Adalberto "Bert" Lopez is currently a Manager of Government and
Public Affairs for Atlantic City Electric, where he has 35 years of service in a variety of roles. Bert holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Thomas Edison State College, with much of his course work take at Stockton State College of New Jersey. He also holds an Associate in Applied Science with a major in Electronic Technology from Atlantic Community College and a Certification in Corporate Community Relations from Boston
Bert has a passion for community service and the President and a
founder of the Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County. For 15 years, under his leadership, “Festival Latino Americano”promoted Latino cultural heritage and raised thousands of dollars for scholarships. He was the first Latino elected to the Atlantic City Board of Education and the first Latino to serve as President of that board. Bert was a past Chairman of the Atlantic/Cumberland Chapter of the American Red Cross. He has been a leader in behavioral health, with over 25 years of service on the board of AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, including 10
years as its chairman.
Bert is on the board of the following organizations: AtlantiCare
Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, chairman of the Government Affairs committee for the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Cumberland Economic Development Board, and chairman of the Cumberland/Salem Work Investment Board.
Bert has received many awards and recognitions, including “Hometown Hero” Award
from the Atlantic County United Way and board and leadership service by
Atlanticare Behavioral Health. He was honored by the Atlantic County Chapter of the National Council on Diversity with the “Diversity Change Maker Award”. He
was the recipient of the Life Time Achievement Award from the Richard
Stockton College Council of Black Faculty and Staff. He has been named the “Citizen of the year” by the National Association of Social Workers. He has been honored by the Gloucester County Chapter of the NAACP, the Atlantic City Kiwanis
club, the Atlantic City Lions club, Boys Scouts of America, Atlantic City Weekly, Puerto Rican Parades of Atlantic City and Cumberland Counties, the Puerto Rican Action Committee of Southern New Jersey and the American Red Cross. Impact Spanish Newspaper name Bert as one of 2013’s top 100 Most Influential Latinos of the Delaware Valley. The Hispanic Leadership Summitt Committee of New Jesersy has also honored Bert with their Media Award.