Javier C. Angulo
Javier Angulo has responsibility for Walmart’s community and associate engagement strategy with the focus on reinforcing Walmart’s position as the most valued retailer in the community. Javier was previously responsible for Walmart’s regional and state business growth strategy, legislative and policy affairs, stakeholder outreach, and regional philanthropy in Central/Southern California, Nevada, New Mexico and Hawaii.
Javier has over ten years of experience working in the non-profit and political sectors. He began his career in Washington, D.C. as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Fellow and served as a constituent liaison for the Senate Democratic Steering and Coordination Committee. He returned to California to join the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) where he served as Director of Development. He then joined the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) to direct their national civic engagement programs.
Prior to joining Walmart, Javier served as a senior associate for Progressive Strategy Partners where he managed political and educational campaigns for local and statewide candidates, ballot initiatives, and public and non-governmental organizations.
Javier is currently Chairman of the LA Plaza de Cultura Y Artes in Los Angeles. He is also Co-Chair of the US Conference of Mayors Business Council. Other current board memberships include: American Red Cross of Los Angeles, Southern California Leadership Network, and Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital Foundation. Javier also co-founded HONOR PAC, a political action committee dedicated to electing Latino LGBT candidates. He served as a mayoral appointee to the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Review Commission and the Los Angeles East Area Planning Commission where he served as President.
Javier earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and resides in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles with his partner Ryan and his two doggies Canela and Kobi.