About Us

Aspira empowers you so opportunities come to you.  We are a community relations, workforce development, and training firm that empowers, engages and educates our clients.  Our role is to understand your organization’s DNA, assess the team’s character, create a vision and strategy, build brand awareness and thought leadership.  Industries we serve include technology, education, nonprofit, Chambers of Commerce, and local government.

Founder & Chief Empowerment Officer

As a successful social entrepreneur, Oscar develops strong collaborative relationships to create business opportunities and public benefits.  He is a dynamic, people-oriented leader with deep ties to local and regional communities. His work strengthening the bonds between the businesses, nonprofit, education and community sectors in Silicon Valley has earned him several awards. In 2015, he founded Aspira, a community relations, economic development, and training firm to empower, engage and educate clients so they can perform at their peak.  His management experience in the technology and nonprofit sectors includes nearly seven years as the President and CEO of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, business development roles at five startups and co-founding a nonprofit. At the Chamber, Oscar led the team’s effort to turnaround the Chamber’s financial deficit from $177K to increasing revenue 49% over a six-year period.  He is a creative and resourceful leader, who excels at managing chaos to reach target goals on time and on budget. As Chief Empowerment Officer, Oscar empowers you so opportunities come to you.