Mario L. Aniles is the Finance Director for Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business and Master’s in Business Administration from Grand Canyon University. Mr. Aniles is also a Certified Balance Scorecard Professional through George Washington University. He began his financial career at Amerco/U-haul International, and later joined Chicanos Por La Causa, where he currently leads the Program Finance department. His passion for business development and strategy creation/implementation has led him to participate in several ventures, and help lead the strategy development and implementation process for his organization. The dedication and involvement Mario shows in his community has offered him opportunities to participate in prestigious programs such as Valley Leadership. He is currently sitting for his CPA and is expected to become a member by June 2014.
Mario’s main hobby is finding new trails to hike. He makes every effort to get lost but always seems to find his way back. He is an advocate for community development through social and economic improvement and is dedicated to advancing this effort in any way possible.