José Quiñonez is founder and CEO of Mission Asset Fund, an award-winning nonprofit with models for integrating financially excluded, low-income communities into the financial mainstream. He is a former congressional legislative assistant and nonprofit lobbyist who advocated for federal policy change on immigration, hunger, and welfare reform. In 2012, Quiñonez was appointed inaugural chair of the Consumer Advisory Board to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He also serves on consumer advisory boards for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, US Bank, Experien, and Capitol One. Quiñonez has received MacArthur, Ashoka, and Aspen Institute fellowships, as well as the James Irvine Leadership Award and Princeton University’s Distinguished Alumni Award, among others.
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