Valtas Group is pleased to announce that Arthur Padilla has joined our Consulting Team.
Arthur is a proven leader and a community impact specialist. He has worked on initiatives to reduce HIV infection rates in Southern Arizona, oppression of LBGTQ youth in Washington DC, and drug addiction in Seattle. Arthur has also lent his professional expertise to provide community therapy in Northern New Mexico for those dealing with mental health issues.
He has participated in a variety of educational initiatives in Alaska to support distance learning for frontline workers as well as evaluating cultural difference awareness programs. In these roles he worked with students, teachers, school administrators, and Native Corporations to help people understand and appreciate cultural differences in their communities.
Colleagues of his have said,
Arthur is transformational. He leads by example and inspires colleagues to deliver the best work of their lives. An optimist by nature, Arthur creates an environment which drips potential – even when acknowledging the challenges inherent in any situation. A true leader.
Arthur has also led anti-racist and anti-oppression programs that have had a widespread reach across the country. He recently finished putting together a multi-year initiative with the YWCA USA to equip leaders to take a trauma-informed approach to benefit girls of color nationally.
Arthur has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology: Community Development from Prescott College.
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About Valtas Group
Valtas Group works as Interim Executive Directors, to support nonprofit organizations in times of transition and during the uncertainty during leadership change.
Valtas Group drives the search process for new executive leadership roles in partnership with the board, senior leaders, and staff leadership. They have a variety of comprehensive resources specific to social sector leadership to guide your transition needs. The result is better continuity to preserve your organization’s core mission and ensure its ongoing success.
Contact us to learn about executive interim and placement services.
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