Board of Directors 2020-2021

Gabriela Barbarena

Gabriela Barbarena
Chair
Founder & CEO
ARAS, INC

Leticia Aguilar
Vice Chair
Former Executive
Vice President
Community Banking
Bank Of California

Ray Vasquez

Ray Vasquez
Immediate Past Chair
Senior Vice
President, Market
Executive
Bank of America
Merrill Lynch

Javier C. Angulo
Secretary
Senior Director
Community
Relations
Walmart

Ruben Maciel
Treasurer
President
The SL Group

Lisa Smith
Asst. Treasurer
Managing Director
Public Finance
MUFG

Marry Anne Chern
President
Adventist Health
White Memorial
Charitable Foundation

Gail Biesemeyer, MSN, RN
Professor and Advisor
to the Student Council
Rio Hondo College

Charles Bonapare-Wyse

Charles Bonapare-Wyse
President & CEO
El Gallo Giro

Martin Castro
President & CEO
Mexican American
Opportunity Foundation

Victor M. Franco

Victor M. Franco
Former VP.
Community Affairs
and Media Relations
NBC Universal,
KVEA

David C. Lizárraga

David C. Lizárraga
Chairman & Founder
TELACU Education
Foundation

Gina Orozco
Vice President – Gas
Engineering &
System Integrity
Southern California
Gas Company

Elizabeth Martinez
Director
Government Relations
Meruelo Enterprises, Inc

Sal Mendoza
Senior Vice President
City National Bank
Community Reinvestment
Department

Rick R. Olivarez

Rick R. Olivarez, Esq.
Managing Shareholder

Olivarez Madruga
Lemieux O’neill, LLP

John Raffoul

John Raffoul, D.P.A., FACHE
President
Adventist Health
White Memorial

George A. Ramirez

George A. Ramirez
President
George A. Ramirez
Leadership &
Business Strategies

Blin Richards

Blin Richards
Finance Officer
Adventist Health
White Memorial

Joseph 'Pep' Valdes

Joseph 'Pep' Valdes
Executive Vice
President
Parking Company of
America

Hector Flores, M.D.

Hector Flores, M.D.
Advisory
Chair, Family
Medicine
AHWM

Miguel Martinez, M.D.

Miguel Martinez, M.D.
President
Los Angeles Urology
Medical Group, Inc.