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Los Angeles County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Jack M. Guerrero

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 63

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Jack M. Guerrero, a Republican candidate for the California State Assembly's 63rd District, is a fully home grown candidate -- raised in the District by honest and hard-working Mexican immigrant parents, and resident of the District for a collective 20+ years.

An alumnus of local public schools (including Bell High School, where he served as Student Body President), Mr. Guerrero went on to graduate from Stanford University and Harvard Business School, and has lived and worked professionally in New York, San Francisco, Boston, London, and Zurich. Mr. Guerrero has a distinguished career in the private sector as a certified public accountant, advisor to Fortune 500 companies, investment banker, and corporate executive.

Notable professional highlights:
-Corporate Executive
-Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
-Investment Banker (series 79 and series 63) with a Los Angeles-based investment bank focused on capital raises and sell-side advisory in the middle market
-Professional work experience with Fortune 500 companies as auditor, consultant, and M&A technical advisor (including Wells Fargo Bank, Credit Suisse Group, Microsoft Corporation, Barclays Global Investors, American Honda Finance Corporation, among others)
-Corporate Development Manager with the American Express Company in New York and London, where he worked on various transactions involving corporate divestitures, acquisitions, and joint venture transactions
-Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor with Ernst & Young LLP, where he managed financial due diligence engagements for private equity firms and corporate clients(transaction size $100 million - $1 billion)
-CPA with Big Four public accounting firms KPMG LLP and Ernst & Young LLP
-Former university lecturer in economics and statistics
-Former auditor of local municipalities and agencies of the federal government
-MBA internship with U.S. Department of the Treasury (Washington, D.C.)

Academic highlights:
-BA in Economics, Stanford Univesity - where Mr. Guerrero's professors included Dr. Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State; Dr. Michael Boskin, former Chair of Economic Advisors for President George H.W. Bush; and Dr. John Cogan, former Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Mr. Guerrero was also a regular political columnist with the Stanford Review newspaper, and a nationally-ranked competitive debator with the American Parliamentary Debate Association (the same debating circuit that produced Ted Cruz, U.S. Senate Candidate from Texas).

-MBA, Harvard University - where Mr. Guerrero's professors included Dr. Robert Merton, Nobel Laureate in Economics, and field study advisor Dr. Robert Kaplan, founder of the "Balanced Scorecard" concept used widely by corporate organizations.

Professional and community affiliations:
-Southern California Advisory Board, Hispanic Scholarship Fund
-National Board member, Harvard Latino Alumni Association
-American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
-California Society of Certified Public Accountants
-National Society of Hispanic MBAs
-American Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
-World Affairs Council of Los Angeles and Northern California
-The Bow Group (oldest centre-right think tank in the United Kingdom)
-Harvard Alumni Association
-Stanford Alumni Association

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