Juan Aquino is currently a Senior Manager for Community Development at Capital One. In this role, he is responsible for identifying, sourcing, developing and implementing effective CRA programs that address the gaps and challenges of low-to-moderate-income families and individuals. The areas of focus include affordable housing, small business and high impact asset building programs. This role also entails generating business opportunities for Community Finance-an affordable housing commercial lending team.
Prior to Capital One, Juan worked as the Los Angeles Program Director for LIFT, a national nonprofit that focuses on breaking the cycle of poverty by empowering families through a two generational approach. Juan served as President of the South Los Angeles Area Planning Commission and is a board member of LIFT, Haven Neighborhood Services and an advisory board member for GenesisLA. He holds a dual Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s degree from the Urban Planning program at UCLA.