Education: Bachelor’s degree in food science from the Técnico en Industrias Agropecuarias in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
Fun fact: Before coming to California, Chavez was a high school teacher in Michoacán, Mexico.
Recent awards won:
? National Grocers Association named Mi Pueblo Foods “Outstanding Community Based Retailer” in 2009.
? The Mexican American Community Services Agency named Chavez one of the most influential Latinos in the Silicon Valley in 2009.