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Senior Community Engagement + Communications Specialist

Pronouns: He/him/his

Omar is a Senior Community Engagement and Communications Specialist at Zan Associates. Omar is a certified project management professional (PMP) with knowledge and experience in training and facilitation, community engagement and grant management. Omar’s previous work in government and working with non-profit organizations has led to a passion for connecting and relationship-building among multiple partners. In his most current role before Zan Associates, Omar managed  federally funded grants issued to Hennepin County organizations that reemploy residents of Hennepin County affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and specifically the BIPOC community.

stuff to know

  • I love traveling and attending electronic dance music (EDM) shows

  • I was born in Mexico but grew up in small town Minnesota with only 2 stop lights!

  • Loves all things Halloween and scary movies

  • Makes yearly trips to Mexico to visit family

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