AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President


Downey, CA, January 15, 2014 – The American Financial Education Alliance, a national advocate for greater financial literacy education in U.S. schools, announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Brandon Rivera as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Downey Chapter.

Bringing over 7 years of experience to the Chapter, Brandon, a graduate of UCLA, is the co-founder of Strategy Wealth Management, a member of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and also a member and volunteer with the Downey Chapter of Kiwanis International and he is ready to give back to his community through the American Financial Education Alliance.

AFEA is thrilled to have Brandon join us in our fight to eliminate financial illiteracy and empower Americans to take control of their finances. As Chapter President, Brandon will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the Downey community. The Downey Chapter will also be fundraising to purchase elements of the Samsung School Solution to upgrade math classrooms in local middle schools.

About the American Financial Education Alliance
AFEA is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, NC and comprised of a diverse and growing group of licensed and trained professionals. Together, they share the same goal of helping people better understand their finances. AFEA’s mission is to eliminate financial illiteracy by empowering Americans to take control of their finances through free educational workshops in communities nationwide.

About the Samsung School Solution
The Samsung School Solution is an integrated 1:1 learning platform that empowers teachers to deliver an interactive learning environment. First deployed in Memphis, TN last year, the pilot project’s success has demonstrated the potential for the digital classroom platform to harness the educational power of Samsung technologies, including the new Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet and their interactive whiteboard displays.

For more information on the Downey Chapter, please visit Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s Samsung School Solution project can be made by going to:

or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance – Downey Chapter

8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201

Charlotte, NC 28211