George Carrillo takes the helm in the Oregon-based trade association’s fifth year.

PORTLAND, Ore. – January 17, 2023 – LatinoBuilt Association, serving Oregon’s Latino construction contractor community, announces George Carrillo as its new Executive Director beginning January 17, 2023.

George Carillo

As LatinoBuilt Association enters its fifth year, we’re thrilled to have George Carrillo’s leadership and vision to expand opportunities and connections for Latino contractors and their families,” said Rosa Martinez, board chair, LatinoBuilt Association. “George takes the helm of the Association at a time of important investments in Oregon housing and infrastructure to which Latinos are significant statewide contributors.”

Carrillo brings a passion for improving the lives, families and communities of Oregonians, along with his most recent experience as a program manager in the Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Behavioral Health Services and Oregon gubernatorial candidate. A veteran and first generation American whose family immigrated from Ecuador, Carrillo has served in both law enforcement as a sheriff’s deputy and the U.S. Marines as a sergeant.

“It is an incredible honor to lead the LatinoBuilt Association, and I look forward to being an unwavering advocate for the health, well-being and success of all our Latino construction contractors, their families and communities,” said Carrillo. “As Latino contractors continue building our state, they deserve the resources, training and support to ensure they thrive in the process.”

The LatinoBuilt Association board of directors includes: Rosa Martinez, President, Hugo Zavala, Berenice Lopez, Jennie Rodriguez, Gilberto Leon, Alejandro Guerra, and Lina Garcia Seabold.

About LatinoBuilt
LatinoBuilt Association is a trade association for Latino contractors founded in 2019 and headquartered in Portland, Ore. A 501c(6) nonprofit, LatinoBuilt’s mission is to improve opportunities in construction for Latino-owned businesses in Oregon by working with community partners to address gaps and barriers. Learn more at Learn more about its sister organization, LatinoBuilt Foundation, at