Hispanic Lifestyle is pleased to recognize Clemente A. Mojica President and Chief Executive Officer for Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services (NPHS) as 2018 Executive of Influence. Mr. Mojica will be recognized along with his follow honorees during Hispanic Lifestyle’s BizCon 2018 taking place on June 7, 2018 at the Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center.
Clemente A. Mojica is a social entrepreneur and a community development executive with over eighteen years of experience in affordable housing, economic development, environmental sustainability and information technology. He has leveraged this unique mix of skills to develop programs and cross-sector strategic partnerships that promote the development of sustainable communities, establishment of equity-building opportunities for underserved people, creation and preservation of living-wage jobs, and sustainability of the environment.
Clemente is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer for Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services (NPHS), a multifaceted Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) located in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Clemente guides the organization’s work in affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, community wealth-building, job creation and preservation, and environmental sustainability. While at NPHS, Clemente founded Sojourner Solar and NPHS Community Redevelopment, both of which are disruptive social enterprises that respectively enable the accessibility of solar technology to low-income communities and provide commercial real estate services to underrepresented entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Clemente has worked for three community economic organizations in Southern California throughout his years of service as a community development professional. From this experience, he has developed a deeper understanding of the needs and priorities for economic growth and affordable housing development in the Southern California, especially in the Inland Empire. As an advocate for the region, Clemente serves on the Community Advisory Board for Community Bank and CIT/One West Bank to help drive impact investments that support the development of affordable housing and growth of the small business community in the Inland Empire.
Clemente graduated from the California State University of San Bernardino with a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Policy. He is a proud husband and father and has lived in the Inland Empire for nearly 30 years.