Elder Adrián Ochoa

Elder Adrián Ochoa

Leader Biography

Elder Adrian Ochoa was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 2013. At the time of his call, he had been serving as Second Counselor in the Young Men General Presidency. He is currently serving as a member of the Central America Area Presidency.

Elder Ochoa was educated primarily in Mexico. He graduated in Science Communication from the Regiomontana University in Monterrey, Mexico, with an emphasis in advertising.  He studied marketing at the State University of Nuevo Leon (Universidad Aut6noma) and obtained a diploma in business administration from the Monterrey Technical College (ITESM).

His professional career has been in marketing and advertising, helping international companies consolidate their brands and their marketing positioning.  He previously owned an advertising agency and a film production company. In 2008 he founded Avantar, a mobile and internet marketing company, launching some of the most successful business directory apps to date.

Elder Ochoa has held many Church callings over the years, including stake president and area director of public affairs.  As an Area Seventy he served for five years as a counselor in the Mexico North Area Presidency; also served as mission president and as a counselor in the Young Men general presidency.

Adrian Ochoa Quintana was born in San Francisco, California, on March 7, 1954. He married Nancy Villarreal in May 1987. They are the parents of five children.

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