Before launching Treviño Strategic Consulting, Fernando served as the Deputy Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs in Philadelphia. In this capacity, he advised Mayor Michael A. Nutter on immigrat affairs, coordinated the Mayor’s engagement with international delegations and diplomatic officials –including the planning and execution of the Mayor’s delegation trip to Mexico–, and was a member of the Executive Team that obtained the designation of World Heritage City for Philadelphia.
Before joining the Nutter Administration, Fernando worked for President Obama’s reelection campaign as Pennsylvania State Director of Operation Vote. He supervised the campaign’s strategy to mobilize core demographic groups, including African-Americans, Latinos, Women, Youth, Asian-Americans, Jewish-Americans, the LGBT community, and Veterans and Military Families. The Latino program was particularly successful having increased the Latino turnout by 50% compared to the 2008 general election.
Before OFA, Fernando worked for the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and its affiliate Democracia USA. He also worked for Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs as staff attorney for the consulates in Eagle Pass, New Orleans, and Philadelphia.
Among other recognitions, Fernando has been named one of the most influential Latinos in Pennsylvania, received from the Philadelphia Bar Association the “International Law Award” for outstanding achievement by a graduate student, and is currently recognized as National Political Partner by the Truman National Security Project. He is also a recipient of the 2015 Philadelphia Business Journal – 40 Under 40 Award.
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