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|Webinar Bios: Latino Masculinity in Today’s Corporate Culture|
Jeffrey Vargas is a workforce visionary who believes in living a life of purpose, on purpose. He is first and foremost a dad to Xochitl Rose (11), Diego Lee (9), and Elijah Derrick (6) and a husband - then the work stuff comes into play. He is the Founder and President of Generationology LLC, a human capital consulting practice that helps organizations learn how to build intergenerational trust, mitigate generational conflict, and jump-start intergenerational collaboration. Jeff is a nationally known figure in the learning and development community and is widely identified as the nation’s expert on generational differences in the federal government. He is the founder of the 3500-member Chief Learning Officers Network on LinkedIn, an instructor at the Brookings Institution, an advisor to George Mason’s Chief Learning Officers Certificate program and a Learning Collaborator where he enjoys working with world renowned leadership experts like Ken Blanchard. Jeff is also the founder of the Hispanic Youth Symposium – a three-day, four-night leadership development program for high school students.
Before starting his own consulting practice, Jeff enjoyed a 22-year career in the federal service, serving in numerous senior-level human capital roles in the Department of Energy where he designed, developed and deployed agency-wide human capital initiatives that increased employee engagement and organizational efficiency and effectiveness. His undergraduate degree is in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and he is a graduate of Georgetown Universities Training Specialist Program and the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia. Today he resides with his wife and kids in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado.
Jason Rosario is a Social Entrepreneur, Cultural Creative and Founder of The Lives of Men, an integrated media and lifestyle brand that chronicles stories the diverse interests of men of color. An Afro-Latino man of and for the culture, has dedicated his work to increasing the flow of opportunity to communities of color.
Through his work, Jason has developed an intersectional feminist perspective of masculinity within the context of culture, identity, and self-actualization. He has been featured in various media outlets including; TheGrio, Huff Post Black Voices, NowThis, Netflix, Fox 5 News, and Hot97.
A sought-after motivational speaker, he has delivered keynote speeches at HBO (Hispanic Heritage Month), DisruptHR, as well as various Colleges/Universities throughout the Tri-State area.
Jason is a graduate of NYU’s Stern School of Business and has a background in finance. With a unique blend of style, culture, education and spirituality, Jason’s aim is to inspire, activate and nurture the development of well-rounded men.
Mark L. Madrid is CEO of the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN), a non-profit organization focused on strengthening America through funding Latino research and education impact programs at Stanford University.
George Bermudez, Ph.D., Psy.D., a Clinical-Community Psychologist and Certified Psychoanalyst. A member of the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis-Los Angeles (ICP-LA), former Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, specializing in Multicultural Clinical Psychology; Dr. Bermudez is currently Core Faculty & Director of the Child /Family Studies Specialization at Antioch University-Los Angeles (AULA). He is the Founding Director of the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Internship Training at Children’s Institute, Inc., where he developed an innovative bilingual-bicultural clinical psychology internship, applying and integrating the principles of community psychoanalysis with evidence-based practice and multiculturalism.