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Alice Perez

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Alice Perez is a Director with AT&T External Affairs. In her role she is the direct liaison for local government, and the non-profit community in the 16 counties she covers. She is the primary point of contact for supporting and responding to public safety requests and coordinating emergency response efforts and for the implementation of corporate strategic policies and programs pertaining to the company’s regulatory and legislative initiatives.

Alice previously was President / CEO of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce. The statewide chamber provided several business and leadership development programs that encouraged the creation, expansion and growth of small and emerging businesses, including women and minority-owned businesses throughout California. She also served as the President / CEO of the

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce where she restructured the chamber and Manager of Customer Strategy at Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) where she was responsible for overseeing the Customer Service Business Unit’s strategic direction which included new program development and planning, community engagement, operations planning and implementation, market research, technology initiatives and the financial performance of the Business Unit.

Perez was Vice President and Director of U.S. Bank’s national Multicultural Banking initiatives. In her role, Alice guided U.S. Bank in its decisions to effectively serve and meet the unique financial services needs of high-growth Hispanic and other Multicultural markets. She also

coordinated the bank’s national outreach and developed strategic partnerships with other organizations in order to provide to the Greater Hispanic, African American and Asian Community enhanced access to financial services.​Ms. Perez has been recognized by Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with the 2019 Latina Estrella Legacy Award, Invictus Youth Foundation with the 2018 Community Champion Award, LISTA with the 2015 Latinas in Excellence Award, Sacramento Business Journal with the Women Who Mean Business Award and by the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce as the 2013 Chamber Executive of the Year. In 2007, California State University Sacramento recognized her with the Distinguished Graduate Award for her outstanding service in the community and in 2006 KVIE recognized her dedicated leadership in the Hispanic Community.​Ms. Perez is an accomplished leader who is active in business, not-for-profit, political, civic, and community affairs. She currently serves on the board of California State University Sacramento Foundation, Los Rios Community College Foundation, Policy Impact, American Red Cross California Gold County, American Leadership Forum - Mountain Valley Chapter, and Downtown Sacramento Partnership. She has served as Vice President of California Community College Board of Governors as a Governor Appointee , Board Member of the California Student Aid Commission as a Governor Appointee , ScholarShare Investment Board as a Governor Appointee , Vice Chair of the California Asian Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chair of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Senior Executive Corporate Advisory Board, Member of the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce corporate advisory board, Chair of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce , Chair of Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce , Board Member of Lighthouse Counseling and Family Center, SAFE Federal Credit Union, Foundation for California Community Colleges, United States Mexican Chamber of Commerce, Center for Fathers and Families, Mercy Health Foundation, California Museum for History, Women and Arts, American Leadership Forum Mountain Valley Chapter, National Hispanic Corporate Council, National Low Income Energy Consortium, Assistant District Governor for Rotary District 5180 and President of the Rotary Club of Roseville-Sunrise. She is a founding member and Past-Chair of City Year Sacramento and Hispanas Organized for Political Equality or “HOPE-PAC.​Ms. Perez is a graduate of California State University Sacramento where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Insurance. She resides in Sacramento.

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