Adrián Rodríguez is the Relationship Manager for Latino Business Action Network (LBAN), a nonprofit organization focused on strengthening the United States by advancing Latino entrepreneurship. LBAN partners with Stanford through the jointly supported Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI).
Adrian is committed to serving the public, working at the intersection of data and analysis, using technology and social science to design policies that work for society. He is passionate about microeconomics and entrepreneurship, developing strategies to help Latino business owners achieve their full potential.
Adrian holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from the Harris School of Public Policy at The University of Chicago. He received his bachelor’s in law L.L.B. at the Autonomous University of Baja California. He also completed the Leading Economic Growth Program from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Adrian also is certified in econometrics, and digital marketing and integrated communications. He has dedicated his professional career to advocating for the community. Adrian has experience working in government, nonprofits and the private sector. He worked for the federal Mexican government in Baja California as a legal affairs coordinator before joining the Consulate of Mexico in Fresno, California, in its cultural and community affairs department.
Later, he continued his diplomatic career with the Consulate of Mexico in Chicago serving in the legal and protection affairs unit. There, his duties were focused on immigration matters. Additionally, Adrian worked in the technology industry. Adrian is originally from California and grew up at the border between Mexico and the U.S., giving him a unique bicultural and binational identity. He served as Director of Policy for the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce before joining LBAN.
He lives with his wife, Pauleth Jauregui, and daughter, Isabella.