HQ Hires new Growth Consultant, Armando Rijo

Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity Welcomes Armando Rijo as Growth Consultant.

In the Growth Consultant role, Armando will join efforts related to successful growth and expansion while supporting active and provisional chapters, and developing recruitment resources. He has significant professional experience and insight which aligns with our strategic priority of growth.

Armando attended the University of Central Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2018. He subsequently attended the University of South Florida where he earned a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in 2021.

Armando is a member of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. As a member and volunteer of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc., Armando has led expansion projects on several campuses. As a graduate leader, he was named his fraternity’s National Sector Leader of the Year.

Armando shared, “Although coming from a multicultural-based organization, the fundamentals of building brotherhoods and providing men with robust leadership development are quite similar between the two organizations. In this new role, I look forward to helping Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity excel in their forward-thinking and inclusive practices through continuing to educate our membership to break barriers for our communities and utilize their voice to provide fulfilling lives for all.”

Executive Director Andy Huston added, “I’m thrilled that Armando is joining our growth team after the completion of his Master’s degree at USF. His demonstrated expansion success coupled with experiences working with USF’s Offices of Fraternity/Sorority Life, Multicultural Affairs, and the Dean of Students will help advance a transformative culture in Sigma Alpha Mu.”

Armando began working full-time for the fraternity in Indianapolis on June 1st, 2021. Learn more about our growth initiatives at sam.org/expansion.

Sigma Alpha Mu was founded in 1909 at the College of the City of New York as a fraternity of Jewish men; the organization has been open to all men of good moral character since 1953. Sigma Alpha Mu’s vision is to be the first choice of collegians seeking a forward-thinking, inclusive fraternity that enhances the university experience and prepares the fraternity member for a fulfilling life. With its International Headquarters located in Indianapolis, IN, the fraternity currently has 48 collegiate chapters and over 59,000 living alumni.