Fernando Guzman is Chicano/Yaqui Indian and a first‐generation college graduate. He has a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver, a master’s degree in Counseling from California State University, Sacramento, and has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Santa Clara University. Currently, he is the Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder, Colorado. For over three years, he was the Director of Faculty and Staff Recruitment and Retention at The University of Rhode Island. He has been a Diversity Consultant for Champlain College; he was the Executive Director of Multicultural Engineering Program at the Colorado School of Mines. For eight years, he was the Assistant Provost for Multicultural Faculty Recruitment and Retention at the University of Denver. For six years, he was an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. And for ten years, he worked in community mental health. Fernando has a long history of creating extremely creative and groundbreaking strategies to recruit faculty and staff members from historically marginalized groups.