Casa Central Names New VP of External Affairs & Chief Marketing Officer


Chicago, IL – Apr. 23, 2018 – Casa Central announces the addition of its new VP of External Affairs & Chief Marketing Officer, Jose M Muñoz, to the agency’s leadership team. In his new role, Muñoz will be helping lead Casa Central’s sustainability and growth strategy. Muñoz brings a wealth of knowledge and insight, having spent the last 20 years designing and leading several local, state and national public education and civic engagement initiatives.

“We are fortunate to have José join Casa Central as our Head of External Affairs and Marketing.” said Martin R. Castro, Interim President & CEO of Casa Central. “His breadth of experience in the non-profit, government, business and social impact arenas, coupled with his proven leadership abilities will assist us in achieving our strategic goals. I, and the entire team at Casa Central, look forward to working with José as we seek to transform for the better the families and communities we serve.”

Prior to joining Casa Central, Jose was the President and Chief Strategist of Pangea Strategy Group; an independent consulting firm specializing in helping organizations maximize their social impact. Jose has designed and led social impact initiatives on health, education, housing, immigration, civic engagement and violence prevention, including #IncreaseThePeace a citywide initiative to engage youth in violence prevention efforts in Chicago. Jose has also served in the Illinois Governor’s Office as Chief Marketing Officer for the state’s Health Insurance Marketplace and as Deputy Commissioner for the City of Chicago’s Department of Public Health. 

“I am incredibly honored by this opportunity and look forward to working with the Casa Central team. I am very excited to be able to contribute to the vital role Casa Central plays in transforming the lives of communities across Chicago,” said Muñoz.

For additional information, please contact Claudia Brodner at or 7736452373

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