Nick Ortiz

Nick Ortiz
Nick Ortiz joined the California Chamber of Commerce in February 2023, and was promoted in October 2023 to head the newly created CalChamber Small Business Policy Center, assuming the role of vice president of small business advocacy. Before joining the CalChamber team, Ortiz was president and CEO of the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz. See full bio.

Wanted: CalChamber Members to Support Small Business Interests

Small businesses are the heartbeat of the California economy, driving innovation and creating millions of jobs. Recognizing the vital role these businesses play, the...
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New Initiative Simplifies Contracting, Boosts Procurement Opportunities for Small Businesses

The California Chamber of Commerce, in a collaborative effort with the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and the Northern California Small Business Development Center,...
2024 Presidents Circle Awards

CalChamber Recognizes Local Chambers for Advocacy, Helping Members Comply with State Labor Laws

Connections between the California Chamber of Commerce and local chambers of commerce were highlighted yesterday at the CalChamber Capitol Summit. The Summit brings together local...

Strengthening Partnerships: CalChamber Engages with Regional Allies

Over the past few weeks, the team at the California Chamber of Commerce has had the privilege of participating in our allies’ events and...