Juan Quiñones

Juan M. Quiñones is the Executive Assistant to CEO and President Carl Guardino. In his role, Juan​ ​​serves as the​ ​executive assistant, ​primary contact​ ​and scheduler ​to​ ​Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO and President ​Carl Guardino.​​ ​Other responsibilities include: liaising with member​ ​companies​, assisting ​ member executives, colleagues and key stakeholders as well as providing ​​overall event support.

He was born and raised in the Tropicana Neighborhood of East San Jose where he proudly attended Clyde L. Fischer Middle School and William C. Overfelt High School. He earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Latin American & Latino Studies from the University of California Santa Cruz. After graduating, he became the youngest Director of Voter Registration for the Santa Cruz County Democratic Central Committee.

Juan served as a Field Representative for the California Assembly Speaker pro Tempore. After his tenure with the Assembly, he had the honor of working as a ​board ​a​ide to Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez. He currently serves on the Santa Clara County Child Abuse Council.