Elder Jorge M. Alvarado was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 2019, at age 48. At the time of his call he was serving as a high councilor in his local stake (a collection of congregations).
Elder Alvarado studied management at the University of Puerto Rico in 1992. He has worked as a manager for Sam’s Club, regional manager for Walmart Puerto Rico Inc., and manager and facilitator for Franklin Covey. Most recently he worked as an international manager for Self-Reliance Services at Church headquarters in Salt Lake City.
Elder Alvarado has served in many Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Tampa Florida Mission, ward mission leader, branch president, district council, mission executive secretary, stake president, Area Seventy in the North America Southeast and Caribbean Areas, president of the Puerto Rico San Juan Mission and counselor in a bishopric.
Jorge Miguel Alvarado Pazo was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on November 21, 1970. He married Cari Lu Rios in 1992. They are the parents of three children.