Adrián Ochoa

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Adrián Ochoa
Second Quorum of the Seventy
April 6, 2013 (2013-04-06)
Called by Thomas S. Monson
Personal details
Born Adrián Ochoa Quintana
(1954-03-07) March 7, 1954 (age 60)
San Francisco, California, United States
Spouse Nancy Villareal
Children five
Parents Eduardo and Consuelo Ochoa

Adrián Ochoa Quintana (born March 7, 1954) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since April 2013. He is a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy. He served previously as second counselor in the general presidency of the Young Men organization.

Biography[edit]

Ochoa was born in San Francisco, California to Eduardo and Consuelo Ochoa. He was raised primarily in Los Angeles, California and Chihuahua, Mexico. As a young man, Ochoa served as a public affairs missionary for the LDS Church in Mexico.

Ochoa has worked in advertising and marketing in both the United States and Mexico. For much of his career, Ochoa ran a production company based in Monterrey, Mexico. He holds a bachelor's degree from Universidad Regiomontana and a diploma in Business from Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

Ochoa has served in many assignments in the LDS Church, including branch president, area public affairs director, president of the Monterrey Mexico Mitras Stake (1987 to 1995), and area seventy, during which time he served as a counselor in the Mexico North Area presidency,.[1] He was president of the church's Honduras San Pedro Sula Mission from 2004 to 2007.

In April 2009, David L. Beck selected Ochoa as second counselor in the general presidency of the church's Young Men organization[2] In April 2013, he was released from the Young Men general presidency and sustained as a general authority and member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy.[3] Since August 2013 he has served as second counselor in the church's Central America Area[4][5]

Ochoa married Nancy Villareal in the Mexico City Temple and they are the parents of five children.

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  1. ^ "New area assignments", Church News (Deseret News), June 16, 2001.
  2. ^ New Young Men presidency, Church News (Deseret News), 11 April 2009. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  3. ^ "New General Authority callings and releases announced", Church News (Deseret News), 6 April 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Area Leadership Assignments, 2013", Church News (Deseret News), 25 May 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Area Leadership Assignments, 2014", Church News (Deseret News), 3 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014.

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