Javier C. Angulo

Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations


Walmart Stores, Inc.

Javier Angulo serves as Walmart’s Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Los Angeles and Orange County, California Central Coast, New Mexico and Hawaii. In this role, he oversees the company’s business growth strategy and initiatives in the region. Javier is a member of the Walmart Foundation’s California State Giving Council and the Los Angeles Giving Committee where he focuses efforts to fund high-impact community programs.

Javier has over ten years of experience working in the non-profit and political sectors with an emphasis in expanding opportunities for disenfranchised communities. 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. There he was charged for coordinating high-level interactions between Senate Democrats and various ethnic/business constituency groups. He returned to California to join the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) where he served as Director of Development and managed the organization’s fundraising and corporate development strategy. He then joined the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) to direct their national civic engagement programs, including overseeing operations in the organization’s Los Angeles, New York and Houston program offices.

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 a board member of the Los Angeles Business Federation, Orange County Business Council, Central City Association of Los Angeles, Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Homeboy Industries, La Plaza de Cultura Y Artes, New Economics for Women, Valley Industrial and Commerce Association (VICA) and the Valley Economic Alliance. He is also a Founder and immediate past president of HONOR PAC, a political action committee that helps elect Latino LGBT candidates in California. Javier has 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.

A native Angeleno, Javier earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and resides in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

The Latin Business Association is proud to have the corporate support of Walmart Stores, Inc. and extremely pleased to have Mr. Javier C. Angulo as an expert panelist for the 5th Annual LBA Minority Women’s Conference Retail & Banking Panel.