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Leadership Institute 2017 Co-Lead Facilitators Announced!

We are excited to announce the two Co-Lead Facilitators for Leadership Institute 2017! The two facilitators are Bro. Nathan Olmeda and Bro. Gabe Lara.

Bro. Nathan and Bro. Gabe will be joining us in leading over 200 brothers at this year’s Leadership Institute at Vanderbilt University. As coordinators, they will be responsible for the creation and implementation of the curriculum.

Check out their bios below.

Bro. Nathan Olmeda

Nathan “La Voz” Olmeda crossed at the Nu Beta Chapter (Bowling Green State University) in the Spring semester of 2007. Since then he has gone on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from BGSU as well as his Master’s Degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs from Iowa State University. Nathan has moved to Southern California where he has served as the Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator for California State University, Fullerton. He presently works at USC Hybrid High School as the Alumni Coordinator, where he supports alumni through their first year of college. His Greek experiences range from council advisement, chapter advisement, professional conference attendance and presentations, workshop coordination and facilitation, and more. He does it all for the love of SLB!

Bro. Gabe Lara

Gabe Lara earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Sociology from Western Illinois University and his Master of Arts degree in Management & Leadership with an emphasis in Organizational Change, and Student Development from Webster University. He is pursuing his Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership at Southeastern University. For over 15 years, Gabe has been in diversity education; 3 years in Human Resources under Training & Development, and 12 years in Student Affairs working at the community college level, a mid-size four-year institution, and a large four-year flagship institution. His areas of concentration include multicultural identity theory, inclusive leadership development, workplace diversity, student mentoring, and training needs assessment.

Leadership Institute 2017 will be held from June 22-25, 2017 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. For more information on Leadership Institute 2017, read here. Information regarding registration will be sent out to all entities in March.