what is a zocalo?

Zocalos are public squares commonly found in Mexican cities where residents of the community come together and share ideas and opportunities.  A typical zocalo will have vendors, entertainment and locals hanging out enjoying an afternoon.

Our Story

Zocalo Local is taking the concept of the public square and applying the principals of economic development to help businesses and entrepreneurs get more connected to local resources and opportunities for expansion.

Meet the Team

We are a team of strategic thinkers, silo busters, storytellers, and data trackers.   If you're looking to find new ways to connect with your community, let's chat and create something together.


Steve Massa

Co-Founder + Ecosystem Builder

Steve has worked for Fortune 500 companies, venture-funded startups, municipal government,  and his own companies. His experience in strategy, business development, and innovation will get you closer to the vision you've had since the beginning.


Interesting Fact:

Steve can say 'have you forgotten your keys?' in seven languages


Diego Esperanza

Co-Founder + Creative Director

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Bethany Wilson

Corporate Engagement + Project Management

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Let's Connect

Let's schedule a quick, 30-minute chat to see if we can help create something cool and meaningful together.