Thank you, Consul Preciado!

On Monday April 2, 2012 David Manuel Preciado Juarez officially joined the Consulate of Mexico in Little Rock, as its Consul. Preciado Juarez is the second Mexican official with this title in Arkansas. In June 2016, Consul Preciado will become the official Mexican Consul in Fresno, California.

The new Consul arrival coincides with the 9th anniversary of the opening of the Consulate of Mexico in Little Rock on 2007.

During his tenure in Arkansas, Consul Preciado Juarez reiterated his message to the community in his own words, "the consulate of Mexico and its officers should be involved with the Mexican community in Arkansas, participating and serving as its ears serving their needs. I do not want us to be perceived as an entity that only performs official procedures." And he kept his word.

Consul Preciado said he wanted to join the community as another Mexican.

Preciado has a Ph.D. in Government and Public Administration from the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset, attached to the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and has a Masters in Political Action and Citizenship in the rule of law at the Universities Rey Juan Carlos, Francisco de Vitoria and Bar Association of Madrid. He earned a law degree from the Universidad Autónoma of Baja California, Mexicali.

His public service career includes his most recent position with the Consulate General in Houston, Hola! 518 CONSUL 10Texas. He has also held various positions as Executive Secretary of the National Public Security System (SESNSG/SSP, for its acronym in Spanish), the Secretariat of Public Function (SFP, for its acronym in Spanish), the Energy Secretariat of the Federal Government, (SENER, for its acronym in Spanish), the Chamber of Deputies of the Honorable Congress and the Treasury and Public Credit (SHCP, for its acronym in Spanish) and SEDESOL.

Consul David Preciado was born in Ensenada, Baja California. He has been married for 14 years to Veronica Magana, they have 5 children.

Hola! 518 CONSUL 1¡Hola! Arkansas had the opportunity to work very closely with Consul David Preciado and his wife Veronica. We wish our friend and leader, the very best.
¡Hola! Arkansas

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