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Joint Venture board adds new members

2 headshotsTed Bojorquez, executive vice president, California Bank of Commerce

Raquel González, Silicon Valley market president, Bank of America

November 20, 2020 – The Joint Venture Silicon Valley board of directors today elected two new leaders to their ranks. Ted Bojorquez is executive vice president of the Silicon Valley region for California Bank of Commerce. Raquel González is Bank of America’s Silicon Valley Market President.

“We are grateful and excited to have these individuals join the board and bring their unique talents, expertise, and perspectives to the work of Joint Venture,” said Russell Hancock, president and CEO of Joint Venture.

Ted Bojorquez is executive vice president of the Silicon Valley region for California Bank of Commerce. With more than 25 years working as a banker and an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Bojorquez has a diverse background in corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and lending. He was previously with Homestreet Bank, City National, and US Bank. He is a graduate of Santa Clara University and currently sits on the boards of both Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business and the Athletic Department. For the past seven years he has led The Bronco Network, a mentorship program for student athletes.

Raquel González is Bank of America’s Silicon Valley market president, serving as the company’s senior executive and enterprise leader. In this capacity, she works to connect employees in the Bank’s business lines to deliver integrated financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. She leads Bank of America’s environmental, social and governance work in the region. González is also the executive advisor for Bank of America’s Asian Leadership Network and Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership Advancement employee networks, and the Asian and Hispanic Business Councils in Silicon Valley. González is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of California and the University of Washington Banking School.

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