Latino Alumni Association

Latino Alumni Association Summer Kickoff 2022

The LMU Latino Alumni Association (LAA) continues to provide much needed scholarship support, professional networking and mentorship opportunities to future generations of Latino leaders. The LMU Latino Alumni Association is a legacy of the Mexican American Alumni Association, and has served the university, the community, its students and its alumni for more than 40 years.


2023–24 Latino Alumni Association

Alex Martin Chaves ’86, P ’13, President
Sara Mijares del Fium ’03, Vice President

Alex Martin Chaves ’86, P ’13*
Parking Company of America Management
Los Angeles, CA

Martha de la Torre ’78 
President and Publisher
El Clasificado
Norwalk, CA

Alfred Fraijo J.D. ’02
Founder, Partner, and Principal
Somos Law Group LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Michael J. Gaviña ’02, MBA ’07*
Purchasing Director
F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA


*Member of LMU Board of Trustees
Member of LMU Board of Regents

Sara Mijares del Fium ’03†
Vice President and Controller
Southern California Gas Company
Los Angeles, CA

David Moreno ’88
Founder and President
LMU Area Homes
Los Angeles, CA

Steven Navarro ’84
Graphic Electric Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

LAA Scholars in Action

Elias Herrera ’26 is an entrepreneurship major in LMU College of Business. For Elias, diversity is what defines L.A. He’s using his entrepreneurship background to serve small business owners in under-invested communities and preserve the character and identity of historically Latino neighborhoods throughout the city. Watch the video to see how he's turning ideas into action.

Get Social

Follow the Latino Alumni Association on Facebook and Instagram.

Check out the LMU Alumni Association's Flickr albums to view photos from recent events.


Support the LMU Latinx Community by making a gift to the LAA Annual Scholarship. Make a gift online

Contact Us

Salvador Rivas
Associate Vice President for Alumni and Family Engagement and Annual Leadership Giving

Phone: 310.338.7875

Mailing Address

Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive, Suite 2800
Los Angeles, CA 90045

LMU LAA Ambassador Christina Reveles ’94
Learn more about why Christina Reveles ’94 loves staying connected with LMU by serving as a LAA Ambassador!
LMU LAA Ambassador Freddy Cupen-Ames ’11
Learn more about why Freddy Cupen-Ames ’11 loves staying connected with LMU by serving as a LAA Ambassador!
Alyssa Perez ’15
Learn more about how Alyssa Perez ’15 stays connected with the LMU LAA comunidad by serving as an Ambassador!
Kristen ’92 and Paul Villa ’85
Learn more about why Kristen ’92 and Paul Villa ’85 love staying connected with LMU by serving as LMU LAA Ambassadors!