Jose Gabriel Espinoza CPSM, CPSD, MBA

Supplier Diversity Program Manager

Jose Gabriel EspinozaJose is responsible for California Water Service’s supplier diversity goal. That is, 21.5% of all procurement sourced from minority-, woman-, disabled veteran-, and LGBT-owned businesses.

He holds certificates in Leading Successful Programs – Harvard Kennedy School, Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator – California State Water Resources Control Board, and Global Logistics – Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

Previously, a buyer in the Marine Corps, he supported military exercises in Okinawa as well as diplomatic activities in Nouakchott, Valletta, Tel Aviv and Frankfurt.

Jose is fluent in French and Spanish.