Education Program Officer
Joseph Gutierrez is the Education Program Officer at the Maddox Fund, a nonprofit foundation that supports organizations that improve the lives of young people and further wildlife conservation in Middle Tennessee. He is originally from Los Angeles, California and graduated from UCLA. Prior to moving to Nashville in 2014, he taught English in South Korea. Joseph received a masters in Community Development from Vanderbilt University where his studies focused on organizational studies, social networks, and the intersection of school and community. Outside of his work at Maddox, Joseph is also the Executive Director of API Middle Tennessee, an Asian and Pacific Islander-serving organization that is working towards racial justice by building API community, lifting API voices, and unpacking API identities.