Martha Zurita has joined the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as the Vice President of Small Business. Zurita has vast experience advocating for small businesses, as well as developing and strengthening partnerships in the community. Her previous role as the Director of the Women’s Business Center for LiftFund provided her with experience working with entrepreneurs and supporting them in each step of their business ventures.
“We are so excited to have Martha Zurita join our team,” said Ramiro A. Cavazos, President & CEO, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “She is a wealth of knowledge and will help our great chamber provide our 1,300 members with the needed resources to help their businesses grow and prosper.”
Prior to joining the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Martha worked in a woman-owned small business as Director of Client Services supporting small to medium size businesses with the creation and implementation of marketing plans. Such experience gave her the ability to further understand the challenges and opportunities faced by growing businesses. Martha has also worked with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Throughout her professional career, Martha has been actively involved with the small business community in San Antonio. She has contributed to the development and growth of several small business groups and forums including the Business Opportunity Academy, Women’s Mentorship Program, and Women in International.
Martha received a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of the Incarnate Word and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and International Business from St. Mary’s University.
Martha is actively engaged in leadership groups that empower and encourage women and minorities to become successful business leaders.