Office of Councilmember Abel Guillen
Councilmember-Elect Abel Guillen brings years of experience championing affordable education, fiscal accountability and results. The first in his family to graduate from college, Guillen earned his B.A. and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Currently the Senior Executive Vice President at a prominent California municipal finance firm, Guillen has facilitated more than 100 California public financings, securing nearly $3 Billion for classroom and school safety upgrades, repairs, and improvements for K-12 and community college districts throughout the State, providing quality education for thousands of students and children. As an elected official, Abel Guillen advocates for quality education, job creation, and responsible, transparent fiscal management that has put more dollars into the classroom locally and expanded access for hundreds of additional students to Peralta Colleges.