Contact : Julia Arata-Fratta
Telephone: (608) 698-6256
For Immediate Release 
January 2nd, 2015
Latino Chamber of Commerce Announces New Board of Directors!

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To maximize economic development and job creation through advocacy and programs that generate success and value for our Latino and non-Latino business community.


Our monthly "Enlace" networking events is the perfect opportunity to connect with other Chamber members. 

The Chamber offers workshops and seminars important to running and growing your business. Business experts are also available to consult with you on your business or marketing plan questions.

Align your business brand with our mission by sponsoring an event or workshop or participating in advertising opportunities.


The Chamber actively works to develop partnerships to benefit our members' growth and longevity. Current partners include the City of Madison, Dane County, Latino Academy of Workforce Development, Madison College, and WWBIC.

Alison E. Helland, JD, LLM

Tax Manager

Alison is a tax manager in the Madison office of McGladrey LLP. She assists clients in a variety of industries with identification and pursuit of federal, state and local credits and incentives; compliance with tangible asset regulations; and calculation of research and development credits. Prior to her work in public accounting, Alison practiced corporate and tax law, focusing on succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, nonqualified deferred compensation plans and general tax planning for privately-held businesses.


Alison received her BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her law degree from the University of Iowa and her masters in taxation degree from Northwestern University School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin, and is currently the Chair of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Taxation Section.


During her undergraduate studies, Alison performed an internship in the Czech Republic. Having had the experience of navigating life in a country in which she did not speak the primary language, she is passionate about providing assistance to Spanish-speaking clients and connecting them with community resources. She worked as a bilingual administrative assistant at a health care nonprofit prior to law school, provided clinical legal services to Spanish-speaking clients during law school, and assisted Spanish-speaking clients with basic business issues while in private legal practice. She has also been involved with a number of community organizations, including Partners Advancing Values in Education and Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee.  

Alex Ysquierdo
Branch Manager


Alex is a Branch Manager for Summit Credit Union at the City Station location. He is responsible for promoting Summit Credit Unions mission which is to improve members' financial lives to help them reach their dreams. He believes this mission can be attained through educating and mentoring the community on how to maintain financial stability.


Alex's family is from South Texas, also known as 'The Valley'. At the age of nine he and his family came to Wisconsin as migrant workers who primarily worked in the Hancock area. His family settled in Nekoosa, Wisconsin after his father took a year round, full-time job. Upon graduating from Nekoosa High School Alex continued his education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; ultimately obtaining his Bachelor's degree in Latin American Culture Studies. Alex lives in Columbus, Wisconsin with his wife and three daughters.




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