Arturo settles in as Chamber director

Arturo Moran is settling in as the new director of the Yuma Chamber of Commerce.
Moran has been on the job for about one month, spending much of his time introducing himself to the roughly 180 Chamber businesses.

“I think I’ve had a real positive interaction,” he said earlier this week.
Moran has been in Yuma since moving here as a 7-year-old in second grade. He graduated with the Yuma High School Class of 2013. He worked for Quality Farm & Ranch Center and for Smithfield before moving to Colorado Springs for about five years, working as a financial banker.
“I felt the best thing I got out of that was I got to see different perspectives of different communities and races,” Moran said. “It is important to find common ground so you can have good communication.”
He moved back to Yuma in the past year, and began working as a realtor through Yuma Realty. He was going to ball games and other community events, and found himself contemplating how he could (Read the full article by purchasing this week’s print edition, or get a digital subscription for $30 per year. Email info@yumapioneer to learn more.)