Full Name
Hector Hernandez
Job Title
Executive Director
Southwest Economic Solutions
Speaker Bio
Hector Hernandez is currently Executive Director of Southwest Economic Solutions. Under Hector’s direction Southwest Economic Solutions became a 501c3 subsidiary of Southwest Solutions in 2013. Hector oversees all day to day operations of multiple satellite offices who hold programs that include Home-ownership, Workforce Development, Adult Learning and Financial Literacy Services. Hector also launched ProsperUs Detroit, a Detroit based entrepreneurship program that was so successful, it became an independent free-standing 501c3 organization in October of 2020. Hector has over 20 years of experience in the local and state housing industry having previously worked at both MSHDA and the Detroit Housing Commission. Hector was born and raised in Southwest Detroit. He currently is a board member of the Detroit Promise Zone Authority, the Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit and TechTown Detroit.
Hector Hernandez