Party affiliation: Democrat
José Antonio Valdés-Chao, Cuban advertising agency executive. Recipient Silver Medal, International Film and television Festival, 1971, Bronze Medal, 1975; Cuspide award, 1983, 87. Member American Management Association, Advertising Agency Association Puerto Rico (director 1982-1984, vice president 1973-1974), Creative Commons Puerto Rico.; Club: Caribe Hilton Swimming and Tennis (San Juan, Puerto Rico).
1 daughter, Viviana. Co-owner, general director Aguila Publicitaria, Havana, Cuba, 1954-1961. Office manager International Rescue Committee, Miami, 1961-1963. Copywriter, ad divisional supervisor Milwaukee Boston Store, 1963-1964.
Copywriter, creative coordinator, account representative, account supervisor J. Walter Thompson Company, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1965-1968. Vice president, general manager Ross Roy New York, Inc., San Juan, 1968-1970. President J. A. Valdes-Chao, Inc., San Juan, since 1971.
Professor sales and advertising Professional School Commerce, Havana, Cuba, 1954-1961.
Denomination: Roman Catholic