Cesar will continue being one of the first two openly LGBTQ Framingham City Councilmembers
Cesar is currently serving his first term as District 2 City Councilor in Framingham, MA. Cesar is a gay, cis-gendered, Latino immigrant that has over 15 years of experience as a finance professional working primarily in the Renewable Energy Industry. He is a certified public accountant. Cesar grew up in Framingham and earned a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance and Accounting from Bentley University and an MBA from Clark University. He is currently raising two small children with his husband, Jeff.
Cesar has a history of serving in local community organizations and is currently on the Board of Directors of Jewish Family Services of Metrowest, he is Co-Vice Chair of the Framingham Democratic Committee, a member of the Board of Finance of Edwards Church UCC, and a member of the Finance Committee of Family Equality, a national non-profit that advocates for LGBTQ families and those who wish to form them. It is his passion to help others that drives him to serve as a local official.
Cesar is multi-lingual and has been focused during his first term as City Councilor on increasing access to local government, boards, and commissions for the diverse communities that account for the City of Framingham’s 75,000+ population of residents. Accomplishments during his first term also include helping Framingham create a framework for advancing green initiatives and preserving essential services for residents during challenging financial times.