Jeyben Castro -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Mr. Jeyben Castro currently serves as the Senior Community Engagement Manager for a Washington DC area Energy company. In this role, he is the community manager for the Virginia Territory and in charge of Hispanic Engagement for all their territories; Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Mr. Castro develops the relationship between the Energy company and the Latino Community in all their districts.

 

Before this role, Mr. Castro was the Outreach Director for the United States Senate Republican Task Force on Hispanic Affairs, under Senator Orrin Hatch. In this capacity, Mr. Castro worked with other Senate Republican offices to meet and partner with community leaders and organizations from across the country to address, educate and find solutions to issues impacting the Hispanic community. Mr. Castro was also a part of the Oversight team on the Senate Finance Committee which combats fraud, waste, and abuse within agencies, programs and activities under Committee jurisdiction.

 

With a long history of public service, Mr. Castro served ten years in the U.S. Navy, promoted Corporate Citizenship as a Public Affairs Manager for a Fortune 500 company for nine years and in 2012 joined the Republican National Committee as one of six Hispanic Outreach Directors in charge of the Hispanic Vote for the Presidential election. In 2013, Mr. Castro joined the team at Leadership Institute (LI), one of the nation’s premier organizations responsible for training activists, students and leaders.

 

Mr. Castro resides in Maryland. He was born in El Sauce, Nicaragua and migrated to Miami Florida when he was ten years old. Board member of Latinos Student Fund, an Education based non-profit and the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute at George Washington University. Graduate of George Mason University.

Jeyben Castro