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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

Contra Costa Community College DistrictCandidate for Board Member, Ward 5

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Fernando Sandoval

IT Finance Consultant
24,580 votes (39.75%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Advocate for the inclusion of high demand Innovative and Emerging Technologies programs to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow for our community, today
  • Support student success across the ward to enroll & complete their educational pursuits with access for education for all with ensuring financial sustainability, diversity and inclusion
  • Respond to our communities’ need for stronger collaboration with K1-K12, additional enrichment and vocational courses to prepare students for employment.



Profession:IT Finance Consultant
VP- Public Relations, Careful Design (2016–current)
Managing Consultant, Capital Markets (2014–2016)
Global Relationship Manager/PM, HSBC Bank (2006–2014)
Manager- SAP ERP Systems, Cliffstar (2004–2006)
Sr Systems Manager, Rich Products (1996–2006)
USS Enterprise CVN65- Data Systems Manager, US Navy — Appointed position (1973–1979)

Community Activities

President, Rotary International- New York (2010–2011)


Fernando experience over 30 years includes Business, Finance, Technology and Education across Banking, Retail, Manufacturing, and Technology Corporations in North America, Europe, and Asia. Fernandos  is a business and technical consultant for Capital Markets, an international firm providing management consulting and introducing disruptive technology to evolve business models and process for Tier 1 Banking and Finance Firms with Assets/Liabilities over 200Billion dollars in value. He is a multidisciplined professional driving transformation change and updates to business process re-engineering,  complex technical re-design, project management and relationship management.  Additional skills include business continuity planning disaster recovery   Fernando leverages transformational change with adaptive technology, changes in customer behavior and in alignment with changes in customer business models. Fernando is a Vietnam era Veteran and is a member of the Contra Costa County Taxpayers Association, PUSD Bond Oversight Committee, International Rotary, Contra Costa County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, American Legion and VFW.

Fernando has provided community support as part of annual Martin Luther King Events, Cesar Chavez Tribute, mentoring to Community College Students at Los Medanos College. Additionally Fernando has provided assistance to community non-profits and families in teaching English, Spanish, Math and mentoring for job re-entry  

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Mary Rocha- Antioch City Council
  • Enrique Palacios- PUSD Deputy Superintendent of Schools
  • John Marquez- CCCCD Governing Board Trustee

Videos (1)

HCCC Candidate Education Forum — October 24, 2016 Contra Costa County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Education Candidate Forum- The views expressed provide a summary of Fernando's Sandovals Platform.

1. Promote Inclusion and diversity of students and faculty as an enabler for new ideas and improved graduation rate.

2.  Respond to our communities need for new skills and connect our students with the community for more job opportunities

3. Advocate for the the inclusion of Innovative and Emerging Technologies for the jobs of tomorrow, TODAY !!

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