Jose E. Corona is the Director of Equity and Strategic Partnerships under Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. In this role, Jose serves as senior advisor to the Mayor, with the responsibility of creating, coordinating, and facilitating public/private/ philanthropic partnerships that foster equitable opportunities and benefits for the people of Oakland. Prior to this, Jose served as CEO of Inner City Advisors (ICA) for 10 years and led ICA to becoming a nationally recognized, award-winning organization for its work on scaling small businesses and entrepreneurs as a way to create good jobs, especially for people with highest need. Jose is a BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) Fellow and member of its Board of Directors. He also serves on the Boards of ICA/Fund Good Jobs. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from UC Davis, and Entrepreneur Management Development Certification from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Participated in the Aspen Institute Forum on Latino Business Growth.
Jose E. Corona
2017 Ricardo Salinas Scholar, Ricardo Salinas Scholarship
Jose E. Corona is the Director of Equity and Strategic Partnerships under Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.