Mr. Garcia draws from his experience as a senior-executive-service U.S. government official, investment banker, and communications expert to assist clients in navigating complex domestic and international business and policy arenas.
Mr. Garcia most recently served as national deputy director of the U.S. Department of Commerce and acting national director of the Minority Business Development Agency. Mr. Garcia advised the Executive Office of the President on economic policy to ensure America’s businesses were positioned for growth and global competitiveness. As a principal advisor to the Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Garcia was the chief authority on business policy and national initiatives affecting minority businesses.
Mr. Garcia operates with a clear mission: create public-private partnerships that strengthen the United States and increase its overall economic, military, and technological competitiveness in the world. Garcia has advised privately held and publicly traded corporations, state and local governments, trade groups and associations, nonprofits, NGOs, and coalitions in pursuit of that mission.
Mr. Garcia is a sought-after guest for his knowledge of U.S. economic and trade policy and has been featured in a variety of national and international media outlets including FOX News, FOX Business, Bloomberg, CNBC, BBC Radio, ABC-TV, CNN International, i24News, Al Jazeera, ABC-Australia and France24. Garcia earned his B.A. in Economics as a Bill Gates Millennium Scholar at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.