Orson Aguilar Gives Communities a Fighting Chance

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Oportun’s Orson Aguilar has spent his life working to increase access and opportunities for those in need

Northampton, MA --News Direct-- Oportun

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Image courtesy of Hispanic Executive

If an organization wants to build a connection to its community, if it is truly invested in working for the betterment of people both inside and outside its walls, it will hire someone like Orson Aguilar. The senior director of public affairs at Oportun has spent his entire career working to help others achieve their dreams, regardless of where they come from or what obstacles may be in their way.

Aguilar is a veteran public policy and consumer advocate, having spent twenty years at the Greenlining Institute, a nonprofit that advocates for economic opportunity for—and empowerment of—people of color. He worked his way up from a program manager position to president of the organization in just over ten years.

Oportun is Aguilar’s first position in the private sector, but the organization’s mission-driven work and determination to accelerate the economic advancement of its customers and communities it serves aligns perfectly with Aguilar’s upbringing, his skills, and his own mission of community empowerment.

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