Damian Maldonado holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and serves as a consultant to various educational and non-profit organizations in California. Damian has extensive experience, both as an employee and consultant, conducting training on topics such as leadership development, social emotional learning (emotional intelligence), organizational development and has conducted community needs assessments for public and non-profit organizations.
Over the years, he has held a variety of leadership positions in the areas of law enforcement, health care, education and youth programs. In one of his education roles, Damian served as Regional Lead for Expanded Learning Programs in two separate regions in the state and was responsible for providing technical assistance and support to over 700 after school sites in 10 counties. In his most recent role, Damian served as the Director of Training & Development for a $1B public, non-profit Medicaid managed care health plan serving over 350,000 beneficiaries in several California counties.