Carlos A. Medina
Carlos Medina is a Graduate of Rutgers Newark and Rutgers Law School Newark. He is the President of Robinson Aerial Surveys, Inc., a firm, with a long and rich history in New Jersey specializing in mapping and engineering. An advocate for volunteerism, Mr. Medina also serves on various non-profit boards.
In January 2019, Mr. Medina became President and CEO of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCCNJ), having served as Chairman since 2012. The SHCCNJ is the voice of the 119,000 Hispanic-owned businesses in New Jersey that contribute over $20 billion annually to the State’s economy.
To raise awareness, and promote diversity in entrepreneurship, Mr. Medina regularly discusses issues important to the members of SHCCNJ and the business community, during appearances on various TV Networks, including ABC 7, WWOR 9, and NJTV. In 2018/19 Mr. Medina acted as Executive Producer and Co-Host in resurrecting a defunct PBS/NJTV show. He recently served as Executive Producer and Host for “Que Pasa NJ?”, which airs on PBS stations. Mr. Medina also serves as a Corporate Board Member of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ.
Mr. Medina has been recognized and received many awards for his achievements, community service, and leadership, including: Professional of the Year Award from the Hispanic State Parade of New Jersey (2006); Outstanding MBE Award from ANCHIN (2011); LUPE Compadre Award (2015); Fairleigh Dickinson University Puerta al Futuro Community Service Award (2015); Friends of the HRIC Maria DeCastro Community Service Award (2015); National Coalition of Latino Officers Community Service Award (2016); Boy Scouts of America Good Scout Award (2016); New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards/NJ Community Pillar Award (2017); Illustrious Award from Institute for Latino Studies (2017); SLA-LTPAG - Jose Marti’ Award (2019); Grand Marshal of the Hispanic State Parade (2019); and, Red Bulls Professional Soccer Team’s 2021 Homegrown Hero Award.
Mr. Medina has been a Member of Governor Murphy’s ReStart the Economy Task Force since March 2020, and a Member of Governor Murphy’s Commission on Puerto Rico since June 2021. Mr. Medina was the Commencement Speaker at St. Peter’s University in 2021, receiving an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. In 2022, he served as the Commencement Speaker at William Paterson University, where he also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
Nominated by Governor Murphy in March 2022 to serve on the NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors, Mr. Medina was confirmed by the full New Jersey State Senate in December 2022.