USHCC Corporate Affairs Consultant
Camilo Suero is a passionate business development strategist for the Hispanic and minority business community at large.
His professional background is largely in automotive supply chain, having worked at Ford Motor company for 17 years, where he contributed to some of the most successful vehicles launches in the Americas region, achieving recognition for his role. Additionally, Suero served as an Executive Board member of the Ford Hispanic Network employee resource group and President of the Detroit Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (PROSPANICA).
In 2013, Suero left Ford to become the Executive Director of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a statewide business organization representing over 20,000 Hispanic-owned businesses. In this role, Suero focused on programs that expanded access and circle of influence for Hispanic Owned Businesses, increased corporate participation and created a vibrant community of businesses which he called La Familia MHCC.
Suero is known for his commitment to supporting small businesses with mentoring and connections that go beyond sales and revenue and into purposeful relationships. You will always here Camilo say: “business is about relationship and trust”.
Camilo holds a Master’s in Business Administration, concentrated in Supply Chain and International Marketing, from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), Dominican Republic.
In 2017, Suero entered the consulting world in Automotive Sales and Strategic Consulting, creating Suero Strategic Business Connections, LLC, (SSBC), representing minority owned firms in automotive. He also created the LatinX Business Network, to promote business collaboration and exalt the success of LatinX entrepreneurs.
Today, Suero is a consultant in Corporate Relations for the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council, and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he offers strategic advice to several minority owned companies entering the Automotive sector.
Suero is married to Helen Suero-Shunia and they have two daughters, Carolina Isabel and Kristin Ellen. He enjoys baseball, history, music and traveling.