Founders and Board of Directors

Founders and Board of Directors


Jacinto Avalos

Founder and President

Cecilia Portilla de Avalos

Founder, Secretary, and Executive Director

Diego J. Avalos

Founder and Treasurer

Jacinto Avalos Is a world-renowned architect, urban planner and designer. He designs and builds office buildings, restaurants, hotels, churches, and residences around the world. Owner of an architectural firm in Cabo San Lucas ( for over 20 years, he is widely sought out by local authorities and business leaders for his expertise and experience on urban development and planning. He hold's a master's degree in Urban Design from Oxford Polytechnic in England.

Cecilia Portilla de Avalos Has been an active member of the Cabo San Lucas community as a resident, volunteer, businesswoman and teacher. She studied Social Anthropology at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. She served as coordinator of the Community Development Center in Tulyehualco, Tláhuac, México, D. F. Her teaching experience includes over 30 years in private, public, and religious institutions in Mexico and the United States. She is certified in English as a Second Language (ESL) and the Second Step Program, a violence prevention curriculum designed to help children reduce impulsive and aggressive behavior. She is the Executive Director of BBF providing her passion, time and experience to develop the talents of young adults living in Los Cabos.

Diego J. Avalos Diego Avalos graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Science in Operations and Management Information Systems and a minor in Anthropology. He started his career with Deloitte & Touche, LLP in San Francisco, CA and has been with Yahoo! Inc. for a number of years helping grow the Latin American markets. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Board of Honorary Members and Consultants

Pablo Avalos, M.D. - Health Officer and Consultant (Los Angeles)

Carlos Portilla - CPR & Associates, Legal Consultant (Mexico City)

Ann Alexander - Education Consultant (Oklahoma)

Luis Alvarado - Accountant and Internal Controller (Los Cabos)

Luis T. Ruelas - Altor de los Cabos, S.C. - Accountants (Los Cabos)

Kreston Mexico - External Auditors (Los Cabos and Puebla)

Okapi Studio - Graphic and Web Designers (Bucharest, London and San Francisco)

Board of Directors

Wayne Michael Clark

Brian Kevin Turner

John Cameron Allard

Jerry Nelson

Bradley Robert Mason

James Patrick Morrison

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