Guadalupe Pacheco, M.S.W.

The Pacheco Consulting Group, LLC
1516 U Street, NW
Washington, DC
USA 20009

Biographical Sketch:
Guadalupe Pacheco recently retired from federal service as Senior Health Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Mr. Pacheco occupied mid-level and senior level management positions in non-profit, State and Federal government sectors. In his previous capacity as Senior Health Advisor to the Director for Minority Health, Mr. Pacheco assisted in developing policies and initiatives to mitigate health disparities that affected racial and ethnic minority communities. He served as project officer for agency contracts, grants, and other procurement instruments. Moreover, he concurrently staffed the Office of Minority Health’s Center for Linguistic and Cultural Competence in Health Care and the OMH’s Center for Emergency Preparedness in Underserved Communities portfolios. Under the cultural competency portfolio, Mr. Pacheco served as the project officer for the initial development of the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care (CLAS) and the version 2.0 of CLAS.