Nuestros Asesores - Advisory Board

Heriberto Torres – CFO


Heriberto Torres is the Chief Financial Officer at SOL Partners. He provides strategic financial leadership for the company by establishing long-range goals, plans, and policies in the areas of finance and accounting.

Prior to joining SOL Partners, Mr. Torres was the President of Supermercados Econo, the main supermarket chain in Puerto Rico. While at Supermercados Econo, he reorganized and developed a proficient management team and increased revenues by 300 percent. Previously, Mr. Torres was with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for nine years, both nationally and internationally.

Mr. Torres received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Boston College and his Master of Business Administration from Indiana University. He also received his Juris Doctor from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law. When not in the office, you can usually find Mr. Torres enjoying the beaches of Puerto Rico or spending time with his family.

Jorge Alberti - Actor y Productor Internacional Puertorriqueño

Acting career

Jorge Alberti was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico as Jorge Alberto Martinez. He is an actor, known for The Beauty and the Beasts (2018), Lola (2007) and Passions (1999).

Jorge Alberti portrayed the role of Roberto on the former NBC daytime drama Passions for three years and had a small role in Steven Soderbergh's Che starring Benicio del Toro. From 2007-2008 he starred in Lola, the number one prime time television series in Chile on Canal 13.


In 2007, Jorge Alberti signed on with Hollywood Talent Manager Ruben Malaret of Malaret Entertainment for exclusive representation worldwide and obtained a protagonist role in the Mexican telenovela, Vuélveme A Querer, in 2009.


In February 2008 Alberti was honored at the world-famous "Viña Del Mar Festival" he was crowned as the "Rey" (King) of the festival by the International Press whom attends the Festival every year.


In 2011, he returned to Mexico to participate in Emperatriz. A year after Emperatriz ended, he portrayed a villain in La Otra Cara del Alma.


From late 2013 to early 2014 he portrayed Franco Santoyo on the Azteca produced telenovela Hombre Tenías que Ser.

Aldo Matta - Actor, Cantante, Animador Internacional Puertorriqueño, Co-Productor


Luego de tocar la batería en el coro de la parroquia del municipio de Yauco, el joven comenzó a cantar para la agrupación, al quedarse el coro sin una de sus voces principales.

A principios de la década de 1970, mientras asistía a la escuela superior, ingresó a una agrupación que amenizaba pequeñas actividades. El grupo se conoció bajo el nombre de "Weekenders", porque solo tocaban durante los fines de semana.
Comenzó un nuevo ciclo en su vida cuando fue admitido a la Universidad de Puerto Rico. A pesar de que era estudiante de la Facultad de Administración de Empresas, nunca abandonó sus aspiraciones artísticas.
En el recinto de Río Piedras fundó la agrupación conocida como Sugar Cane and the Guanajas.
Su destacado desempeño musical les permitió disfrutar de un contrato de dos meses con el Hotel de San Juan. Luego se embarcaron en una gira por los Estados Unidos y Europa que duró tres años. Al regresar a Puerto Rico en 1979, Aldo Matta participó en el Festival Internacional de la Canción y de la Voz. Asistieron 66 participantes,  Aldo llegó en sexto lugar. Le ofrecieron grabarle un disco en la ciudad de Nueva York. Desafortunadamente la oferta no prosperó, situación que obligó a Aldo a trabajar como mozo en un restaurante. Allí, en ocasiones tocaba el piano y cantaba para los clientes.

Poco tiempo después ganó en las competencias de los Festivales de la Canción de Trujillo y de Sullana, ambos en Perú. De la misma forma obtuvo un segundo lugar en el Festival de la Amazonía, en Iquitos, localidad de Perú. En 1980 participó en el Festival OTI representando a la población hispana de Nueva York. En el festival, que tuvo lugar en la ciudad de México.

Con la interpretación de Aldo Matta, según narró el periodista Ramón Luis Brenes en su reseña de la actividad, se escucharon los primeros "bravos" y "vivas" de la velada. Sin embargo el puertorriqueño compartió el tercer lugar junto al cantante Yoshio representante de México.
Impresionados por su participación en el Festival, varios productores mexicanos ofrecieron grabarle un disco. El cantante aceptó la proposición. Luego el artista regresó a Puerto Rico. Aquí fue contratado por el Hotel Hyatt Cerromar de Dorado por dos semanas. Su propuesta artística gustó tanto que su contrato fue extendido por dos años y medio y comenzó a grabar comerciales y cuñas para radio.
Posteriormente Aldo Matta debutó en la televisión, el intérprete participó en el concurso alusivo a la película "La Bamba" del programa de juegos "Super Sábado".
El éxito obtenido en "Super Sábado" le permitió a Matta ser reclutado por el equipo de producción de "Fantástico". Su participación en el exitoso programa dominical obtuvo buena aceptación, tanto que fue invitado a animar algunas secciones de la producción que difundía Telemundo.
Mientras disfrutaba del éxito en la televisión, Aldo Matta continuó abriéndose paso en otros campos profesionales.  
En 1990 grabó a dúo con Dagmar el tema de la telenovela "Pacto de Amor". Igualmente la canción titulada "Sola", que fue utilizada como el tema principal del melodrama "Las Amazonas".
Otro de los momentos brillantes de su carrera artística sucedió cuando tuvo la oportunidad de cantar a dúo con Rocío Jurado. Su presentación junto a la diva española causó gran impacto entre el público puertorriqueño. Juntos cantaron el tema "Por qué me habrás besado" canción que la reconocida intérprete popularizó junto a Juan Pardo.

En 1991 incursionó en el género tropical con la producción "Derroche".  Otra de las canciones que contiene el álbum y que fue bien reseñada por la crítica fue "Homenaje a mi pueblo".
En 1998 grabó dos discos bajo la producción de Bonny Cepeda. Posteriormente Matta incursionó en el género de la bachata interpretando temas románticos junto a dos intérpretes femeninas. El proyecto musical, lanzado a finales de 2003, llevó por título "Luna llena" y mereció un Premio Lo Nuestro. Dos años más tarde,  decidió regresar al estudio de grabaciones para realizar una producción de corte testimonial. Tras haber superado mediante la oración un percance de salud, el cantante quiso agradecer a Dios el hecho con el lanzamiento de "Hemme aquí". En el mismo el artista grabó 12 temas de corte cristiano enmarcado en géneros musicales tan diversos como la balada, el cha cha chá y el reggaetón.

Ahora como Actor y Cantante Exclusivo de PRUSA Channel y SCL  Productions LLC, funge también como Co-Productor y animador de los nuevos  shows de juegos "BoricuaSuerte" y de variedades y entretenimiento "Orlando Vibra".

Palmira Ubiñas Cardona - Líder en las Artes y Cultura

DRA. PALMIRA S. UBIñAS CARDONA- “La Musa de las Artes”

Presidenta/Fundadora AIPEH, Inc.

Embajadora Mundial ASORBAEX, España  

Embajadora Universal de la Paz, Suiza-Francia

Presidenta Congreso Mundial de Escritores, Orlando, Florida


Nació en Puerto Rico, graduada de la Universidad de PR, con Bachillerato en Psicología y Ciencias Políticas; además Comunicaciones, Mercadeo, Relaciones Públicas y Literatura. En 1977 se mudó a la ciudad de Orlando, Fl, donde trabajó en la Oficina del Gobernador-PRFAA/ Administración de Asuntos Federales de PR. En 2007, su amor y pasión por las artes la llevó a fundar AIPEH/ Asociación Internacional de Poetas y Escritores- Arte y Cultura Hispana, con una red de Capítulos y Embajadores en Norte, Sur, Centro América, El Caribe, Europa y Asia. Ha recibido múltiples premios nacionales e internacionales, Resoluciones de Cámaras y Senados en PR y EEUU, reconocimientos y Proclamas de Alcaldes y corporaciones y un Doctorado Honoris Causa en Literatura. Ex miembro de la Junta Directores Arte y Cultura del Condado Orange y varias otras. Su biografía reposa en los archivos del Congreso de EEUU y del Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños del Hunter College NY, donde se conservan para generaciones futuras. Creadora y Portadora Universal de la Antorcha Cultural Hispana de Paz y de la Plaza Cultural Hispana en el Condado Orange. www.aipehinc.org  aipeharts@gmail.com 


Santos Arroyo - Lider Empresarial, Florida Leadership Board

Santos Arroyo is originally from Yauco, Puerto Rico. He graduated from Utah State University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and has held licenses as a life and health insurance agent, mortgage broker and as a registered representative with the National Association of Securities Dealers. In 1997, Santos and his wife Angelee left Utah and relocated to Broward County, Florida. In 2001 he became involved with the Puerto Rican/ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Broward County and became the Membership Director where he was instrumental in establishing the Chamber as a vital force in the business community and Co-Founded the PR Fiestas Patronales. After 7 years in Broward County, Santos relocated to Palm Beach County in 2004. In August 2006, becomes the host of his own radio show Fiesta de Pueblo with Santos Arroyo on 1190 AM and founded Fiesta De Pueblo and Business Expo one of the most awaited Hispanic Musical, Cultural and Business Expo in Palm Beach County and the largest Three Kings Day celebration in Palm Beach County. In 2018 created the Florida Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce. Among other accomplishments, Santos served as Vice President for his Senior High School Class, Vice President for the Latin American Students Association at Utah State University, Spanish Teacher Assistant, Owner and Founder of the first Latin nightclub in Logan, Utah. Santos has done accounting work for companies like Unisys Corporation, Hilton Hotels, American Express, Robert Half International, Office Depot Finance Department and most recently H&R Block. He served as a member of the WPTV News Channel 5 Hispanic Community Committee and a member of Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County Advisory Board. He also has served in his church as a Sunday School Teacher. Santos has three children Anthony, Tyler and Syrianna Marie.

Joaquin Torres, CPA

  

Joaquin Torres-Hernandez completed his primary and secondary education at University High School (Part of the University of Puerto Rico) in Rio Piedras, PR. At only 12 years old started as paperboy for El Nuevo Dia newspaper, awarding him as “Paperboy of the Year” at only 13 years old.

Joaquin completed his bachelor degree on business administration at the University of Puerto Rico in 1994. He earned the Certified Public Accounting designation at the age of 24 in 1995. All his professional career is in the public accounting sector offering services to several industries including but not limited to restaurants, hospitals, healthcare providers, construction, services and entertainment among others.

Although his skills set is vast, his greatest expertise for over 20 years revolves in the worlds of public accounting and monitoring the Federal grant’s program: Head Start, at a national level. Also in financial audits including but not limited to federally funded entities, state agencies and private sector. Actually, Joaquin offer CPA services to clients in Puerto Rico, Florida and few other states of US. 

Joaquin is a member of Puerto Rico State Society of CPA’s, American Institute of CPA’s and Florida Institute of CPA’s. In 2013, Joaquin was invited to the first ever Hispanic Business Summit in White House, Washington, DC.




Jorge Silva-Puras

Jorge Silva Puras (born on August 23, 1966 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) served as the 5th Chief of Staff to the Governor of Puerto Rico, and is currently the Distinguished Lecturer on Business and Entrepreneurship at Hostos Community College in the City University of New York. He is also a Principal in the consulting firm Interaktiva.

Previous to his current positions, he served as the Regional Administrator at the United States Small Business Administration for Region II which includes New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands. He was appointed to that position by President Barack Obama, and served the Administration from May 2010 until January 2013, when he joined the Hostos faculty. As SBA Regional Administrator, Mr. Silva Puras publicly advocated in favor of small businesses in multiple public forums, such as SAP's SME Summit in New York City, and the New York Senate Unidad Latina conference. He was also interviewed on several television, radio and newsprint media outlets on topics of small business growth and entrepreneurship.

Silva Puras has served in several senior government positions at the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, including Chief of Staff to former Governor of Puerto Rico Aníbal Acevedo Vilá from June 2006 until December 2008. Previous to his appointment as Chief of Staff, he served as Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development and Commerce, and as Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO).

During his tenure at PRIDCO, he was heavily criticized by the public employee unions in Puerto Rico for his decision to modernize and restructure the agency, which resulted in a reduction of the agency's workforce by over 40%. The headcount reduction, while controversial, proved effective to make the Government agency self-sufficient, and not dependent of the Commonwealth's General Fund.

As Secretary of Economic Development, he served as Chairman of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, the Puerto Rico Commerce & Trade Company, the Roosevelt Roads Redevelopment Authority, and the Puerto Rico Land Administration, among several others. He also served 4 years as a member of the Board of Directors of the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Somos El Futuro, a New York non-profit serving the Hispanic population.

As part of his responsibilities as Puerto Rico's Chief of Staff, he led the efforts that resulted in the Governor's Economic Development Plan (EDP), announced in the Fall of 2006, which focused on 6 economic development strategies, including infrastructure investments via public private partnerships (PPPs).

Previous to his Government positions he worked at The Procter & Gamble Company, Citigroup, and the San Juan law firm of O'Neill & Borges.

Silva Puras is a 1988 graduate of Yale University, received a Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of Puerto Rico, and a MBA in International Management from the University of Texas at Austin and the Copenhagen Business School.

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