At the age of 8, Alberto arrived in the US from Mexico. He attended Marin schools through his completion of high school. Alberto graduated from SFSU with a bachelors degree in accounting. He worked with a local CPA for 14 years before launching his own accounting business. As a college student he was very involved with the community, including participating in the creation of the Latino Student Union at College of Marin. During his college years he met Douglas Mundo and the Multicultural Center of Marin. He has worked with MCM since 2014.