Meet the Class of 2019!
Luis A Alayón
Business: City of Abilene
Job title: Assistant Director of Humans Resources
Why are you working in this industry? As a Certified Public Accountant and with my experience (Accountant, Payroll Manager, and Deputy CFO) in the Public Sector, I like to ensure that public funds are being used accurately and in compliance with all policies and regulations.
What are three daily habits that have helped you to become successful?
Review pending tasks and projects
Create a plan for the day and the rest of the week based on priorities
What was your first summer job? Working in the valet parking at one of the busiest hotels in Puerto Rico.
What is the best advice you have ever received? We always fall at some point, so you can learn how to get up and don’t fall with the same obstacle.
Where will we find you enjoying your hard-earned time off? Coming from Puerto Rico, you will find me in places that involve water (ex. Lakes, Rivers, etc.) and/or looking for great food places
What is an accomplishment that shaped your career? Achieving the CPA certification gave me the confidence to trust in myself.
Describe yourself in one word. Patient
Society for Human Resource Management – Member
Big Country Society for Human Resource Management - Member
Puerto Rico State Society of Certified Public Accountants - Member
Siberian Husky Club of Puerto Rico – Board Member
Abilene Police Department – Citizen Police Academy – Graduate
My father and mother, Luis Alayon and Maria Romero are living in Puerto Rico.
I have 2 older sisters. Rose lives in Puerto Rico with my two nephews (Delwing and Alan). Mara lives in Del Rio, Texas with her husband, my nephew (Rogelio) and her three dogs.
I have lived in Abilene since 2019. I have two Dogs, Rooster (Boxer) and Penny (Siberian Husky).