Diego Cortez Rios | Program Associate
Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Program Associate Diego Cortez Rios brings to the Kansas Leadership Center a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to community service. Diego attended Northern Illinois University and is currently pursuing a degree in business administration at Butler Community College. His educational journey reflects his dedication to personal growth and leadership development. His path also includes a remarkable four-year stint in the Air Force, where he acquired invaluable leadership skills and a profound understanding of what it means to serve his country and community.
As a proud Mexican American with a loving family, Diego embodies the values of hard work, dedication, and a strong sense of responsibility. Diego’s decision to join KLC stems from a shared vision and common goals. He is passionate about the art and practice of leadership and eagerly looks forward to bringing his vision and unwavering work ethic to our community. He’s excited to join the team and contribute to KLC’s mission of positive change and community growth.