Fernando Rodríguez

Fernando joined Craft3 as the Coordinator of the Hispanic Community Services Program in 2004. He has since been promoted to Director of Immigrant Programs (2006), Accountant (2009) and is currently Financial System Analyst. He is also active as Board Director of the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council.  

Prior to joining the Craft3 team in January 2004, Fernando was a Migrant Bilingual Assistant at the Ilwaco Jr/Sr High School in Ilwaco, WA. While in México, he worked at Banco de México FIRA as Software developer and Systems Analysis and Design Specialist for 10 years to formulate, to evaluate, to analyze and to implement agriculture projects. At Universidad Latina de América he held the position as Director and teacher of the Computer Systems’ School for 9 years teaching computer science, computer programming, operations research, systems and software analysis and design.

Fernando received his Industrial Engineer from MIT (Morelia Institute of Technology). Fernando earned a Master Degree in Computer Science from Toluca Institute of Technology, a Master Degree is Information Systems from Fundación Arturo Rosenblueth, has a Degree in Financials from Universidad LaSalle Campus Morelia. Fernando grew up primarily in Morelia, Michoacán México.

Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) providing loans that strengthen businesses, families and the environment throughout Oregon and Washington. With capital support from financial, philanthropic and religious institutions and corporations, government agencies and accredited individual investors, Craft3 has invested more than $400 million in Northwest communities since 1994.