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Luis Alberto Atala is Executive Vice-President of Ficohsa Financial Group (Grupo Financiero Ficohsa), which provides banking, insurance, and credit card services in Central America. Luis is currently President of the local Board of Insurance Companies (Cámara Hondureña de Aseguradores, (CAHDA), Advisor of the local Honduran Council of Private Company (COHEP), member of National Investment Board (To promote the growth and development of the economy of Honduras in the short, medium and long term). Additionally, he serves as Vice-President of the Board of Directors for Assets Business-Holding Company, a group of businesses in the commercial, real estate development, and health services industries. He participates in various foundations as a board member, Fundación Ficohsa para la Educación Infantil, dedicated to providing access to preschool education to underprivileged children, Director of HONDUFUTURO, a non profit organization that contributes to the development of the country, by expanding higher education opportunities for students of high academic potential a by providing scholarship loans and Fundación Amigos del Hospital Maria, a public Children's Hospital. He lives in Tegucigalpa, Honduras with his wife and three daughters. Luis is a Fellow of the eighth class of the Central America Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.