David
Alvarado

Manager, Public Relations & Communications

Los Angeles, CA

Most rewarding thing about working here.

The most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues is being able to apply my personal experience serving in the armed forces and my professional training in communications towards making a real difference in the lives of veterans and the communities they live in.

Job prior to The Mission Continues

I was the Web/ Media Specialist for Region One Education Service Center.

What is a hidden gem in your hometown?

There’s a boot maker in my hometown that made boots for former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton

If you dined with anyone, who would it be?

Benjamin Franklin

Which is your favorite movie(s)?

Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings

Which book is on your nightstand?

Flyboys, Villa and Zapata, Machiavelli, and 62 Illustrated National Parks

What was your first concert?

The Arctic Monkeys at Austin City Limits

What is your hometown?

Mercedes, Texas

What is your favorite winter activity?

Hiking

What is your favorite food(s) or meal?

Tex-Mex enchiladas with rice and beans

What is one item on your bucket list?

Travel to Rome and see the Coliseum