Ruben Alvarez is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Molera Alvarez, LLC, a government relations and public affairs firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Molera Alvarez, named by the Arizona Business Journal as “one of the state’s best government lobbying firms”, represents a wide range of Fortune 500 companies, non-profit groups and governmental entities, including Coca Cola, Anheuser-Busch, Aetna, HMS Host, Western Union, Hudson News, the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority, the Arizona Indian Gaming Association and the University of Arizona.
Prior to forming Molera Alvarez, Ruben worked in the State of Arizona’s Executive branch for 12 years, last serving as Governor Jane Dee Hull’s Policy Advisor for Mexico and Hispanic Affairs. Ruben also served as the Governor’s Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and the Executive Director of the Arizona-Mexico Commission.
Mr. Alvarez graduated from Arizona State University (ASU) with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Among his many involvements, Ruben currently serves on the Arizona Commission on the Arts, is Chairman of CALA (Celebración Artística de las Américas – Artistic Celebration of the Americas), is a Board Member and Treasurer of the Washington, DC based Latino Leaders Network, and is a national member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Board of Representatives.