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Office of Children, Youth and Families gets new Deputy Director

posted Nov 24, 2015, 3:47 PM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS
Luis Guzman
DENVER (Nov. 20, 2015) – The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) has named Luis Guzman as the new Deputy Director of the Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF).

Guzman has more than 15 years of relevant experience in both the private and public sector, most recently as a Deputy Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development focusing on human service delivery in Washington D.C., Nicaragua, Nepal, Burma, and Kosovo.

Guzman’s success in designing, managing, delivering and monitoring high-quality human services led to national recognition in the form of four Meritorious Honor Awards from the U.S. Government. Additionally, Guzman has served as an advisor to Fortune 500 executives as well as multiple U.S. Ambassadors.

“We are excited to have Luis Guzman come on board as the Deputy Director of the Office of Children, Youth and Families,” said Robert Werthwein, Director of the Office of Children, Youth and Families. “His experience in both the public and private sector will help us address and solve new and evolving challenges and opportunities within the office.”

Guzman earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California.
Nicole Grabowski - CDHS,
Nov 24, 2015, 3:47 PM