Luis Granados proudly served as the Executive Director for the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) since 1999, becoming Chief Executive Officer in 2018. During his tenure, Luis has worked to create asset-development opportunities for San Francisco Bay Area low- to moderate-income Latino families. Luis has a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor’s of Science from University of California, Davis. Luis also sits on the following boards: Board Member, UnidosUS (formerly NCLR); Board Chair, California Reinvestment Coalition; Community Advisory Board Member, JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Board Member, National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders, and Board Member, Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF).
Luis’ work is driven by his experience as an immigrant from Juarez, Mexico, his family heading to Southern California when he was a teenager.