Fernando serves as the Chief of Staff of Waco Family Medicine where he supports healthcare workers to keep the community safe and healthy. He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and an MBA. From there, Fernando pursued his Masters in Educational Administration at Concordia University. His interest in bettering the community was fostered through his experiences serving as a global business and DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) consultant and advisor for a Fortune 50 high-tech firm, as well as a public and private school educator and administrator, an organizer who mobilized community members, and a nonprofit leader who catalyzed socioeconomic betterment initiatives.
Some of the ways he currently is involved in the Waco community include:
-Championing entrepreneurs on the StartUp Waco founding board
-Board member of Inspiración Waco
-Board member of City Center Waco
For fun, you can find him enjoying live music, hiking with his children, perfecting (or unintentionally ruining) Yucatec Cuisine, or raising pond koi fish.