The courage to follow through... @ALPFA CEO Profiled by Columbia Alumni News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
His belief in the power and importance of connection has resonated with ALPFAmilia since the day he walked through the doors of the office on the 15th floor at 55 Broad Street in the heart of the Financial District of New York. We have known from Day One--June 2, 2014--the CEO, our CEO, knows his purpose in life: to inspire and connect others to achieve extraordinary things.
At the Gala of his first Convention "with the Familia", August 5, 2014, Charlie told the story of the picture on the wall beside his cubicle in the NY office. the Alumni Society summarizes:
Next to Garcia’s cubicle in New York hangs a photo of the janitor of the academy. Garcia and his classmates didn’t know it at first, but the man who mopped those halls was a World War II hero who won the Congressional Medal of Honor. “I would not be who I am today without the valuable lessons he taught me,” Garcia recalls. “His picture reminds me to treat every person you meet as if they are a war hero.”
As the CEO of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), Garcia employs that perspective to develop the Latino community and to strengthen its connections to other organizations of commerce, philanthropy, and culture.
Read the full profile here: http://j.mp/cpglead