Harry has accumulated extensive experience in Executive/Senior management of organization startups, turnarounds, supply chain, operations, and quality management. As CEO of Trin and Associates, he owned and operated one of the first integrated family health clinics within the City of Phoenix. Currently, he provides private consulting services to executives in the health, education, and housing industries. He also provides economic development assistance, as a certified vendor for the Arizona Department of Gaming, to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Tohono O’odham Nation, and, previously, to the Navajo Indian Community.
Harry has many years of experience in economic development, including private development of a large retail center; housing subdivision development; and redevelopment projects for the City of Phoenix, primarily in low-income Neighborhood Initiative Areas (NIA). He established the BF Goodrich Aerospace Manufacturing Company in Phoenix, becoming the first tertiary supplier with Airbus SAS, European Union – the primary supplier with Boeing McDonald Douglas. Harry was also a certified trainer in the Boeing Company D1-9000 ADVANCED QUALITY SYSTEMS (AQS), in addition to assisting small defense contracting company expansion.
While President/CEO of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Harry oversaw the operation of the US Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Center in Phoenix. It focused on securing large private public partnership contracts and financing transactions, stimulating job creation and retention, and facilitating entry to global markets for eligible minority-owned businesses. He also chaired the US Hispanic Chamber’s President Advisory Council and was active in setting national policies and establishing international trade relations for its members.
Harry’s community involvement is extensive, including serving as a member of the Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors (BOD) and its Budget/Finance Committee; the Area Agency on Aging BOD Chairman and Chair of the Advocacy Committee; a member of the Wesley/Golden Gate Community Center (FQHC) BOD & Finance Committee; and Life Member of the Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
Previously, Harry has served as the Chairman of the St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center, and St. Joseph Westgate Hospital Boards of Directors; a member of the Maryvale Revitalization Committee; Healthy Mother Health Baby BOD Chair; a member of the City of Phoenix Commission on the Economy and the 2006 $879 MM Bond Committee. He is a lifelong member of the National and International Economic Development Council.
Leadership in Education
As an elected and appointed official, Harry served as the President of the Board of Education in elementary, high school and accommodation school districts, in addition to serving as Board Chairman for a state-of-the-art Charter High School for disconnected youth within the city of Phoenix. Currently, he serves as an elected (2019-2022) member of the Isaac Elementary School District #5 Board of Education
Harry served as President of both the Arizona School Board Association and the National School Board Association Pacific Region. At the national level, Harry has served on the Executive Committee and as a board member of the National School Boards Association; President of the Caucus of Hispanic School Board; and Vice Chairman of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE). Harry has participated on White House initiatives related to Hispanic student issues, Dropout Prevention, HIV/Aids, and teen pregnancy.
Harry is proud to be CEO/Co-founder of The National Tri-Caucus Board Development Association (NTCBDA), a nonprofit establishing public policy for Hispanic, African American and Native American public-school children. In 2015, NTCBDA-AZ became a joint venture partner with the Maricopa County Education Services Agency (MCESA), providing staff support to the Opportunity for Youth (OFY) Initiative.
Academically, Harry earned an MBA degree, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and an Associate degree in Applied Science (AAS). He has lived in Phoenix since 1970 with his wife, two children and nine grandchildren.