BOARD OF DIRECTORS
THERESA TORRES- firstname.lastname@example.org
During her career, Theresa has held senior leadership roles at several companies including; Senior Director of Campus Recruiting at ADP, where she was responsible for designing and operationalizing a fully integrated approach to campus and early hiring; Director of Staffing and Employment Brand at Verizon where she was charged with building an Enterprise-wide recruitment strategy, delivering compelling Employment Branding, and creating Enterprise Leadership Development Programs and; Director of Workforce Performance and Diversity at Verizon, where her responsibilities included the development and execution of a corporate diversity strategy. Before joining Verizon, Theresa held various senior roles in Campus Recruiting and Diversity at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch.
Most recently, Theresa fulfilled her dream of owning her own business and launched two new companies, Beso del Sol, LLC; a Natural/Organic Air Brush Studio; and JOTA Consulting LLC, focused on delivering strategic guidance to companies in the areas of Diversity and Inclusion and Campus/University Relations.
Theresa has been actively involved in development and education within the Latino Community having served on the boards of ASPIRA of New York, 100 Hispanic Women and as President of the ALPFA New York Chapter. Theresa holds a Bachelors Degree in Organizational Behavior from Concordia College.
ELOISA ALFONSO- email@example.com
Eloisa is currently the Product Controller for the Dental and Vision Products in MetLife. She is primarily responsible for the core accounting and financial reporting of these products. Currently involved in reviewing, evaluating and improving financial accounting and reporting policies and procedures under US GAAP and STAT as well as keeping track of any IFRS updates. She has been extensively involved in recommending business process improvement methodologies and system-wide efficiencies. She also supports as team lead in many finance-related projects and initiatives, including integration of acquired businesses, system upgrades and new reporting tools.
Eloisa has been in the accounting profession for 30 years. She is also a Partner of Sillero & Associates, C.P.A. Since 1992 providing accounting and tax services primarily to the Latino community which makes up 80% of her client base. Eloisa was born in Bronx, NY. She is married and has two girls.
Eloisa has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University, Newark College of Arts & Science in Accounting and Political Science with minors in Finance & Economics. Eloisa is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of New Jersey and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) and National Association of Tax Practitioners (NATP).
Eloisa is currently serving as Executive Vice-President. She has been a member of ALPFA since 2008 joining after attending her first ALPFA convention in Phoenix, Arizona. She began as an active member attending most events and working with the membership team. She joined the board as a deputy of Member Relations and then a year later became Director of Member Relations. Several years later she served as VP of Member Relations and as Treasurer.
Eloisa enjoys giving back to her community by serving both as a professional and as an individual contributor. She enjoys spending time with friends & family, traveling, watching TV and reading.
DAVID BREZLER- firstname.lastname@example.org
David Brezler is a graduate of the National Urban Fellows program - a combined Master of Public Administration and Leadership training program focused on women and people of color. He comes from a background working in all three professional sectors, and brings with him the overarching philosophy that in whatever situation - leadership matters.
Currently enmeshed in the Program Management Office of the NYCHA Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program, he understands implicitly defining a strategic vision for a large organization with broad geographic effect. While in the PMO, he acquired his PMP certification, adding to his leadership and operational efficiency skill set.
Early in his career, David was an educator in the Bronx, Yonkers, and New Jersey. Drawing on this experience and training in educational methods, he is a passionate advocate for the inclusion and operationalization of student learning experiences via ALPFA, and their growth into professional life via the same.
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
ARTRICE GREEN - email@example.com
Artrice K. Green graduated from the Rutgers Business School in 2014, with a double major in Finance and Supply Chain. She currently works at Becton Dickinson as a Contract Membership Analyst. Artrice has a very diverse background working in Finance, Audit and most recent, Supply Chain. Artrice joined ALPFA while in college and after graduating, took on a role within the Board looking to make an impact and help others utilize the organization’s resources to flourish in their career fields. On the social side, Artrice is very friendly and outgoing and loves new adventures (big or small).
SERGIO MENACHO - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sergio Menacho has over 14 years of professional experience within Financial Services specializing in the Banking Industry. Currently, Sergio is a Vice President of Financial Controls at JPMorgan Chase. In this role, he supports the periodical assessments and certifications of Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSA), Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, User Tool Governance, and other Global Operational Risk Management initiatives. Prior to JPMorgan Chase, Sergio was with Morgan Stanley (Global Finance SOX Officer), Prudential (Operational Risk Management), Societe Generale (Financial Reporting Controller), and Deloitte & Touche (Audit and Tax Manager), respectively.
Sergio is a Lifetime Member of ALPFA with over 12 years as a member, and over 8 years of Board Leadership service with both the ALPFA NY and ALPFA NJ Professional Chapters. He earned his MBA with a concentration in Finance and International Business from Seton Hall University, and a Bachelors in Science in Accounting & Business Law from Syracuse University.
Sergio enjoys travelling, reading and is a sports fanatic following his Alma Matter Syracuse Orange!
VP OF MARKETING/PR
LUIS ROSADO - email@example.com
VP OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
JENNIFER ARNU - firstname.lastname@example.org
VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
VP OF MEMBERSHIP/SOCIAL MEDIA
KATHY TAJEDA - email@example.com
Kathy Tejada is a first-generation college Graduate. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers Business School, with a double degree in Finance and Accounting. She currently works as a Senior Private Equity Analyst for SS&C GlobeOP; her background includes private equity, real state, and hedging investments. She joined ALPFA looking to make an impact and help young professional utilize the organization’s resources to flourish in their career fields. She is passionate about serving as a platform for young professionals/first generation graduates to build a strong professional network within corporate America.
VP OF EVENTS/PROGRAMMING
DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
PAUL VEGA- firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Vega joined ALPFA NJ Board back in 2015 help chapter move forward on technological initiatives to improve operations and help develop the next generation of leaders. He is a processional that has experience Private Equity fund administration and operations with a keen interest in IT project management. Paul has supported IT infrastructure projects for the last 5 years in various roles student, state and national level within ALPFA. His projects includes: developing website system for the ALPFA Rutgers Newark Chapter and assisted in the transition of the Citysoft platform to the Yourmembership.com platform with ALPFA Inc.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
DIRECTOR OF EVENTS
ANDREA ALMEDIA- email@example.com
RUTGERS, NEWARK - STUDENT CHAPTER PRESIDENT
RUTGERS, NEW BRUNSWICK- STUDENT CHAPTER PRESIDENT
SETON HALL - STUDENT CHAPTER PRESIDENT