FELLOWSHIP

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

FELLOWS TO DATE

Total of 179 Fellows have gone through the Fellowship program.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fellows average 15 years of professional experience.

SECTOR DIVERSITY

Fellows come from diverse professional backgrounds.

ADVANCED DEGREE

More than 6 out of 10 Fellows hold an advanced degree.

Industry Representation

Aerospace
Architecture
Communications
Construction Management
Energy
Film

Financial Services
Higher Education
Human Resources
Information Technology
K-12 Education
Local Government

Marketing
Mental Health
Non-Profit
Management
Philanthropy
Public Administration

Public Health
Public Policy
Public Safety
Publishing
Real Estate
Technology

Cohort 8

Jorge Avendaño-Curiel

Kaiser Permanente

Olivia Cárdenas

Colorado School of Mines

JoAnna Cintrón

Re:Vision

Rita B. Contreras

Financial Planning Association

Kristy L. Duran

Adams State University

Arrah Gallaher

Jefferson County Housing Authority

Loa Esquilín García

Mayor's Office of Emergency Management

Deana Lemos-Garcia

City of Greeley

Lawrence Barcelona Garcia

Denver Public Schools

Rachel Garcia

RMA Group

Juan Manuel Gomez

Charter Communications

Sandra Halvatzis

The Alliance Center

April Hannon

City and County of Denver

Jesse Hernandez

Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Jose Loera

STRIVE Prep

Jhon F. Londoño

Pharos Group Strategic Solutions

Kim Lovato

Denver Police Department

Charlotte Macaluso

Pueblo City Schools District No. 60

Juan Carlos Madeni

Johns Manville

Julio Martinez Coronado

Denver Health

Josh Martinez

Nu Style Landscape and Development

Jeff Martinez

Denver Police Department

Monica X. Padilla

Denver Public Schools

Marquette Martinez Payton

Janus Henderson Investors

Anastacia V. Rodriguez

Community College of Denver

Felicia Rodriguez

City and County of Denver

Vanessa Roman

University of Colorado Boulder

Mario J. Romero

Charles Schwab

Rhonda Solis

Northern Smiles Family Dental

Carmen Murillo Stevens

San Luis Valley Immigration Center

Paola Urgilés

Phil Weiser for Colorado

Cohort 7

Martha Bahamon

University of Denver

Candice Bataille

Glowmundo

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

PwC

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