BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EDDIE MARTINEZ

MEMBER
E.MARTINEZ@ALTAPS.ORG

Eduardo Martinez is a financial professional focused on insurance and real estate services. Eduardo’s strong sense of community and over twenty-four years of community service has built great relationships with the local business community, and he has been able to leverage these relationships to provide greater access to families in need.

SAMUEL CORTEZ

MEMBER
S.CORTEZ@ALTAPS.ORG

Samuel is a business executive with 20 years experience in managing large, big box wholesale store operations. Samuel has worked leading large food manufacturing and distribution companies launching national food products and has worked in export and import markets.

 

GREG TANNER

MEMBER
G.TANNER@ALTAPS.ORG

Greg is a lawyer and has practiced law in the Los Angeles area since 1990. Greg graduated with a liberal arts degree from San Francisco State University in 1983 and later attended law school at San Joaquin College of Law in Fresno, California where he received his JD in June 1990. During the 1990’s, Greg principally represented plaintiffs in labor and employment, general litigation, and workers’ compensation matters. Beginning in 2000, Greg’s law practice focused workers’ compensation defense. In 2017, Greg opened his own practice focusing on workers’ compensation and personal injury representing injured workers and plaintiffs. Greg’s memberships include the California State Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, the United States Central and Eastern District Courts and the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Apart from law, Greg is an avid photographer and enjoys literature and writing.

MARY PORRAS

MEMBER
M.PORRAS@ALTAPS.ORG

 

Mary has worked with the public for over 20 years. Mary has an Associate of Arts in Administration of Justice, a Bachelor of Science in Human Services-Management, and a Master of Science in Accountancy. Since 2001, Mary has dedicated herself working with the public, non-profits, and teaching school districts about the State, Federal and Communicable disease guidelines. Apart from work, Mary is a homeschool learning coach, a life and health coach, and enjoys creating new memories with her family.

RAUL CARRANZA

MEMBER
R.CARRANZA@ALTAPS.ORG

Raul is a highly experienced educator and education administrator. As the CEO of Teach Public Schools, Raul has overseen the growth of the organization and has expanded to the state of Nevada with the successful Teach Public Schools’ educational model. Raul has been a superintendent, a school principal, a teacher, a university instructor, and a emerging leader mentor.     

 

AZUCENA CHAVARRIA

MEMBER
A.CHAVARRIA@ALTAPS.ORG

 

Azucena is a solutions-driven leader with over twenty years in management and marketing for Fortune 100 companies. She has worked with Hewlett Packard, Ingram Micro, San Diego Padres and has extensive not-for-profit volunteer experience. She was the former Rotary Club President of Southeast San Diego. 

MANAGEMENT STAFF

XAVIER REYES

FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
X.REYES@ALTAPS.ORG
Mr. Reyes previously served at the California Charter Schools Association as the Director of School Development and Outreach. In his capacity at the CCSA, he created and administered a statewide program called Charter Launch that trained and assisted charter school development teams to start their schools in San Diego, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Fresno, San Bernardino and Oakland. Before his tenure at CCSA, Mr. Reyes worked at the LAUSD as a New Facilities Outreach Organizer concentrating in the South and Southeast part of LAUSD as part of a new schools development team. He also has over fifteen years of marketing and business development management experience.