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Who is Mauricio Velásquez?

Mauricio Velásquez is the President of The Diversity Training Group (DTG) in Herndon, VA. Mauricio serves as a diversity trainer, sexual harassment prevention trainer, executive coach, mentoring trainer, expert witness, and assists organizations with multicultural marketing, selling, and customer service.
DTG’s clients include small and large, Public and private organizations. A partial list includes American Society of Health Systems Professionals, Arbitron, Association of State and territorial Health Officials, Bread for the World, Community Partnership for the Homeless (Miami, Florida), Health Officials, HudsonMann, Jones Lang LaSalle, Management Concepts, National Council on Aging, National Exchange Services, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Navy Exchange Services, SEIU, Skanska, US Department of Justice, Thompson Coburn, USCIS.

Mr. Velásquez is.....

  • a graduate of the University of Virginia (B.A. Economics and Psychology) and The George Washington University (M.B.A. Human Resource Management).
  • an expert witness listed with the Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA).
  • the first diversity consultant/trainer on the internet, reaching millions with his website DiversityDTG.com.
  • an executive coach brought in to coach executives 1:1.
  • a nationally recognized author appearing in local, regional, and national publications including American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) publications, the Managing Diversity newsletter, and Profiles in Diversity Journal.
  • a former teacher at American University, a past part-time faculty member with the Johns Hopkins University, visiting lecturer with The George Washington University, and instructor for Howard Community and Baltimore City Community Colleges.
  • a guest commentator on Curtis Court TV, a nationally recognized court TV show and has been interviewed on over 30 radio stations nationwide.
  • featured all over the United States in magazines such as Landscape News, NM Pro, The Scientist, Overhaul & Maintenance, Graduating Engineer, and Baltimore Business Journal and newspapers such as the Baltimore Sun, Daily Record, Washington Times, New York Times, and Supermarket News.
  • the past Area II Diversity Director for SHRM, and the editor of the newsletter, "Diversity Alive."
    very proud of the breadth of DTG's work in non-profit sectors, from law enforcement agencies to Native American tribal organizations.
  • bilingual and has lived abroad in several foreign countries and traveled to nearly thirty countries on three continents.
  • a presenter at national diversity conferences sponsored by Society for Human Resource Management, International Quality and Productivity Center, Linkage International and Working Mother Magazine.
  • founder of two new companies recently formed - Spanish Translation Services, LLC (STS) and Harassment Prevention Specialists, LLC (HPS).
  • Mauricio is a former human resource generalist and also served as a demographic researcher for the Internal Revenue Service where he first anticipated the rise of diversity inside and outside the workplace. He has had the good fortune to work with Dr. W. Edwards Deming, Peter F. Drucker, and Jerry Harvey. Mauricio credits much of his interest in human resource management and the earning of his MBA to their influences.
  • Mauricio has trained over 450,000 employees, managers, and executives in the areas of diversity, gender equity, mentoring, and multicultural marketing and selling.
  • Mauricio has trained in all environments and all industries from law enforcement and military to the White House to Native American tribes to healthcare, high tech, low tech, for profit and not for profit.
  • Mauricio has trained in every state but North Dakota and his life and work have taken him to over 75 countries including most recently Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Italy, Spain ,Japan, and even Guam.
  • Mauricio has trained more than a half million participants (employees, supervisors, managers, executives) in his 20-year career.