Directors of Corporate Relations

Ivan Garcia

Director of Corporate Relations


Hometown: Whittier, CA

Birthday: March 13

Major: Marketing

Current Internship: Evolve Media LLC

Favorite Thing About AMA: Having the privilege to tour two advertising agencies and see what they do firsthand.

Inspiration to Run for AMA: This is my last year as an undergrad so I really wanted to challenge myself.

Career Plans in the next 5 years: I wish to pursue a career in advertising. My dream is to be a Creative Director for Wieden + Kennedy in Portland, OR.

Hobbies: Messing around on Photoshop, collecting vinyls, and watching a lot of Netflix. 

Interesting Fact: I was in a bowling league when I was 12. 

Quote that you live by: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. -Wayne Getzky” – Michael Scott

Billy Hernandez

Director of Corporate Relations


Hometown: Pomona, CA

Birthday: April 22

Major: Marketing

Current Internship: Iocaine Marketing intern; LA World Airports Business Outreach intern

Favorite Thing About AMA: Being able to network with a lot of different people.

Inspiration to Run for AMA: To take on the challenge and responsibility that comes from being an integral part of the organization and (along with the endeavor) to build up my own confidence and leadership skills.

Career Plans in the next 5 years: To be working in the Marketing division of a prominent video game company or doing Sports Marketing with a Mexican or European football team.

Hobbies: Listening to music, playing video games, and watching football (REAL football – aka “soccer”).

Favorite AMA Moment: My favorite AMA moment was our Palos Verde hiking trip. 

Interesting Fact: I mostly listen to old-school and “underground” hip-hop. 

Quote that you live by: “Don’t live your life making excuses. You’re the one who decides how you live your life.” – Mugen



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