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Erbstoesser: "Max" push to put Alpha Upsilon Sig in Congress 

By Gene Erbstoesser

Constantine Sig

AU 1970


I have known Max from his Alpha Upsilon undergraduate years in the USC Business School and have followed his career with keen interest, including his current effort in the primary race for the 47th Congressional District covering the SoCal coastal cities of Irvine, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Seal Beach. Personally, I view Max as the most competent grassroots America First candidate, based on both his academic degree and cutting edge, data driven business experience with the financial tech companies ACORNS (a financial app aimed primarily at millennials to help them save and invest via spare change and round ups) and FLOAT (a credit sharing app). Max and his wife Marilyn, currently expecting their first child, are family-centric and share commonality with the values and dreams for America with the constituents Max would represent if elected.


Max would be a great addition to the more than 10 other Sigs already in Congress. Regardless if you reside in Max’s district, I urge every Sig to support Max and help spread the news to their friends, work colleagues and associates of his superior talents and qualities of character and of his keen desire and commitment to serving all Americans. 


You can check Max out at or on I Instagram at maxforoc. I know he would welcome your support at any level. 

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Max Ukropina and Gene Erbstoesser.HEIC

Max Ukropina pledged Alpha Upsilon in 2007 and graduated in 2010. His uncle Bill Ukropina is also a Sig, from Beta Upsilon at Washington State University. Max is seen to the right with Grand Praetor Harry Palmer and Order of Constantine Sig Gene Erbstoesser. Gene and Max are above as well.

If elected, Max would follow a long line of Sigs in Congress, including a number of Alpha Upsilon brothers.

To read more about Max, go to

Max w GP and Gene.HEIC
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