Ricardo (He/Him) is excited to join Rainbow Railroad as a Programs Officer in July 2022. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Ricardo also completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership Management from Seneca College. Currently, Ricardo is completing studies in Settlement Work at Fanshawe College. Prior to joining Rainbow Railroad Ricardo garnered over 15 years of experience where he worked in the Insurance and Customer Service Industry. Additionally, Ricardo worked at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto as a Program Facilitator and Project Coordinator where he emphasized empowerment through knowledge sharing helping LGBTQ+ newcomers that access the services to thrive. Ricardo is an avid hiker on weekends you can find Ricardo climbing mountains, exploring caves, and contemplating nature like William Wordsworth.