Cesar will be one of the first two openly LGBTQ Framingham City Councilmembers
Cesar was born in Guatemala City, the first of two boys, to working-class parents. His mother was a bilingual secretary and a his father worked at a bank. The turmoil caused by the civil war in Guatemala forced his parents to emigrate. Cesar and his family arrived in Los Angeles, California, when he was still an infant. After his parents separated, Cesar’s mother moved the family out of state several times before finally settling in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Cesar earned a B.S. in Corporate Finance & Accounting at Bentley University and an MBA from Clark University. Having worked in the Energy Industry for well over a decade, Cesar is currently a senior member of the accounting team for a renewable energy company that develops, builds and operates utility-scale solar and wind farms.
Cesar volunteers his skills with a genuine desire to help others. He serves as a Commissioner on the Framingham Human Relations Commission, on the Board of Finance of his church and as a Finance Committee Member of Family Equality, a national non-profit.
Cesar and his husband always knew they wanted to be parents. When the time came, they decided to adopt from Massachusetts foster care. Today, they are dedicated parents and are lovingly raising their two sons in a bilingual, inter-generational household.