ALPFA is governed by an elected Board of Directors consisting of Officers and Directors At Large. The CEO has a non-voting seat on the Board. The national Board of Directors has exhibited passion, determination and dedication in managing ALPFA's current issues and planning for its promising future.
Manny Espinoza - CEO
Manny Espinoza has been CEO at ALPFA since 2001 and is responsible for effectively guiding ALPFA in a new and bold direction with inspiration, leadership and vision. Under his leadership, the organization has reached its highest membership numbers in history.
In addition, Espinoza is responsible for opening ALPFA to a broader scope of Latino professionals and students, and was instrumental in the merger with NHBA.
Prior to joining ALPFA, Espinoza was with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he served as managing partner of the Tucson, Ariz., office and personnel partner in the San Diego office. During his tenure, he was assigned to the Mexico City office for the firm, where he served as Country Desk for Mexico and was responsible for U.S. subsidiaries doing business in those countries. He also provided Financial Advisory Services from the Houston office specializing in International Litigation Support Services.
Espinoza is a member of the Ascend Corporate Advisory Board, serves on Deloitte’s Diversity External Advisory Council and is on the Board of the NASBA Center for Public Trust.
Espinoza received the prestigious Eagle Award for his dedication and commitment to leadership and diversity issues. In 2007, Diversity Edge magazine named him one of the “Top 20 Diversity Champions,” and in 2008 HispanicBusiness magazine named Espinoza one of the Top 100 Most Influential Hispanics.
Espinoza is a graduate of the University of Arizona where he earned both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Accounting.