Chuy is a planner committed to finding locally sensitive solutions that advance equitable community development and environmental justice.
As a Research Analyst, he provides support in projects related to sustainable community economic development and housing. Prior to joining Estolano LeSar Advisors, Chuy worked with the Liberty Hill Foundation conducting stakeholder engagement and incorporating feedback into Los Angeles County’s first-ever Sustainability Plan. He previously served as a Capital Executive Fellow at the California Environmental Protection Agency and Office of Planning and Research helping advance climate adaptation and environmental justice programs and policies. Proudly born and raised in San Bernardino, Chuy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy from Occidental College and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.