His educational background includes a BA in Behavioral Science, an advance management certificate from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College with concentration in entrepreneurship. He has served on the Prospanica (fka National Society of Hispanic MBA) National Board of Directors since 2012.
His career has led him through meaningful milestones as a business leader. As CEO and co-founder of Rocha Financial Group, he served on the Board of Directors of Orlando Inc. (Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce.) He received the “Young Entrepreneur” award from the Women Hispanic Chamber and also received the “Distinguished Supporter” award and named honorary member of the Hispanic American Professional & Businesswomen’s Association (HAPBWA). In 2014, he was the recipient of the “Emotional Intelligence Champion” award from the Society of Emotional Intelligence. And then in 2015, Julio was appointed to the Orange County Public Schools Advisory Board and later graduated from the OCPS Leadership Orange Academy as well as the Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s City Academy. Lastly, he currently serves on the Latin American Citizens Advisory Committee with the Orange County Sheriff Office.