José Luis Cáceres is a transportation funding analyst and planner with 20 years of experience helping transportation projects get funding, keep funding, and deliver on funding commitments. He served the first 20 years of his career at the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) where he specialized in troubleshooting state- and federal- funding challenges. He managed a program of projects totaling over $5 billion. While at SACOG he helped accelerate the region’s projects by executing $80 million in interest-free loans. He is currently a Senior Planner with the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission’s Grants and Programming Department, where he helps to manage 70 passenger rail projects and $2 billion capital program.
Mr. Cáceres has B.A.s in Spanish Literature and International Relations from UC Davis and a M.S. in Transportation Management from San Jose State’s Mineta Transportation Institute. Mr. Cáceres has lived in the Sacramento Region since 2000 and currently resides in East Sacramento.