Phi Iota Alpha Appoints New Executive Director

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Phi Iota Alpha Appoints New Executive Director

New York, New York - July 9, 2019

New York, NY - The Board of Trustees of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. announced the selection of Jason Elias Gonzalez to serve as the fifth Executive Director of the organization. Mr. Gonzalez will succeed Francisco M. Lugo, M.Ed. as the fraternity’s chief executive officer upon the conclusion of Mr. Lugo’s third three-year term as Executive Director on July 28, 2019.

“The board feels that Jason has the skill set and a vision for the fraternity that strongly align with the strategic initiatives set by the board. We are excited to have him in the role of Executive Director and look forward to working closely with him during his tenure.“ said Aaron Palacios, Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

“This is an incredibly exciting time for our organization. A new chapter in our story with blank pages to fill. A chance to build on our legacy for generations to come. Let’s make history.” said Mr. Gonzalez.

Mr. Gonzalez graduated from State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Professionally, Mr. Gonzalez is a Portfolio Advisor with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. and resides in our nation's capital, Washington, DC. Additionally, Mr. Gonzalez has served on a number of non-profit organizations’ executive boards.

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About Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Since 1931, Phi Iota Alpha has set precedents for Latino Greek leadership in the global community. For over 87 years, Phi Iota Alpha has cultivated and inspired Latino men nationwide to become leaders of their communities across Latin America and the United States. Open to all men, this distinguished brotherhood includes many professionals and former presidents of Latin American countries. Today Phi Iota Alpha, the Oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, continues to lead as the preeminent Latino fraternal organization with chapters throughout the United States.