Juan Guardado was born in El Salvador before moving to New York with his family. He began his career in Dan’s Key Food and has been a member of Local 1500 for over 23 years. During his membership Mr. Guardado has held many positions, including part-time, full-time, and department manager, but the one he is most proud about is being a Shop Steward of Local 1500. Juan also held membership in Stop & Shop as a dairy clerk and in Fairway in various positions. In October, 2018 Juan Guardado became a Union Representative.