BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SERGIO MENACHO - email@example.com
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!
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
ELOISA ALFONSO- firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
PASCHAL FERREIRA - email@example.com
ARTRICE GREEN - firstname.lastname@example.org
ANA VILLEDA - email@example.com
VP OF MARKETING & BRANDING
VP OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
VP OF CORPORATE RELATIONS & EVENTS
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
DIRECTOR OF MEMBER RELATIONS
DIRECTOR OF EVENTS
DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE RELATIONS
PAUL VEGA- firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Vega is an Associate at State Street working in the Alternative Investment Solutions group for Private Equity Clients. Paul has supported IT infrastructure projects for the last 2 years in various roles student, state and national level within ALPFA. His projects includes: developing website system for the ALPFA Rutgers Newark Chapter, implemented a rocktheme calendar within the ALPFA Rutgers Newark website to allow google calendar information through a google api to be presented responsive setting for mobile devices, and assisted in the transition of the Citysoft platform to the Yourmembership.com platform with ALPFA Inc. He recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance with a concentration of management of information systems from Rutgers University.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
AROCH (ERIC) BOLANOS - email@example.com
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
AMIR ISMAIL- firstname.lastname@example.org
Amir Ismail is an Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers working in the Advisory Services Practice in the NYC market. In this role Amir has worked on multiple engagements within the Forensics and Health Care Industries being exposed to high-profile clients and consulting work. Alongside to Amir’s client work, he was selected to partake in the 2015 Millennial Leadership Development Program, which involves monthly development workshops and a firm project sponsored by the firm’s leaders. Amir graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Supply Chain Management/Marketing Science. To the consulting profession, Amir offers his educational background allowing him to understand a business’s financial performance as well as operational structure. At PwC, Amir currently serves on the Latin Inclusion Network (LIN) providing ALPFA network opportunities for internal staff and students from surrounding Universities.
Amir joined ALPFA in 2010 as an undergraduate and served on the leadership board at Rutgers University-Newark for three years, as the Director of Communication and Treasurer. During this tenure Amir was a catalyst in helping grow the chapter from 50 members to over 500 members as well as being a part of a team that gained numerous awards such as Organization of the Year at Rutgers the Northeast Chapter of the Year at the ALPFA Convention. Furthermore, in 2013 Amir was named into the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Hall of Fame as a scholarship recipient. In 2014, Amir was awarded the ALPFA NJ and ALPFA National Academic and Leadership Scholarships. Amir has attended 4 National ALPFA conventions as a student representative and most recently as a delegate of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Amir enjoys finding new restaurants to visit, food to experience and destinations to visit. He also enjoys playing basketball during his down time as well as watching sports with colleagues and friends.
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
ANDREA ALMEDIA- email@example.com