Meet the LeaderSHPE

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Mechanical Engineer
Raytheon
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Education MS Mechanical Engineering, UCLA BS Mechanical Engineering, UCLA
Hobbies Traveling, Food, Fitness, and Outreach
Fun Fact Gerardo Is a Natural Artist

Gerardo Franco
President
team member

Systems Engineer
Northrop Grumman
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Education MS Astronautical Engineering, USC BS Electrical Engineering, SUNY New Paltz
Hobbies Camping, Sports, Traveling, and Cooking
Fun Fact Played rugby at Australian University

Andre Candido
VP of Internal Operations
team member

California State University, Los Angeles
Email: erniec613@gmail.com


Ernesto is a recent graduate from California State University, Los Angeles. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering. Ernesto was hired into Engineering Career Foundation Program (ECFP) at The Boeing Company. Prior to ECFP, he had two summer internships with Boeing as a Flight Test Engineer, at the Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) in China Lake, CA. Ernesto Covarrubias is passionate about increasing the academic and professional advancement of students in college, high school, and middle school. During the academic year he served as the President for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) student chapter and he received the Undergraduate Student Role Model Award at the SHPE National Conference in 2016. Ernesto also helped his chapter increase active membership from 15 to 110 paid SHPE members, and they were awarded the “SHPE Blue Chip” and “Most Collaborative SHPE Chapter” in Region 2.

Ernesto Covarrubias
VP of External Operations
team member
Civil Engineer
Consulting Co. (coming soon)
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Andres Medina
Secretary
team member

System Engineering
Northrop Grumman
Email: carrasco.manny@gmail.com


Manuel graduated in 2007 from California State Polytechnic, University of Pomona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. After a few years of working as a System Test Engineer at Northrop Grumman he returned to Cal Poly, Pomona for a Masters in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Analog and Digital Communications. Manuel is currently pursuing an MBA from the University of Pepperdine with an emphasis in Finance. With over 8 years of experience in the Aerospace industry, he has worked on various programs in both Space and Air. He has also studied in areas of manufacturing and entrepreneurship.

Manuel has previous treasurer experience with the Space Park Toastmasters Chapter. In his spare time he volunteers for the Big Brother Big Sisters of America Organization. He has experience presenting to college and high school students about college and his experience in STEM. He first became involved with SHPE during his undergraduate studies and believed in the work SHPE does for students. He hopes to develop himself as well as others professionally during his role as treasurer.

Manuel Carrasco
Treasurer
team member
Measurememt Engineer
Northrop Grumman
Email: riveraagil@gmail.com


Armando is a Mexico born, South Central raised, Hispanic looking to contribute to SHPE's Mission through time, financial support, and sharing of life experiences to SHPE and potential SHPE members. He knows that everyone has a little bit of SHPE in them and would like to bring it out!
Measruememt Engineer
Northrop Grumman
Email: riveraagil@gmail.com


Armando is a Mexico born, South Central raised, Hispanic looking to contribute to SHPE's Mission through time, financial support, and sharing of life experiences to SHPE and potential SHPE members. He knows that everyone has a little bit of SHPE in them and would like to bring it out!

Measruememt Engineer
Northrop Grumman
Email: riveraagil@gmail.com


Armando is a Mexico born, South Central raised, Hispanic looking to contribute to SHPE's Mission through time, financial support, and sharing of life experiences to SHPE and potential SHPE members. He knows that everyone has a little bit of SHPE in them and would like to bring it out!

Armando Rivera Gil
Director of IT
team member
Engineer
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Rosa Ocegueda
Director of Marketing
team member
Mechanical Engineer
Raytheon
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Education BS Coming Soon
Hobbies Jogging, Reading, Hiking, Dancing and Foodie
Fun Fact Preparing To Run Half-Marathon In The Fall
Juan Bahena
Director of Events
team member
Multi-Disciplined Engineer
Raytheon
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Education BS Chemical Engineering, University of California, Irvine
Hobbies Jogging, Reading, Hiking, Dancing and Foodie
Fun Fact Preparing To Run Half-Marathon In The Fall
Jasmin Guerrero
Student Chapter Liaison
team member
Mechanical Engineer
Chevron
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Miguel Sanchez
Director of Outreach