Luis Ortiz is the Enrollment Manager at the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) and also serves as an adjunct professor. Mr. Ortiz is a first-generation college student who graduated from the College of Menominee Nation in 2008, with an Associates of Arts and Sciences Degree in Business Administration. Upon graduating from CMN, he continued his educational journey at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB). Mr. Ortiz triple majored in 2012 in Economics, Public Administration, and Environmental Policy and Planning. During that time, Luis also received a certificate from the Environmental Management Institute of Business. In the spring of 2015, Mr. Ortiz was selected as a Master’s Degree Fellow by the American Indian College Fund. Luis is currently waiting on the final approval of his capstone project to get his master’s degree in Sustainable Management.
Highlights of his educational and professional experience include volunteering for the Menominee Indian Economic Development Authority in 2010. In 2011 in honor of Native American Heritage month, Luis took on the leadership role of planning a Social Dance at UWGB’s Richard Mathue Center. Luis was selected by his supervisors in 2014 to participate in the Shirley Daly Leadership Academy. He was selected as a guest speaker at the STEM Academy for Renewable Energy and Research Conference in 2015. In 2017, Luis studied abroad in Chile studying their economic and environmental issues and strategies to combat them. Lately Mr. Ortiz is exploring his interests in data analytics and will be awarded a certification in December 2019.