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Escalante named executive director of CentroHispano

Feb 05, 2016 10:38PM

Adrian R. Escalante began this year as the new executive director of Provo-based nonprofit organization CentroHispano. Escalante is a native of Argentina and has over 25 years of experience managing private and nonprofit organizations. He holds an MBA from Brigham Young University and a bachelor’s degree in health administration from California State University at Northridge. His previous roles include: president of the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, founder of the Cultural Integration Advisory Council, and founder/chair of the Daily Dose Foundation (Mali Rising Foundation). Escalante is also a recognized public speaker and leadership trainer.

The mission of CentroHispano states, “We empower individuals and families to improve themselves and the community through educational programs, professional services, and cultural experiences.”

The organization is accepting bilingual volunteers and donations can be made on the website located at