Alliances

ALPFA strategically selects alliances that will ensure the promotion of ALPFA’s mission and vision. We are proud of the prominent organizations we have partnered with and encourage you to click on the links below to learn more about these organizations.

 

DiversityInc

ALPFA is excited to announce the recent partnership with DiversityInc, a leader in diversity management consulting, benchmarking, diversity management learning and live best practices events. DiversityInc Magazine provides news, resources and commentary on the role of diversity in strengthening the corporate bottom line. The partnership aims to promote ALPFA to a larger audience and for ALPFA members to get a subscription to the digital format of DiversityInc for FREE. http://www.diversityinc.com/diversityinc-free-newsletter-subscription/

 

Becker Professional Education

ALPFA members who enroll in the Becker CPA review course will receive a $300.00 discount off the standard tuition. CFA candidates can also receive discounts off the Enhanced Stalla Systems program. Interested members can email ALPFA@becker.com for more information, or visit the site for more on their CPA exam review program.

 

Bell Curves

ALPFA has formed a strategic alliance with Bell Curves to bring free resources such as content for ALPFA’s webpage, access to scheduled information sessions on how to prepare for standardized tests, Access to Bell Curves newsletter. Additional benefits include low cost resources such as presenters/consultants with expertise in test preparation for minorities and discounted access to currently scheduled test prep classes. See http://www.bellcurves.com/ for more.

GMAC

 The Graduate Management Admission Council (www.gmac.com) is a nonprofit education organization of leading graduate business schools and owner of GMAT® exam, used by more than 5,000 graduate business and management programs worldwide. GMAC is based in Reston, Virginia, and has regional offices in London, New Delhi, and Hong Kong. The GMAT exam—the only standardized test designed expressly for graduate business and management programs worldwide—is continuously available at more than 530 test centers in over 110 countries. More information about the GMAT is available at www.mba.com.

 

 

 

 

 FEI: Financial Executives International

ALPFA formed an alliance with FEI (Financial Executives International) in early 2007. FEI is a membership-based association exclusively for CFOs and other senior finance executives. Through this alliance, ALPFA is able to increase visibility of our organization with non-member senior-level executives; in return, ALPFA assists FEI with diversity initiatives. http://www.financialexecutives.org/

 

 

Hispanic Executive Magazine

ALPFA members receive a free lifetime subscription to Hispanic Executive. Click here to subscribe.

 

iHispano

By powering ALPFA’s Career Center, iHispano will offer career opportunities for Latinos who are pursuing a career in accounting, finance, and related professions. iHispano.com is the leading career board for Hispanic and bilingual professionals and has grown to become a vital career resource for job seekers and corporations alike. To visit ALPFA Career Center, click here.

ASWA

“About the American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA): Founded in 1938, ASWA provides women in accounting and finance the leadership, education and networking opportunities needed to achieve their career goals. More than seventy years later, ASWA is still the only organization that solely represents the interest of women in the entire accounting and finance community. The organization's mission is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession. Visit www.aswa.org for more information.”

 

IRS: Internal Revenue Service

ALPFA continues to grow its alliance with the IRS by providing ALPFA members with opportunities to participate in the IRS VITA Program, important IRS updates, and speakers for local chapter meetings.

Need information? You are just a click away from obtaining Tax Guide and Law changes for Individuals and businesses, Tax Professional Information, access to 1040 Central, Where’s My Refund, Extension of Time to file, On-line Payment Agreements, Hurricane Help, Frequently Asked Questions and much more. Visit http://www.irs.gov/ today.

IRS Info in an Economic Downturn http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=201853,00.html

Junior Achievment

 The ALPFA National office is pleased to announce a recent alliance with Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide®, specifically its JA Hispanic Initiative program, to launch a pilot program focused on High-School outreach. ALPFA is excited to be involved with execution of the program in two of JA’s pilot cities – New York and Los Angeles.

According to the 2006 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, 11.5% of Hispanic males and 13.1% of Hispanic females over the age of 25 have attained a Bachelor’s degree or higher education. ALPFA’s alliance with Junior Achievement will take action to address this issue by stressing the importance of higher education to our Hispanic youth. For information on getting involved in this program, contact Catherine Garcia at catherine.garcia@national.alpfa.org

 

NALFO (National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations)

Furthering our commitment to providing access to a robust network of professionals and creating opportunities for the professional development of the next generation of Latino business leaders, ALPFA has entered into a partnership with NALFO (National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations), an umbrella council for Latino Greek letter organizations. The partnership includes the following membership discounts
- 1st 500 undergraduate NALFO members receive free 1-year ALPFA memberships PROMO CODE: NALFOALPFA
- 1-year Graduate Student & Professional Membership are 50 % off PROMO CODE: NALFO2012
In addition to the membership discounts, both ALPFA & NALFO have agreed to cross promote each other’s annual convention and mutually-beneficial events and programs on an on-going basis.

Highlighting the value of this strategic alliance most notably through the potential for growth in both individual members and new student chapters, ALPFA’s CEO Manny Espinoza stated, “ Many of our existing ALPFA student leaders as well as some in our professional membership ranks are also members of Latino Greek Letter organizations. We look forward to our existing ALPFA student chapters building relationships with NALFO member fraternity and sorority undergraduate chapters at the 64 university campuses we have in common. The potential for growth at both the undergrad & graduate student level through this partnership is also exciting for ALPFA in terms of expanding the pipeline of future Latino business leaders.”

To learn more about NALFO, visit www.nalfo.org.

 

Liberty Mutual

ALPFA has teamed up with Liberty Mutual to offer its members significant savings on Auto and Home insurance. Because you are a member of ALPFA you qualify for special savings through Liberty Mutual's Group Savings Plus ® program.

Walden University

Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of working professionals for more than 40 years. Our extraordinary range of programs and specializations—developed and taught by industry experts—are designed to help you advance in your current role as you prepare for future professional growth. Students holding certain professional certifications may be able to apply credits toward Walden degree programs. Visit www.WaldenU.edu/managementfor more information. 

Ascend

Ascend is the premier non-profit professional association that enables its members, corporate partners and the community to realize the leadership potential of Pan-Asians in global corporations. Ascend reaches 20,000 people with 28 student chapters and 15 professional chapters located in both the U.S. and Canada around major business hubs and educational institutions. Ascend membership is open to individuals of all ethnic and business backgrounds. 

Our mission is to continue to be the premier professional organization dedicated to enabling its members, business partners and the community to leverage the leadership and global business potential of Pan-Asians.