About this Event
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Two high-level Latino executives from the legal and clean energy industries will discuss their career paths, career progression and the role of comunidad and familia in their educational and professional journeys.
Eric Castelblanco '86 is founder of Castelblanco Law Group and a member of the LMU Board of Regents. A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Eric immigrated to the U.S., was raised in Los Angeles and attended LMU where he earned a B.S. degree in accounting. He has a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School. Since founding his firm in 1995, Eric has represented over 10,000 tenants and handled over 1,000 habitability matters against landlords for a variety of grievances related to unsanitary, unhealthful, or unsafe conditions. He continues to work closely with numerous non-profit organizations in the L.A. area fighting for better housing conditions.
Stephen Torres is a principal manager at Southern California Edision where he leads climate adaptation planning efforts for assets, operations and services. Previously Stephen managed the analytics function within Resource and Environmental Planning & Strategy, supporting the development of the firm's Clean Power and Electrification Pathway and Pathway 2045, which depict the most feasible and cost effective paths to achieve California’s GHG reduction goals. He earned a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Washington and an MBA from UCLA. He is also a Certified Energy Manager (CEM).
This panel, organized by CBA DEI Initiatives and the Latinx Business Association, is the first event of the CBA LEAD (Latinx Excellence, Advancement and Development) initiative.