Guillermo Garcia, Counselor and Puente Coordinator has six years of experience working in a community college setting. Prior to SRJC he worked at Mendocino College as the Native American Outreach Coordinator and as the Interim Director of the Career and Transfer Center. Before Mendocino College he worked at Long Beach City College for three years as an Outreach Specialist and as an Adjunct Financial Aid Counselor. During his graduate studies at Cal Poly SLO he worked as a TRIO counselor for Talent Search and the Upward Bound program. His passion is to promote diversity and cultural exchange by organizing community events and supporting students in a safe culturally rich environment.