The Spanish Village Foundation is pleased to congratulate one of its directors, John Alpay, for receiving the award of Outstanding General Counsel at the Orange County Business Journal’s 2nd Annual General Counsel Awards recently at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine. The event was attended by more than 400 members of the legal and business communities, including the 36 nominees along with winners from the inaugural event last year.
Alpay, who holds a juris doctor and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, now serves as director of legal affairs at Oakley Inc., part of the international, publicly traded Luxottica Group based in Milan, Italy.
The San Clemente resident was recognized not only for his contributions to the Orange County legal community, but also to the Capistrano Unified School District. He was elected to the board of trustees last year. Alpay has served as on San Clemente’s Beaches, Parks and Recreation Commission, a member of the Talega Budget and Finance Committee, a member of the San Clemente Sunrise Rotary and a member, Hawaiian Surf Club of San Onofre.
via San Clemente Times.