward to helping other small business owners in this community thrive.

ARACELI GUTIERREZ RENTERIA

TREASURER/SECRETARY ELECT

“Motivating, uplifting, inspiring and empowering women of all walks of life.”
“Motivar, elevar, inspirar y empoderar a las mujeres de todos los ámbitos de la vida”

I was born and raised in Tehama Co., parents immigrated from Jalisco, Mexico. We enjoy keeping our cultural traditions alive and love to celebrate them.

I bring with me to the N.S.H.C.C. team twenty years experience in Medical Office Administration within the healthcare field in Rural Health Clinics. Eleven years of Leadership Volunteer service, currently active Board of Director’s with Latino Outreach of Tehama Co., Red Bluff Tehama Chamber of Commerce, and 49er Originals Redding Chapter.
Help in Fundraising, Program Manager, Ticket Sales, Registration, PR, Marketing, Technical Assistance Support, Networking, Customer Service, T.V., Social Media, Radio, and help promote local businesses, events and tourism.

Hobbies: Radio host of “The Sophisticates Show” on Stereo Salvaje .
Tune in Saturday mornings 7am-10am

araceli@nshchamber.com
530-736-7120

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