Meet 2017 sv next Co-Chair: Jose Espinoza

Jose Espinoza sv next

Name: Jose Espinoza

Company: California Water Service

Jose is responsible for California Water Service’s supplier diversity goal; that is, 21.5% of all procurement sourced from Minority- Women- Disabled Veteran- and LGBT- Owned Businesses.

Previously he supported military operations as a buyer in the Marine Corps; he included multinational military exercises in Okinawa, diplomatic operations in Nouakchott, Valletta, Tel Aviv and Frankfurt.

He holds a Global Logistics certificate from the Frankfurt/Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences; is certified as a Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Diversity (CPSD) by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and earned his BBA and MBA from American Intercontinental University in South Florida.

Jose is fluent in Spanish and French.


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