D iego E. Rivera joined the ERC on September 2014 as a Civil Rights Intern, primarily working with the Immigrant Rights and Fair Employment Programs. Currently, he is working in the Operations department as the Senior Operations Coordinator. In this role, he is responsible for providing direct administrative support to the Executive Director, Deputy Director and Senior Manager of Operations. He processes and approves financial documents, manages the internship program, and assists with human resources matters such as onboarding and off-boarding staff, coordinating interviews with potential candidates and assisting in new employee orientations. Prior to joining the Equal Rights Center, he was an Office Manager for his undergraduate institution. In this role, Diego managed the day-to-day operations of a residential complex that housed over 400 students and 19 staff members. Diego holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Human Resources Management from George Mason University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The Catholic University of America.