The Team

Marcos Vilar
Marcos Vilar
President, Executive Director
Marcos Vilar

Marcos Vilar

President, Executive Director

Marcos is a visionary strategist and influential figure within the Puerto Rican Diaspora, renowned for his transformative initiatives across various sectors. With extensive experience spanning Chicago, Washington, D.C., Florida, and Puerto Rico, he has spearheaded pioneering programs and campaigns in government, labor, and non-profit sectors. Since 2002, Marcos has been a driving force behind impactful civic engagement efforts in Florida, particularly within the Puerto Rican and Hispanic communities of Central Florida, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of advocacy and community empowerment.

"You just can’t beat the person who never gives up"

— Babe Ruth

Inma Sanchez
Inma Sanchez
Chief Operating Officer
Inma Sanchez

Inma Sanchez

Chief Operating Officer

Inma migrated to the US from Spain in 1996 to pursue a career in early child development and education. She has worked as an educator and leader for more than 20 years and now puts her skills and knowledge to work at Alianza by ensuring our office runs at its maximum potential.

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit"

— Aristotle

Carla Rivera
Legislative and Policy Manager

Carla Rivera

Legislative and Policy Manager

Carla was born and raised in Puerto Rico, she moved to Florida in 2016 where she continued her education in public administration and intelligence and national security. She has worked in higher education, local and state government where she has implemented ways to pay for education and innovative programs to assist the community. From her experience allows her to be a voice to ensure
the community is heard.

"If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you are always in the same place. Just go for it!"

— Nora Roberts

Angel Sepulveda
Angel Sepulveda
Communications Director
Angel Sepulveda

Angel Sepulveda

Communications Director

With over 20 years of experience in the media industry, Angel Sepúlveda is a communications director, programming director, and media leader who has created and produced captivating content for diverse audiences in Radio, Television, Digital & Social Media, and OTT platforms in the United States and Latin America. He is an Emmy Award winner and a former Regional Vice President of the Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards Florida Chapter at The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall"

— Nelson Mandela

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