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About Us

The Puerto Rican Professional Association was founded in November 2015 to “honor our past, transform our present and lead our future.”

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To establish a platform that unites Puerto Rican professionals through culture and networking, developing empowerment opportunities and providing professional services to the community, while promoting cultural awareness and recognizing the contributions of Puerto Ricans, committed to the development of the Puerto Rican community in the United States. To support youth organizations providing low income youth the tools to have a voice to master the skills needed to understand an issue, think strategically, speak out articulately and persuasively, and assume roles of leadership.



Current Leadership

Current Volunteers

  • Jose Luis Cabrera
  • Angie Lovegrove

Our Legacy Team

Ivette Solivan

Founder, Past President

Griselle Lopez

Past Treasurer

Maria V. Garcia

Past Executive Secretary

Heriberto (Eric) Gonzalez

Financial Advisor to the Board

Past Volunteers

  • Valerie Ruiz
  • Carlos Roman
  • Jose Antonio Rodriguez Hernandez
  • Shirley X. Moore
  • Wanda Almodovar
  • Sandra Davila
  • Nadia Delgado
  • Waleska Dones
  • Rene Rivera
  • Peter Andino