About Us

Chief Executive Officer

RAY ARVIZU “el mero-mero”
President and Chief Executive Officer
No one is more dedicated to our clients than founder Ray Arvizu.

For over twenty years, Ray Arvizu has successfully utilized his wide-ranging network of business contacts and knowledge of the Hispanic market to develop proven strategies that keep our clients one step ahead of their competitors

Nationally recognized for its innovative approach to penetrating any industry segment, Arvizu serves the needs of corporate, municipal, multi-national and non-profit agencies with strategic planning, advertising, marketing and public relations campaigns

Arvizu is also a former Chairman of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and credited with pioneering the formation of the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies. Arvizu has also been named one of the ‘100 Most Influential Hispanics’ by Hispanic Business Magazine.

In 2000, Arvizu was named Small Business Person of the Year by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. In 2001, the Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council named Arvizu the ‘Arizona Supplier of the Year and in 2002, Arvizu was named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Most recently, Arvizu was named to the Business Journals ‘Silver Anniversary Honor Roll’ honoring him for his service to the Valley over the last 25 years.

Arvizu Advertising and Promotions was founded in 1991 and is a privately owned firm. The agency is proudly 100% Hispanic-owned.

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 Arvizu is driven by “Total Client Commitment”. It is our philosophy to provide an unparallel level of commitment and quality of work to our clients. We seek to provide innovative and culturally relevant strategies that address your company’s goals by acquiring a deep understanding of the fundamentals of your business and customers’ needs.


What makes our agency unique is our ability to help clients navigate through different levels of market segmentation and acculturation in order to reach new audiences and strengthen their market positions. We understand the importance of reaching consumers in the language they prefer and applying preeminent messages with the best mediums.


In addition, Arvizu has a long history of heavy community involvement through charities, scholarships, and youth sports and is looked upon as a leader in the Hispanic communities we serve.


One distinguishing characteristic about Arvizu is our love for sports. We are definitely a sports minded agency with the majority of us playing team sports in our younger years. The disciplines we have learned from playing team sports such as commitment, goal setting, and team work have made us one of the most competitive agencies in the industry.


Charitable Contriutions

 If there is something Arvizu delivers with 100% of their heart it is strengthening the community, especially as it pertains to the development and growth of Hispanic-owned businesses. Arvizu sponsors a number of charitable events annually and aids in fundraising efforts to many community-based organizations throughout the year. This commitment includes the formation of Arvizu Charities and the Arvizu Scholarship Fund benefiting deserving Hispanic youth.

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