The Hispanic JOVENES OF Gen Z
Armando is a first-generation Mexican-American, and the first of his family to have graduated college. He now has two Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Pastoral Theology and has served in leadership on various local, regional and national boards and organizations. He has over 20 years of professional experiences in various ministries serving all age groups in Catholic Dioceses and Non-Profits. Armando serves nationally and internationally as a coach, consultant, advocate, trainer, speaker, strategist and nonprofit professional focusing on areas of strategy, vision, planning, stewardship, social media, youth and young adult engagement and intercultural competencies.
Currently he is the Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Orange, sits on the Board of Directors for ODB Films, is a Ministry Coach for Parish Success Group and serves as an Associate for Church Media Solution. He, his wife and their newborn live in the City of Orange in sunny southern California