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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Frank Fernandez
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Frank Fernandez was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fernandez attended Arizona State University majoring in political science. He later moved to Minnesota and attended Hamline University School of Law. He held several positions including executive director of the Nevada Association of Health Plans. Fernandez is currently the vice president of government programs for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, president and CEO of Blue Plus, and co-chair to the Diversity Council. He is married with two children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Jobs held; family background; childhood; Latino community; diversity; playing soccer; religion; bilingual in Spanish and English; folkloric dance and traditions; racism; relationships; friendships; Minnesota weather; Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio; Latino Law Student Association; Hispanic Bar Association; Latino businesses; citizenship; Jovenes de Salud; working with high risk Latino youth; translating; National Society of Hispanic MBAs; fundraising; law school; and community involvement.
Quantity 1 digital file
25 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Measurements 01:25:48 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: Fernandez, Frank
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 01/17/2011
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.11
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'