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      The Institute’s 9-month Fellowship Program combines the leadership ethos of knowledge, skills, and tools that, combined with new networks, prepares Latino professionals for elevated roles of influence in Colorado. Fellows are emerging executives who average 15 years of professional experience. They come from across Colorado and work in the education, government, non-profit, and private sectors.

      Fellow Profile


      A total of 179 Fellows have gone through the Fellowship.


      Fellows average 15 years of professional experience.


      Fellows come from diverse professional backgrounds.


      Every 6 out of 10 Fellows hold an advanced degree.

      Cohort 8

      Jorge Avendaño-Curiel

      Kaiser Permanente

      Olivia Cárdenas

      Colorado School of Mines

      JoAnna Cintrón


      Rita B. Contreras

      Financial Planning Association

      Kristy L. Duran

      Adams State University

      Kathy Faz

      National Park Services

      Loa Esquilín García

      Mayor's Office of Emergency Management

      Deana Lemos-Garcia

      City of Greeley

      Lawrence Barcelona Garcia

      Denver Public Schools

      Cohort 7

      Martha Bahamon

      University of Denver

      Candice Bataille


      Rory Berumen

      National Electrical Contractor Association (Rocky Mountain Chapter)

      Mariana del Hierro

      Colorado Department of Public Health

      Alan Dominguez

      Denver Public Schools & Loco Lane Filmworks

      Kathy Faz

      National Park Services

      Iliana Gallegos

      Colorado Department of Labor

      Jeff Gallegos


      Priscilla Gomez

      Jviation, Inc.

      Michael Gutierrez

      Trineo Ltd

      Ana Hernandez

      InScribe Education

      Monica Jimenez

      Wells Fargo

      Ana Trujillo Limon

      Financial Planning Association

      Teresa Mañago Aranda

      Empower Retirement

      Miguel Martinez

      Lake County Colorado

      Jorge Mendoza

      Bellco Credit Union

      Nelson Molina

      Adams 12 Five Star Schools

      Linda Quintanar

      Volunteers in Partnership, University of Denver

      Joel Sosa Ramos

      Ready Foods

      Felicia Romero

      Mind Springs Health

      Dr. Nick Saenz

      Adams State University

      Amanda Sandoval

      Denver City Council District 1

      Yvonne Varela

      Western Union