LA Downtown News named Hernan Diaz Alonso one of six power players poised to impact Downtown in 2016. The individuals featured are all new to either Downtown or their job. Diaz Alonso, who became Director of SCI-Arc last September, will play a key role in how SCI-Arc interacts with the rapidly developing Arts District. “As the Arts District evolves and new people and companies arrive, longtime stakeholders will look to Diaz Alonso and SCI-Arc to help set the agenda and maintain the community’s historic look and feel,” the newspaper posits. Diaz Alonso shares the bill with other newly appointed Downtown leaders in business, publishing and the arts.