Peter Padilla |

Peter Padilla

NNBW Staff

Peter Padilla, chairman of the board at the Hispanic Chamber of Northern Nevada, has assumed the position of interim executive director of the chamber.

Leslie Mix, former HCC CEO/president, resigned from the post in January 2004 and Padilla assumed the role as interim executive director on March 15.

The HCC has established a search committee that is charged with finding a qualified replacement.

Padilla worked at KUVR Azteca America as the general manager until March.

He came to Reno with 24 years of television and radio experience and owned a small business, Las Cruces Marketing, Inc.

in New Mexico.