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The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Mark Moreno as Executive Director

January 8, 2020

The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce and welcome Mr. Mark Moreno as its new Executive Director. In this new role, Moreno will report directly to the governing board of directors.

A Michigan native, Moreno comes to the MHCC as an accomplished supply chain executive, specializing in global procurement and supplier development. He is the president and owner of M2 Integrating, LLC, created to help entrepreneurs and visionaries integrate the major functions of their businesses. His leadership provides the mentoring and problem-solving tools needed to take companies to the next level.

Prior to starting M2 Integrating, Moreno completed a twenty-one-year career with American Axle & Manufacturing, where he held numerous executive leadership positions in key business and procurement functions. In his most recent role, Moreno was the director of procurement for the driveshaft manufacturing operations, responsible for leading global initiatives on supplier development, contract negotiations, strategic sourcing and productivity improvements. He conducted business in twenty-five countries, supporting supply chain activities and product launches worldwide. Moreno completed two expatriate assignments over six years in Guanajuato, Mexico, with leading roles in procurement, human resources and program management.

Moreno began his professional career with defense contractor General Dynamics, honing his procurement and supply chain abilities across government programs in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Egypt. He would later take his Spanish skills to Condumex, Inc., a subsidiary of Mexican conglomerate Grupo Carso. At Condumex, he led the procurement activities for the alternative energy businesses in Mexico, companies that included Telmex, Nacel, and Industrias IEM.

Moreno obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wittenberg University in Spanish and Business Administration. He is the president of the corporation for Grace Church in White Lake, MI, where he has actively served on the Board of Elders for more than twenty years. He and his wife Marcie live in Clarkston, MI and have three grown children.

“We are very excited to announce that Mark will be leading the chamber into the next decade! We conducted an extensive search process and had great finalists. Mark’s experience, business acumen and great character will be invaluable to the Chamber and its members. On behalf of all the Board and the Hispanic Business community, please help me in welcoming Mark to the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.” said Jesse Venegas, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the MHCC.

“I am very blessed and excited to lead the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has a tremendous thirty-year legacy whose membership reflects the diversity and incredible entrepreneurial spirit of Hispanic owned businesses across the state.” Mark said in a statement. “I’m eager to work with the staff and board to further enhance our value to our members and Hispanic community, as we seek to help provide an even greater economic impact in the state.”