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Special Advisor

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Ruben Alvarez

Ruben Alvarez is cofounder and managing partner of Molera Alvarez, LLC, a government relations and public affairs firm based in Phoenix. Molera Alvarez represents a wide range of Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit groups and governmental entities. Prior to forming Molera Alvarez in 2003, Alvarez worked in the State of Arizona’s executive branch for 12 years. Notable is his role as the governor’s policy advisor for Mexico and Hispanic affairs. Before becoming policy advisor, Alvarez served as the governor’s director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, where he implemented and oversaw outreach efforts to develop greater communication between state agencies and underrepresented communities to disseminate information on contracting and employment opportunities. He is a special advisor for the Arizona Commission on the Arts. (Board term 2021-2026)