Gil CisnerosGil Cisneros is a Senior Advisor for the Latin American Division of 1stWEST Mergers & Acquisitions. He brings a comprehensive knowledge of the Latin America market and will help guide 1stWEST M&A with its continued expansion into Latin America.

Gil Cisneros is President and CEO of the Chamber of the Americas (www.chamberoftheamericas.com) which he co-founded in 2001 and is Chairman of the Chamber of the Americas Foundation. In 1993 he co-founded the USA-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Rocky Mountain Region, and was its first President and Executive Director. Prior to his position with the USA – Mexico Chamber, Cisneros served a seven year term as Regional Administrator for the United States Small Business Administration. Hispanic Magazine in 2002 recognized Gil with the 2002 Hispanic Achievement Award, “USA-Latin America Friendship Award.” The Mexican government honored him as Businessman of the Year for the Rocky Region in 2000. In 1991, Hispanic Business Magazine honored Gil as one of the most influential Hispanics in the United States.

Gil received his BA from Adams State College in 1970 and his MA from the University of Colorado in 1972.

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