Jose is the Finance Account Manager at the Queens Business Solutions Center. He is a native New Yorker from Brooklyn, and has over a decade of experience working with small, family-owned businesses. His role in this position is to help small business owners access funding to help strengthen, grow, and build their businesses by analyzing their financial documents and finding a best fit for their needs. He recently completed a fellowship through the Business Center for New Americans (BCNA), in conjunction with the Mission Continues, a veteran focused non-profit organization. While there, he reviewed financial documents and helped small businesses prepare their business plans, and complete applications.
Jose credits his work-ethic and leadership skills to his military service. He served three years as an Infantry soldier in the US Army, receiving the Bronze Star with Valor during his deployment to Ramadi, Iraq in 2004-2005. In 2011 he received his undergraduate degree at Nyack College, receiving a degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting. He is currently pursuing a Graduate degree at Brooklyn College in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting, expecting a graduation date in May 2018. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.