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Board of Directors

Rose Arevalo 

Diana Vazquez, CPA
VP - Finance

Brenda Argueta 
 VP - Membership

Norma Ugalde  
 VP - Membership

Yesenia Baranda
 VP - University & Community Partnerships

Bryan Burgonio  
 VP - University & Community Partnerships


Claudia Quintana
Immediate Past President (2013-2014)

Josue D. Dominguez
 Past President (2011-2013)

Antonio Gonzalez
 Past President (2009-2011)








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Welcome to the Orange County Chapter

Our chapter is gracious for your continued support in the mission of our organization – to build Latino business leaders. Working together we have created a long lasting impact in the lives of our members and the people they inspire in their daily lives. We are proud of how far we have come and exuberantly strive to push forward to unexplored frontiers to enhance the opportunities for generations of leaders yet to be discovered. Indeed, ALPFA Orange County is committed to anticipating the needs and exceeding the expectations of our business partners and members. With your support we continue to raise the bar of excellence. Continue Reading


JANUARY 24  ALPFAWestern Regional Student Symposium

MAY 8   Spring Networkin Mixer with the CSUF Hispanic/Latino Alumni Chapter

AUGUST 6-10    2015 ALPFA National Convention- New York

SEPTEMBER   Adelante Leadership Summit & Scholarship Fundraiser


DECEMBER    Holiday Leaders Networking Reception


We are very excited to announce our next event on May 8th. Register Today




Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Chapman University
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact Rose Arevalo at

Thursday, February 6, 2014
University of Phoenix
3150 Bristol St., STE 302
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Time: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
More Information and Registration at:
 Parking information:
Parking is free after 5:00pm - Take the parking ramp adjacent to that building - there should be plenty of parking, please do not park in any reserved spaces. 


Thursday, January 30, 2014
10:00am to 11:00am PST / 1:00pm to 2:00pm ET
Join ALPFA's first nationwide webinar produced in conjunction with Robert Half and learn what it takes to create an outsanding career. Guest speakers include ALPFA's CEO and executives from Safeway, Robert Half and the Orlando Utilities Commission.
More Information and Registration At:
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
New York Life - Brea Office
675 Placentia Ave, Suite 250., Brea, CA 92821
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Is your leadership style relevant in the 21st Century? Technology and social trends have led employees to demand more from their leaders in the areas of accountability, mentorship and teamwork. Are you employing the tools and techniques it will take to build an effective team? Join our event to learn from local executives what modern leadership looks like and how you can go from manager to leader.
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Guest Panelists

Michael Ceci  -  Managing Partner  -  New York Life

Mario Guerra  - Mayor  - City of Downey

Ed Jordan  -  CFO & SVP, Operations  -  Nolet Spirits USA

Jesse Torres  -  CEO & President  -  Pan American Bank


Thursday, November 7, 2013
Robert Half International
18200 Von Karman Ave, Suite 200., Irvine, CA 92612
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
It's as old as human relationships themselves as as new as the latest social media phenomenon: professional networking. Everybody is familiar with networking but do you know what it really entails? Even if you're an experienced networker, chances are you can learn a thing or two about how to make it easier and more effective. This presentation will discuss networking basics, how to develop a networking strategy, getting the most out of online networking and common mistakes to avoid.
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Saturday, July 13, 2013
Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel  
1717 S Disneyland Dr., Anaheim, CA 92802
Time: 8:30am to 3:00pm

Invest in yourself and be a part of an event that  will inspire you to become a more effective leader! ALPFA OC has not finalized the details of the event, however, our board is proud to continue to make this marquee event more successful each year and we are planning to have 200 attendees this year. 

CPE Credits will be Available and Access to Recruiters as well as Networking Time will be Provided 

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June 20, 2013
University of Phoenix, SoCal Main 
3150 Bristol St, Ste. 500, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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May 2, 2013 
El Zocalo Mexican Steakhouse
301 N. Tustin, Santa Ana, CA 92705
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March 21, 2013
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel
1600 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92803

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America's largest financial firms come together at ALPFA Orange County. Learn about market trends, economic outlooks, financial advice and career opportunities in the nations most important industry from the country's most coveted firms.

Guest Speakers:

Everett Echavez
Financial Adviser

Roger Nieves
Executive VP & Head, Due Diligence Group

Alexander Ashwal
Vice President

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ALPFA Career Center

RHI Career Resources

Annual Convention

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