Deloitte & Touche Deputy Managing Partner Appointed to ALPFA National Corporate Advisory...

Deloitte & Touche Deputy Managing Partner Appointed to ALPFA National Corporate Advisory Board


New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–March 16, 2006–Joe Echevarria, deputy managing partner of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, was appointed to the national corporate advisory board of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA).

“I’m very excited about this opportunity because Deloitte’s growing relationship with ALPFA can only help our organization,” said Echevarria. “It’s just one more way that Deloitte is helping enhance opportunities for Hispanics and is creating a more inclusive environment.”

Deloitte has a strong history with ALPFA, serving as a major sponsor of the organization’s conferences in past years. ALPFA is the leading professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Hispanics in accounting, finance and related professions. The organization offers leadership development, continuing professional education, career guidance, community service, mentoring and scholarships.

“Deloitte is always proud to support organizations such as ALPFA, said Echevarria. “ I am pleased to take this support one step further, helping to increase opportunities to Hispanics.”

About Deloitte

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is an organization of member firms around the world devoted to excellence in providing professional services and advice, focused on client service through a global strategy executed locally in nearly 150 countries. With access to the deep intellectual capital of 120,000 people worldwide, Deloitte delivers services in four professional areas – audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services – and serves more than one-half of the world’s largest companies, as well as large national enterprises, public institutions, locally important clients, and successful, fast-growing global growth companies. Services are not provided by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein, and, for regulatory and other reasons, certain member firms do not provide services in all four professional areas.

About the ALPFA’s National Corporate Advisory Board

ALPFA’s national corporate advisory board includes senior executives from private industry, public accounting, academia, government and regulatory organizations, such as Goldman Sachs, Abbott Laboratories, Aetna, Florida International University, and the US General Accounting Office. Members provide the ALPFA board of directors with strategic guidance and counsel from corporate America’s point-of-view, and serve as a voice to increase awareness in the business community.

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Deloitte & Touche Deputy Managing Partner Appointed to ALPFA National Corporate Advisory Board