CJ is a grounded, reality based problem solver, who helps bring the big dreams of others to reality. CJ joined New Mexico Community Capital (NMCC) in January of 2013. Since that time, CJ has helped build out the programs which NMCC manages today, to include the Native Entrepreneur in Residence (NEIR) program and the Financial Business Basics (FBB) Program. His main day to day focus is the financial management of these programs as well as the management of NMCC’s finances and smooth operations to ensure the rest of the staff can focus on implementing the programs NMCC has developed. These programs have included the management of numerous multi-year and multi-million dollar federal and private foundation grants.
Alongside the management of NMCC’s own programs. CJ provides financial oversight to a handful of other companies through fiscal sponsorships held with NMCC.
CJ graduated from the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Business with his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2012 as well as his Master’s Degree of Accounting in 2016.