The Chavez file Featured

8:00pm EDT October 26, 2010

Born: Mexico

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.